Chart is organized by fruit size, then Variety name.
*Indeterminate = produces fruit all season, a little bit at a time
*Determinate = has a short period of fruit set, lots of tomatoes all at once
|Type||Variety||Description||Days to maturity||Colour||Growth habit*||Container-Friendly?|
|Cherry||Black Cherry||Large cherry tomato - sweet and a bit smoky with black shoulders and red base when ripe.
||A very early, red cherry tomato with remarkable weather tolerance and keeping quality. Vigorous and productive, yielding firm, small, crack-resistant fruits. Bushy habit needs no staking or cages.||Early
|Cherry||Brad's Atomic Grape||Multi-coloured grape type with sweet & citrussy flavour.||Mid||Multi||Indeterminate|
||2-bite sized, juicy fruits, perfect for snacks and salads.
|Cherry||Galina's Yellow||This very sweet golden-yellow cherry tomato is about the size of a quarter and produced in clusters. The flavor is not just sweet, but has a special depth of rich flavor. Productive.
|Cherry||Gardener's Sweetheart||Heart-shaped cherries grown from seed we saved on our farm! Sweet and firm with pointed tips. Incredibly crack-resistant and pretty. Exhibited significant blight resistance for us.
|Cherry||Matt's Wild Cherry||Flavour packed little red tomatoes with smooth texture great for kids grazing in the garden. Large, productive plants with some resistance to late blight.
||Extreme dwarf grows to only 12"! Perfect for planters or even patio table centerpieces. Produces many bite size red fruit. An ideal container variety that is actually prolific! (Replaces Tiny Tim this year)
|Cherry||Pink Bumble Bee||Oval, crack resistant cherries, pink with gold stripes, sweet, rich flavour. Firm.
|Cherry||Rideau||From the Seeds of Diversity seed library, extremely productive plant, sweet but with a tomato-y flavour and very crack-resistant.
|Cherry||Sprite||Red grape type. Sweet, but also dries well. Compact for an indeterminate plant.||Early||Red||Indeterminate||Y|
|Cherry||Sun Sugar (hybrid)||SO SWEET! Bright tangerine-orange cherry tomatoes. Vigorous plants start yielding early and bear tomato candy right through the season.
|Cherry||Sunrise Bumblebee||Gorgeous gold fruits streaked with pink. Indet. Crack-resistant.||Multi|
||Trailing plant, intended for hanging planters. Produces red cherry tomatoes on small plants that grow down aprox 2'.
|Cherry||Velvet Red||1" super-sweet red fruits on small plants with very ornamental silvery grey, fuzzy foliage. Rare.
|Cherry||Yellow Pear||This extremely old variety makes a vigorous plant that bears enormous numbers of bright yellow, bite-sized fruit. The flavor is deliciously tangy. Perfect for summer salads and preserving
|Paste||Amish Canning||Large, pointed, meaty fruits. Angie's favourite paste tomato. Good flavour and production. TRELLIS.
|Paste||Roma||Productive plum tomato with good disease resistance. Vigorous and strong, producing heavy yields of picture-perfect, thick-walled fruits with deep red color and mild flavor. Great for sauce or freezing.
|Paste||San Marzano||Old Italian variety that produces 3 1/2" fat side fruits with few seeds.
||Bloody Butcher||Extra-early 2oz red fruits grow on trusses. Very good flavour for an early variety.||Early
|Salad||Glacier||Early, red saladette that sets fruit at 24". Very appropriate for containers.||Early||Red||Indeterminate||Y|
|Salad||Green Zebra||Bright green with dark green striping, tangy taste, perfect in salads.
|Salad||Jaune Flamme||Plant yields 2 oz bright orange fruit, borne in clusters of 6-8. Flesh relatively soft but with thicker skins to help prevent cracking. Excellent sweet-tart taste. Although small, these hold their own on a toasted tomato sandwich.
|Salad||Violet Jasper||From the Seeds of Diversity seed library, a violet-purple fruit with green and metallic streaks, more tangy than sweet and quite juicy. Incredibly productive plants produces many 1-3 oz tomatoes.
|Slicer||Beaver Lodge||Extremely early slicing variety, bred at the Beaverlodge Research Centre in Northern Alberta for short, cool seasons. Wonderful tomato-y taste normally associated with beefsteak tomatoes, unusual for such an early tomato.
|Slicer||Black Krim||Medium-large, globe-shaped, dark red-purple fruits with green/black shoulders. Full flavour. Great on sandwiches and burgers.
|Slicer||Arctic Rose||Compact plant with meaty salmon-pink, 3-8oz fruits.
|Slicer||Cosmonaut Volkov||The large, deep red globes have a complex sweet/tart flavour. It is comparable to many of the large and tasty heirlooms but with very little cracking or yellow shoulders. Perfect for sandwiches and adding to sauces.
|Slicer||Dwarf Purple Heart||Rich, meaty large purple/pink fruits on 3' plants. Heavy producer for a dwarf. Few seeds.
|Slicer||Golden Oxheart||Beautiful heart-shaped, golden-yellow fruits. Meaty, with a delicious, well-balanced flavor. Plant grows strong vines that tend to sprawl if not tied up.
|Slicer||Hubert's Pink||Mid-sized, rosy pink fruits loaded with intense tomato flavor. Think Brandywine, but more regularly shaped and about 1/2 the size.
|Slicer||Japanese Black Trifele||Unusual pear shape and burgundy color. Good yields of 4-6 oz. fruit with excellent, rich flavor. Potato leaf plants.
|Slicer||Kangaroo Paw||Compact plants, med/large fruits, meaty texture, & few seeds - perfect for salsas and sandwiches.
|Slicer||Lucky Swirl Dwarf||Vigorous dwarf plants laden with medium to large sized slicers that are yellow on the top, orange in the middle & red on the bottom. Delightfully rich, delicious fruit flavor.
|Slicer||Mennonite Orange||Beautiful orange fruits that are very juicy, flavourful, and sweet with a buttery texture. Great for salads and sandwiches.
|Slicer||Moskvich||Fruits are round to slightly flattened with deep red colour and luscious, rich flavour. Very meaty. Great for sandwiches, salads, and canning.
|Slicer||Oxheart||Heart-shaped pink fruit that weigh up to 1 pound. Very meaty flesh contains few seeds making this a favorite for slicing as well as for roasting or sauce. Great flavor and good productivity.
||Dark red, flattened beefsteak with pronounced ribbing. 8-12o with incredible depth of flavour.
|Slicer||Pink Passion||Dwarf plant, pink coloured, juicy, balanced sweetness perfect for slicing, salads and salsas.
|Slicer||Red Zebra||Fire engine red fruit are covered with bright yellow stripes. Sweet and flavorful. Keep well on the counter after picking.
||Dwarf indet plants with soft-fleshed fruits. Heavy producer is very impressive for its size!
|Slicer||Striped German||Gorgeous, meaty, orange/pink/yellow mottled fruits growing from 1/2-2lbs each. Awesome, sweet, beefsteak flavour. One of Ang's absolute favourites.
|Slicer||Sub Arctic Plenty||One of the very earliest tomatoes, with 2-3" fruits that set well in cool weather. Bred in Alberta. Not a dwarf variety, but a small enough plant that it will work fine in containers as well as in the ground.
|Slicer||Taxi||Actually a semi-determinate with heavy early production, but a smaller amount continuing longer. 4-6oz low acid fruits - a favourite in our CSA.