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Tomatoes and Cousins

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GroupSubCropVarietyCatDescriptionAvail InDTM
Ground CherriesCape GooseberryAmbrosiaAA vigorous annual in the Northeast bearing yellow fruits the size of cherry tomatoes on bushes 3–4' tall and wide. Begin picking fruit in the fall as the husks around the fruit dry completely. The fruit lasts unrefrigerated for weeks in the husk. Cape gooseberries are larger and more tart & citrusy compared to ground cherries.EcoGrow100 Days
Ground CherriesGround CherryAunt Molly'sASweet, tropical-tasting gold berries wrapped in paper husks add magic to your garden. Bushy spreading plants grow 2.5-3' tall. When ripe, the husk around the fruit becomes papery dry and the fruit falls off the plant to be picked up from the ground. Some people place a tarp underneath the plants to make harvesting easier, but either way the husks keep the fruit clean. Trellis or let sprawl.EcoGrow75 Days
Ground CherriesGreenToma VerdeAEarly variety with tart flavor when young, becoming sweeter as it ripens. Medium to large size fruits are ready to harvest when husks split and fruit color changes from a yellow green to medium green. Perfect for Salsa Verde or as a special addition to any Mexican dish.EcoGrow60 Days
Ground CherriesPurplePurple BlushARare purple tomatillo with exceptional appearance and excellent distinctive taste. Much sweeter than the green types with superb flavor eaten fresh from the plant, grilled or in salsa. Deep violet skin color bleeds into bright green interior flesh. Harvest after the papery husk has split, when fruits are golf ball-sized and skin has turned purple.EcoGrow80 Days
TomatoesBeefsteakBlack Brandywine (Weavers)AThis exceptional potato-leaved variety is from William Woys Weaver.  Bred sometime in the late 1920’s by Dr. Harold Martin, a dentist, who was also an amateur seed breeder.  He is equally famous for his extremely large-seeded pole lima bean.  Heavy yields of 1 pound black beefsteak tomatoes. Excellent flavor. Indeterminate, 80 days from transplant.EcoGrow80 Days
TomatoesBeefsteakKellog's BreakfastALarge orange beefsteak fruits weigh 1-2 pounds. Delicious rich flavor with a good acid/sugar balance. Very productive. These beautiful fruits are a stand out in flavor, production and texture. The interior is a sunny bright color reminiscent of fresh squeezed orange juice with a taste like a barrel full of sunshine. The sweet, but tangy, flavor is a perfect balance for any use and the tomatoes are resistant to sunburn and blossom end rot, developing without blemish almost every time. Originally from West Virginia. Named by Darrell Kellogg of Redford, Michigan who received it from a friendEcoGrow85 Days
TomatoesBeefsteakPink Brandywine (Sudduth)AThis Amish strain has been grown in Pennsylvania since the 1880’s. Fruits can top 1 pound. Plants require good cages or staking. Not uncommon for one plant to produce 25-30 fruits per season. Indeterminate plants, 80-90 days from transplant.EcoGrow85 Days, (Hope)
TomatoesBeefsteakPruden's PurpleAEarly Brandywine type. Large to very large (many over 1 lb.) fruits are flattened and smooth (except for shoulder ribbing on some), and resist cracking. Vivid dark-pink skin with crimson flesh. Medium-tall, potato-leaf plants. Indeterminate. EcoGrow70 Days
TomatoesBeefsteakWoodle's OrangeAThis sweet Iowa heirloom has become a favorite of many gardeners.  This brilliant tangerine colored tomato has a very rich & complex flavor.  Great choice for a market tomato.  Fruits are round and the size of a baseball and weight 10-16 oz.  Indeterminate, 75 days from transplant.EcoGrow75 Days, (Hope)
TomatoesCherryBingAExceptional rich flavor. What sets Bing apart is that every single plant has exceptional flavor, not only the occasional one. Fruity and sweet with perfectly balanced acid, in clusters of 1" fruit. Does best in hot and dry conditions, as the thin skin will crack with sudden rains. Harvest more frequently in wetter conditions.EcoGrow65 Days
TomatoesCherryBlack CherryARound, full-flavored cherry with distinctive purple-black color. One inch fruits with the juicy, meaty texture and sweet, rich flavor characteristic of all Russian black tomatoes. A striking addition to cherry tomato mixes. Very productive plants. Prolific.EcoGrow64 Days
TomatoesCherryEsterina F1AAn excellent organic alternative to Sungold F1, with sweeter flavor, excellent crack resistance and brighter yellow color. Vigorous growth that can withstand disease pressure makes this variety a versatile standout. EcoGrow60 Days
TomatoesCherryPeacevineAA de-hybridized selection of Sweet 100, known for its incredible flavor and resistance to cracking. Produces impressive numbers of uniform bright crimson 1" tomatoes. Very high in Vitamin C and amino acids.EcoGrow75 Days
TomatoesCherrySun GoldAF-1 hybrid. To quote one customer, “Without these little babies, there’s no summer.” A perfect combination of deep sweetness with a hint of acid tartness. What is its elusive alluring tang? Quart after quart grace the table, yet we rarely reach surfeit July through September. Small fruits averaging 8.2g, borne in prolific clusters, ripen very early to a rich apricot color and keep producing till frost. Very prone to split so pick early when rains are forecast. Brix 8.EcoGrow57 Days
TomatoesCherrySupernovaASupernova impresses with both aesthetics and flavor. A marbled mini-Roma shape with constellations of yellow stripes on a red flesh background. Fruit holds well. .25-.5 oz. Indeterminate.EcoGrow63 Days
TomatoesCherrySweetieASuper sweet red cherry tomato with high sugar content for eating right off the vine! Masses of 1-1.5" round cherries in long clusters. Firm texture similar to grape tomatoes; ideal for eating fresh or canning. Impressive vigor and reliability, ripening first and perfectly even during six weeks of rain and cold - an absolute standout! Vigorous. EcoGrow65 Days
TomatoesContainerMicro-TomA 'World's smallest tomato variety,' developed by Drs., J.W. Scott and B.K. Harbaugh at the University of Florida. Grows 5 to 8 inches tall in a 4 inch pot bearing flavorful miniature tomatoes about the size of salad croutons. Plants are truly diminutive and wonderful for patios, windowsills or garden borders. Determinate. 85 days from seed.EcoGrow85 Days
TomatoesContainerPatioAThis dwarf variety is one of America's most popular varieties ever for growing on patios, decks, courtyards, or wherever garden space is limited. Plants have attractive, deep green foliage and only become about 2 ft. tall, but produce large harvests of bright red, 3 to 4 oz. flavorful tomatoes. Outstanding for growing in containers -- one that measures at least 12 inches wide works best. Beautiful plant.EcoGrow70 Days
TomatoesContainerTumblerASpecially bred for hanging baskets. Bushy plants have pliable stems, and look fantastic when mixed in containers with Lobelia or Ivy. Sweet, bright red fruits. Bite-size tomatoes have a sweet flavor for fresh eating. Try them sautéed and served over pasta, too!EcoGrow50 Days
TomatoesGrapeFlaming BurstAOpen-pollinated. Indeterminate. 1¼ x 1" golden mini pears cluster on a steadily productive plant. Meaty but not dense; juicy and sweet but tangy. Delivers the correct culinary combination that so many insipid yellow cherries and pears lack.EcoGrow70 Days
TomatoesGrapeMoonbeamAGlowing white, translucent grape tomato with oblong frame and delicious, fruity bite. This remarkable tomato has dramatic visual appeal and packed with a tasty punch of unbeatable flavor. Ideal for the tomato grower seeking a fruit with both style and exceptional eating quality. .4 oz fruit. Indeterminate.EcoGrow68 Days
TomatoesPasteBlack PlumASmall elongated-oval fruits are deep mahogany and sweet and fruity. These are small, teardrop-shaped morsels of sweetness, wonderful for snacking off the vine or for adding to salads. Prefereed by some for making sauces. 6-foot tall plants produce a steady, large crop. This is a unique and very tasty variety. One of the best yielders for both fresh market and home use. EcoGrow80 Days
TomatoesPasteGilbertieALong, slender shape with characteristically green shoulders and a slight crook in the neck. Narrow fruits average 7" long with very solid, richly flavored flesh that makes excellent sauces and soups. Very small seed cavity.EcoGrow85 Days
TomatoesPasteOpalkaAExpect copious yields of 3x5" massive solid bull’s horn–shaped red fruits with dry texture and few seeds. Also dries well. While some tomatoes falter during hot dry spells, Opalka produces consistently. The crinkly foliage is normal and not an indication of plant disease. Polish heirloom brought by the Opalka family to Amsterdam, NY, around 1900. A shy seed producer for seed savers. Fruits are far richer and more flavorful than most paste tomatoes.EcoGrow83 Days
TomatoesPasteRomaAProductive plum tomato with great disease resistance! Vigorous and strong, producing heavy yields of picture-perfect, thick-walled fruits with deep red color and mild flavor. A good choice in the garden. VigorousEcoGrow65 Days
TomatoesPasteRoma, Martino'sAtalian variety with pretty rugose (puckered) foliage. Very heavy set of mild 2-3 ounce fruits perfectly suited for making sauce, salsa, and paste. Tends to fall off the vine when fully ripe. Determinate, but requires trellis, Fruit ripens over 2 week period - good for processing.EcoGrow75 Days
TomatoesPasteSan Morzano typeAClassic Italian favorite with high yields; excellent richly flavored tomato for preserving. Prized for its firm pulp, low seed count and easily-removed skin. Medium-sized fruits are slightly larger than Roma but smaller than Gilbertie and Amish. Resists cracking and holds well both on the vine and in storage. Heavy yields of 4 oz fruite with few seeds.EcoGrow80 Days
TomatoesSaladJaunne FlammeAProlific French heirloom that will set your heart on fire with its sweet, fruity flavor. Like a grown-up Sungold with larger apricot-sized fruits. 1.5-2" fruits hang in neat clusters. A terrific salad tomato that is also great for sauces and for drying. Versatile, Prolific.EcoGrow75 Days
TomatoesSlicingArbenaskiASlightly flattened red fruit from 180 to 250 grams. In a bouquet of 3 to 4 fruits. Ribbing at the top. Strong depression at the peduncular attachment. Umbilical in turban. Sensitive to cracking. Plant 50 to 70 centimeters in height. 70 to 75 days. Indeterminate growth. Mid-season variety. Very old variety.EcoGrow70 days, (Hope)
TomatoesSlicingBetter BushAPerfect for large containers or small gardens, this has long been a favorite choice for growing on patios, decks, and balconies. That is because the compact plants are attractive while yielding good-sized 8 oz. fruit with real tomato flavor. Stocky plants grow 3 to 4 ft. tall with an upright habit, making staking needs minimal.EcoGrow68 Days
TomatoesSlicingBlack BrandywineAThe origin of this tomato is believed to be from Dr. Harold Martin, who was a hobby gardener and a dentist.  He did not release the tomato in the 1920s when it was first selected, but it was released later by a person who inherited Dr. Martin’s collection.  Initially there were some concerns about the variability of the variety, and it has taken time for people to judge the plant.  It is indeterminate and purple-maroon in color, weighing 5 to 8 ounces.  It has a sweet fruity flavor.  The current selection from the collection is a regular leaf type.EcoGrow85 days
TomatoesSlicingBlack PrinceAOpen-pollinated. Indeterminate. Coming to the U.S. by way of Irkutsk, Siberia, these iridescent 5–7 oz garnet-colored globe-shaped fruits are among the most uniformly handsome in the tomato kingdom. This prince has earned a reputation for outstanding flavor similar to that of Black Krim, but without Krim’s fragility and tendency to crack. A superior reliable heavy-yielding home-garden tomato.EcoGrow75 Days
TomatoesSlicingCosmonaught VolkovAWins every taste competition with its rich complex flavor! Sweet and tangy fruits are slightly flattened with a healthy red color and moderately green shoulders. Prone to cracking in wet conditions, but not nearly as much as Brandywine. Originally from Ukraine; produces high yields even in cool conditions. Works well in low tech tunnels.EcoGrow68 Days
TomatoesSlicingGreen ZebraAPopular succulent green fruits with sweet and zingy flavor. Medium-sized fruits start out pale green with dark green stripes that soften and turn yellow when ripe. Perfect exteriors; fruits hold up under adverse conditions and rarely crack. Grows well in the greenhouse, too!EcoGrow75 Days
TomatoesSlicingJaune NegibASlightly flattened round golden yellow fruit from 100 to 200 grams. In a bouquet of 4 to 5 fruits. Discreet ripple at the top. Average depression at peduncle. Slightly bulging umbilicus. White flesh with a sweet and delicious flavor. Plant 80 to 90 centimeters in height. 75 to 80 days. Indeterminate growth. Mid-season variety. Old variety originating from France.EcoGrow75 Days, (Hope)
TomatoesSlicingJohn BaerAIntroduced in 1914 by J. Bolgiano and Son of Baltimore. Bright red, meaty, smooth fruits with very good flavor. Once a leading canning variety, also great for fresh eating. Heavy producer. Indeterminate, 60-80 days from transplant. Plant produces high yields of 6 oz bright red tomatoes. They are very meaty and flavorful. Perfect for sandwiches, burgers, salads, slicing, and canning. Crack resistant. Excellent choice for home gardens and market growers.EcoGrow75 Days
TomatoesSlicingMoskvichAHigh quality, early season red heirloom that rivals hybrids. Fruits are round to slightly flattened with deep red color and luscious, rich flavor. Great eaten fresh or processed. Highly resistant to cracking, making it a great pick for the greenhouse. Like all Russian tomatoes, it can stand up to cool conditions.EcoGrow80 Days
TomatoesSlicingNoir de Cos BeoufADark red almost brown fruit frequently appearing with darker shoulders of 150 to 250 grams. Ribbed all over the body. Significant and healed depression at the peduncular attachment. In a bouquet of 20 flowers with 8 petals. Significant circular scar at the umbilicus. Beef meat. Tendency to cracking. Plant 180 to 220 centimeters in height. 75 to 80 days. Indeterminate growth. Variety originating from the hamlet of Coseboeuf in Loir et Cher Loire Valley FranceEcoGrow75 Days, (Hope)
TomatoesSlicingRose de BerneABeautiful rose-pink Swiss heirloom with big flavor and crack resistance. the medium sized fruits, with soft yet durable skin, have an even balance of acidity and sweetness that is perfect for a sandwich or in a quick tomato sauce. Earlier to ripen that other larger varieties and a consistent producer well into the season. IndeterminateEcoGrow75 Days, (Hope)
TomatoesSlicingRutgersAHearty tomato flavor and meaty texture developed in 1934. Bright red fruit with a small seed cavity and good color throughout, good for slicing or canning. Widely adapted and crack resistant. Developed in 1934 by Rutgers University.EcoGrow75 Days
TomatoesSlicingSolar FlairAGolden metallic stripes flare from the top and bottom of the bright red, 6-10 oz beefsteak type fruit. Excellent production continues to the end of the growing season with good scab resistance. Flavori s a perfect balance of sweet and acid. IndeterminateEcoGrow85 Days, (Hope)
TomatoesSlicingTexas/Kansas MarketerASuper dependable. Good old fashioned red tomato taste. Fruit from 6 to 10 ounces. Indeterminate.EcoGrow80 Days, (Hope)
Micro Tom Tomatoes