acquired from Amish communities of Pennsylvania, Amish Paste tomatoes
are know for their juicy, thick texture and succulent taste. They are an
indeterminate variety, and require roughly 3 months from transplant to
reach maturity and weights of 8 ounces or more. Amish Paste tomatoes are
great eaten fresh in salads, and are also a good choice for sauces and
to Russia, Black Krims produce beefsteak-type tomatoes that can show
unique dark violet coloration when given plenty of sun exposure. They
are indeterminate, and typically require 70-90 days to reach maturity
after transplant. Black Krim are renowned for their great, mildy-tart
tomatoes are among the oldest heirloom tomato varieties, and have been
grown for well over 100 years. They produce a large, slightly sweet,
pink, beefsteak tomato that can weigh 1 1/2 pounds. Time to maturation
can be as long as 100 days after tranplanting. Indeterminate growing
vines can reach 9 feet in height with plenty of light and heat.
to a green color, with cream/yellow spots and stripes. The flavor is
generally considered excellent and this variety often makes top ten
lists for its taste.
Zebra tomato plants produce relatively small (1/2 pound) green and
yellow striped tomatoes. They are indeterminate growers and require
around 80 days to mature after transplanting.
Lifter tomatoes were developed by Willam Estler of Barboursville, West
Virginia in the 1920s. According to lore, the unique and extraordinary
taste of these tomatoes proved to be such a success that Mr. Estler was
able to pay off his home mortgage within a few years by selling plants
of this variety. The plants are indeterminate growers, and come to
maturity 70-85 days after transplanting. Mortgage Lifter tomatoes are
known for their sweet, rich flavor and prodigious size, with the
beefsteak tomatoes sometimes reaching 2 pounds!
tomatoes are flavorful and meaty-and are a great choice for those
looking for a tomato with low acidity. The large, pink beefsteak
tomatoes typically need about 95 days to mature after transplanting.
Vines are indeterminate growers.
Currant plants produce copious quantities of small (~1/2" diameter),
deep red tomatoes that are exceptionally sweet and packed with flavor.
They typically require around 75 days to reach maturity, and make a good
choice for containers and hanging baskets, though they are
tomatoes are native to Germany, and typically reach weights between
10-16 ounces. It requires around 80 days for the red, strawberry shaped
fruits to reach maturity. Plants are indeterminate growers. Strawberry
tomatoes are especially well-suited as slicers, and make an ideal
addition to sandwiches and salads.
tomatoes are unique in their tolerance of cool conditions, relative to
other tomatoes. The can be successfully germinated at slightly lower
temperatures than other varieties that typically need a starting medium
temp of 75 degrees F or higher. Additionally, Siberian tomatoes can be
grown in a shorter growing season, typically requiring 60-70 days after
transplanting. The small, round tomatoes are versatile, and are
especially well-suited for sauces, juices, and pastes. Siberian tomato
plants are determinate growers, typically reaching 6-8' feet tall.
have a slightly tangy or citrus taste and are a key ingredient in many
traditional Mexican dishes. The enclosed fruit is housed in a delicate
husk that resembles a green lantern. Tomatillos will not cross with
tomatoes, though both are members of the Nightshade (or Tomato) family
Solanaceae. Tomatillo varieties include De Milpa, Purple and Verde.
Plum tomatoes are flavorful and make a great slicer. Healthy plants
will produce good quantities of the small, plum-shaped fruits.
Indeterminate growers typically require 75-80 days to reach maturity
Due to ongoing seed shortages, seed
varieties subject to change without notice. Replacements will be as
close as possible and will be included in your order documentation.