(Black Sea-man Heirloom Tomato, Potato-leaved Tomato, Tomato)
A heirloom variety from Russia, 'Black Sea-man' produces rich and tangy, medium-size, plum-shaped fruits that are brownish-black with a pink blush. They are first ready to harvest around 75 days after planting outdoors. Sow seeds indoors six to eight weeks before the last spring frost date. It is a bushy or determinant plant that remains productive until late summer to early fall. It is a tomato for fresh eating offering pretty, unusual slices with ash-gray, bright green, and rosy pink hues.
(Blondkopfchen Tomato, Tomato)
One of the best tasting cherry tomatoes, 'Blondkopfchen' produces lots of small, yellow, crack-resistant fruits on large, vigorous, indeterminate vines. It's a disease-resistant heirloom collected and maintained in the Gatersleben Seed Bank in eastern Germany. The name translates to "little blonde girl." Fruits are harvestable anywhere from 90 to 115 days after seeds germinate. Fruit clusters contain between 20 and 30 grape-like tomatoes. The mid-season tomatoes taste sweet but leave a tart, citrusy...
(Grape Tomato, Tomato)
The grape tomato ‘Bonnie Grape’ is a vigorous, indeterminate type with AFSt pest and disease resistance. Its small, sweet, bright red fruits are shaped like grapes. They are produced in large clusters early in the season, around 62 days from seed. The fast-growing plants are a great choice for gardening with children because kids love to eat the fruit straight from the vine.
The garden tomato is a short-lived tender perennial vine that is grown as an annual crop. Its compound leaves are medium...
(Bonnie Original Tomato, Tomato)
The slicing tomato ‘Bonnie Original’ is an indeterminate type with VFN pest and disease resistance. Its moderately sized, red round fruits have exceptional flavor and are produced in abundance. They are ideal for slicing into sandwiches and salads. Under ideal growing conditions, the fruits are ready for harvest around 75 days after germination. This hybrid was developed in 1967 for Bonnie Plants.
The garden tomato is a short-lived tender perennial vine that is grown as an annual crop. Its...
(Bonnie Select Tomato, Tomato)
The slicing tomato ‘Bonnie Select’ is a determinate type with VFFATN pest and disease resistance. Its moderately sized, red round fruits have exceptional flavor and are produced in abundance. They are great for slicing and eating fresh. Under ideal growing conditions, the fruits are ready for harvest around 75 days after germination.
The garden tomato is a short-lived tender perennial vine that is grown as an annual crop. Its compound leaves are medium green, hairy and have a strong fragrance....
Gerald L. Klingaman
(Bradley Tomato, Tomato)
Developed in 1961 at the University of Arkansas, ‘Bradley’ offers dependable yields of smooth, medium to large, deep pink fruits with a sweet flavor and light, well-balanced acidity. They are borne in generous clusters on semi-determinate plants, and ripen approximately 76 days from sowing. This popular market variety is well suited to canning, freezing, and fresh eating, and is also resistant to fusarium wilt.
Plant tomatoes in full sun and fertile, well-drained, slightly acid garden loam...
Gerald L. Klingaman
(Brandywine Tomato, Tomato)
The large, meaty, deep pink fruits of this old heirloom are considered by many to be among the best tasting tomatoes available. First appearing in seed catalogs in the late 19th century, ‘Brandywine’ survived the decades via saved seed passed down through generations of home gardeners. It became commercially available again in the 1980’s, after Ohio gardener Ben Quisenberry gave seeds of the tomato to Seed Savers Exchange, an organization dedicated to the preservation of heirloom plants. Mr. Quisenberry...
James H. Schutte
(Bucks County Tomato, Tomato)
The perfectly round, baseball-size red fruits of 'Bucks County' hybrid are perfect slicing tomatoes with rich heirloom flavor and modern productivity traits. This vigorous indeterminate tomato was developed by W. Atlee Burpee & Company and voted their best new tomato of 1999. The mid-season fruits first are harvestable around 74 days after planting. Sow seeds indoors six to eight weeks before the last spring frost date. Grow this tomato for summer long fresh eating.
The garden tomato is a...
Gerald L. Klingaman
(Burpee's Big Boy Tomato, Tomato)
Fast growing and prolific, ‘Burpee’s Big Boy is a popular hybrid tomato that produces medium to large, clear red, flavorful fruit on a vigorous, indeterminate vine. This early hybrid tomato was first introduced by Burpee in 1949. Its fruits appear when days and nights are warm and can usually be harvested within 75 days after germination. Because it is an indeterminate, or vining, variety plants require staking, trellising or caging for trouble-free management and harvest.
Easy to grow and heat-loving,...
(Bush Goliath Tomato, Tomato)
The big slicing tomato ‘Bush Goliath’ is a vigorous, determinate type with VFN pest and disease resistance. Its abundant sweet red fruits are large and produced early, around 68 after germination. The bushy vines are a great choice for containers but require staking to support the large fruits.
The garden tomato is a short-lived tender perennial vine that is grown as an annual crop. Its compound leaves are medium green, hairy and have a strong fragrance. Mature vines produce star-shaped yellow...