Yellow Pear Cherry Heirloom Tomato

Description: Heirloom. Long, indeterminate vines produce a seemingly endless supply of mild flavored, pear-shaped tomatoes all summer. The tiny tomatoes are borne in clusters. This is one of the prettiest tomatoes in the garden — it’s beautiful in salads! This variety is known to bear fruit dependably through summer weather. Vines can grow 8 feet Read More …

White Cherry Heirloom Tomato

Description: The best tasting and best performing white strain of tomato that is available – sweet & fruity, with a real tomato flavour. The fruits ripen to a very pale yellow, almost pure white. The amount of exposure to the sun effects the amount of yellow. If there is good leaf cover, then you can Read More …

Ukrainian Purple Heirloom Tomato

Description: Also known as Purple Russian, this is a very popular heirloom. The plum-shaped fruits are purple-red and they have a flavourful, sweet and meaty flesh. Indeterminate vine type, resistant to cracking and very productive, the fruit ripens throughout the season. My Ukrainian Purple Tomato Experiment: From approximately 20 seeds sowed in January, I ended up Read More …

Tigerella Tomato

Description: Tigerella is a bi-coloured tomato cultivar, relatively small, 2 to 4 ounces (60-120 g), and early (59 days). Upon maturity the fruit is red with yellow stripes, and has a sweet flavour. An old variety that is well worth growing, this is an indeterminate variety and best grown as a cordon (vine). It also has good disease resistance. Read More …

Summersun Gold Queen Cherry Heirloom Tomato

Description: Summersun Queen Cherry Tomato has crisp bite, yellow golden skin and yellow flesh, surprisingly full, very sweet tropical flavour due to very low acidity and are almost impervious to cracking. Just a few healthy plants will produce buckets of beautiful tomatoes loaded with flavour and nutrition on plants that are just over 12-18″ high. Read More …

Riesentraube Heirloom Tomato

Description: This is an heirloom cherry tomato from Germany which was grown by the Pennsylvania Dutch (who were in fact German) as early as the 1856. The variety’s name translates from the German as “giant bunch of grapes”. The compact indeterminate plants produce huge clusters of 20-40 red fruits, 1 1/2 x 1 1/2″, with Read More …

Purple Cherokee Heirloom Tomato

Description: Cherokee purple is the name of a cultivar of tomato that develops a fruit with a dark mahogany-red colour while maintaining a somewhat greenish hue near the stem when mature for eating. It was one of the first of the darker colour group of tomatoes sometimes described as “blacks”, marketed by US seed companies to home Read More …

Purple Tomatillo

Description: Purple Tomatillos, botanically named Physalis ixocarpa or Physalis philadelphica, are a member of the Solanaceae family alongside the tomato, and are in the genus Physalis, along with the cape gooseberry. The Tomatillo is known by many names, including Jamberry, Husk Cherry, Husk Tomato or Mexican Tomato. Tomatillos are heirlooms, and saved seed can be Read More …

Orange Rapture Cherry Tomato

My Orange Rupture Cherry Tomato Experiment: I bought these tomatoes from Tesco and they have an amazing flavour and really smell like freshly picked tomatoes. I could not find any details about this variety besides of what’s written on the package. They are called Orange Rupture, Royal Star variety and grown in Kent, UK in Read More …

Chadwick Cherry Tomato

Description Developed by the late master English horticulturalist expert Alan Chadwick, vines produce high yields of delicious 1-ounce red fruits, slightly larger than most cherry tomatoes. Disease resistant, indeterminate, native to the dry highlands of Peru, the plants continue growing until frost with fruit ripening until the plant dies. Nutrients: dietary fiber, vitamins A, C Read More …