Noire/Black Pineapple $3.00
80 days - Indeterminate, up to 1 pound and
larger, regular leaf,
beefsteak that is
good for slicing.
This tomato is wonderful in
every way. This unusual variety was
developed by Pascal Moreau, a horticulturist
from Belgium, from a natural cross of
Pineapple. The smooth fruit are
multi-colored--green, yellow and purple. The
flesh is bright green with deep red streaks.
Everyone loves their superb flavor that is
outstanding, both sweet and smoky with a
hint of citrus. Very heavy yield.
80-90 days -
Indeterminate, 1-2 pounds, regular leaf,
fruit; delicious and sweet-tasting.
These tomatoes are very striking sliced,
as the yellow fruit have neon red
streaking through the flesh. An heirloom
preserved by members of Seed Savers
Big Zebra $3.00
85 days -
Indeterminate, 8-10 ounces, regular
leaf, slicing. A beautiful tomato
that looks much like a giant version of
Green Zebra. This beauty has
vibrant green and deep-gold striped
skin, with delicious red-streaked, green
flesh. A superb home and market
tomato and a must for all who love the
beautiful and unique.
The fruits, similar in size and shape to
large olives, are absolutely stunning,
blushed in rich red and gold. Fruits are
streaked and suffused lengthwise, with the
slightly pointed blossom end of the fruit
being usually pure dark yellow-gold. The
color combined with an unusual,
semi-translucent flesh makes these
vibrantly colorful grape memorable in
appearance. But the variety has placed
very highly in taste tests as well, being
mild, sweet and of considerable
complexity. Blush was selected by
eight-year-old Alex Hempel, from a cross
of two of his favorite tomatoes, and is an
ancestor of the striking Bumble Bee
Csikos Botermo $3.00
65 - 75 days -
Indeterminate. The seeds of this
variety were sent to Baker Creek
Seeds from Rose-Marie Lacherez of
Austrialia who wrote, "The Csikos
are horse herders near the Balaton
Lake in Hungary. They are
descendants of the Magyar horse
tribes...Botermo means early." This
wonderful variety produces clusters
of 5 or more red fruits with yellow
stripes on productive plants. Sweet
85 days -
Indeterminate, 1 pound, regular leaf,
beefsteak: salad/slicing. These are
among the smoothest bicolored tomatoes
we carry. Lovely, yellow fruit are
blushing with rosy red that radiates
from the blossom end. The firm
flesh is of superior quality, sweet and
mild. The low acid content makes them
great for fresh eating. From the late,
legendary seed collector, Ben
Golden Pineapple $3.00
80 days -
Indeterminate, 12 ounce, regular leaf,
salad/slicing. Beautiful yellow fruit are
brilliantly streaked and splashed in
pink. They have superbly sweet,
Grandma Viney's Yellow and
90 days -
Indeterminate, Marbled yellow and pink
fruit with an extraordinary flavor!
to 16 ounce
tomato with little to no acid. Very
sweet. A family heirloom grown in
Kentucky for many years by Melvina
Puckett. Our seed comes from Maria Stenger
of Blue Ribbon Tomatoes, who was given
seeds by Melvina's grandaughter.
80-85 days -
Indeterminate, 1-2 pounds., regular
leaf, beefsteak. A
huge, bicolor heirloom; brilliant yellow
color with red marbling. Very large and
with a rich, sweet flavor. Beautiful
when sliced; an heirloom believed to be
from West Virginia.
indeterminate. Fruits are a flattened
beefsteak type and are large but not
huge—8-12 ounces is the usual rage, and is
certainly large enough to make a superb
one-slice add on to your favorite
sandwich. The fruits are amazingly
colorful: pink to chocolate-brown stripes,
alternating with a metallic green, shot
through in silver! The flesh is a bright
pink and is very flavorful—juicy and
rich! Vines are of a fairly stocky
habit. Recent introduction from Wild Boar
80 - 85 days -
Indeterminate. Bicolor fruits from 6
ounces to 1 pound. Beautiful golden
yellow with bright red streaks.
Nicely marbled when cut open. Robust
fruity flavor with just enough acid.
One of our most beautiful varieties
75 days - Indeterminate.
Boat-shaped fruits to one pound.
Outstanding flavor, very few
seeds. Originally obtained from a
Virginia Mennonite community, and
introduced to the heirloom
community about 1985. Not a
heavy producer unless conditions
are very favorable but its
luscious flavor and beauty commend
it to gardeners wishing to try
something different and
90 days - Indeterminate, to
pounds, regular leaf, beefsteak:
large yellow fruit has red marbling
through the flesh and is one of the most
beautiful tomatoes we sell. The flavor
is very sweet and fruity; good yields!
Pink Berkeley Tie Dye $3.00
Indeterminate. Compact plants produce
beautiful 8-12 ounce fruits with a very
sweet, rich, dark tomato flavor.
Luscious, boat-shaped compound fruits
are usually generously ribbed or
ruffled. Fruits can be stunning in their
asymmetrical forms, and make gorgeous
slices on a plate. The taste is just as
impressive, being both sweet and acidic.
At a farmers' market taste-off, 10 out
of 10 people liked the port wine-colored
beefsteak with metallic green stripes
better than Cherokee Purple! Recent
introduction from Wild Boar Farm.
Pink Bumble Bee $3.00
indeterminate-- Incredibly colorful
cherry type is fire-engine red with
green striping that matures to orange. A
stunning cherry tomato, of recent
breeding from Artisan Seeds. Compact
plants tolerate cool night-time temps.
The Bumble Bees are the earliest bicolor
tomato varieties we offer.
Pink Vernissage $3.00
indeterminate. (Vernisazh Rozovyi) Newer
Ukrainian variety is covered in 2-ounce
cherries from midsummer until frost.
Gorgeous fruits are round, pink with
subtle green to orange striping. Created
by Ukrainian plantsman Ruslan Dukhov
from a cross that included Stupice.
80 days -
unusual plum-shaped fruits
sport yellow and red and
striping. Productive plants
yield quantities of 4 ounce
fruit, of a commendable
flavor. First sent to the USA
by Andrei Baranovski, from
Minsk, Belarus. A welcome
addition to cool-summer
Purple Bumble Bee
cherries sizzle with color:
Lime green-silver alternates
the most outrageous striping
with bronzy-purple! Tolerates
including cool nights. (New
Englanders take notice!)
Delicious, sweet type is of
recent breeding from Artisan
Seeds. The Bumble Bees
are the earliest bicolor
tomato varieties we offer.
Red Zebra $3.00
80-85 days -
Indeterminate, 2½"-3", regular
leaf,salad/slicing. A red version of the
popular 'Green Zebra'. Fire-engine red
fruit are covered with bright
green-to-yellow stripes. Sweet and
flavorful. Very productive.
80-85 days - Indeterminate, 3
oz., regular leaf. Good for stuffing. Colorful, red
fruit have vibrant yellow stripes.
They are stunning! This variety has
lobed fruit, hollow like a bell
pepper, and thick walls, making it
perfect for stuffing. Good-sized fruit
Striped Roman $3.00
75-85 days - Indeterminate,
2-6 ounce, regular leaf, slicing.
unique, these long, pointed red fruit
have wavy orange stripes!
Perfect mid-sized beauty with
brilliant color, meaty flesh, and
excellent flavor. This variety was
developed by John Swenson.
65-75 days - Indeterminate, 2”,
regular leaf, slicing/canning. Tasty
round fruit are bright red with orange
stripes. The tomatoes are quite
beautiful. The yields are high even in
cool summers, and it starts producing
very early. It also has good disease
resistance. So smooth and pretty!
Originating in England; this is a good
90 days -
Indeterminate, 1 pound plus,
regular leaf, beefsteak:
salad/slicing. A favorite
at farmers' markets, these fruit
have beautiful red and yellow
colors, inside and out. A favorite
of many who have sampled it.
Tolerates hot conditions better