Sungold (Johnny’s) -Customer favorite, very prolific sweet, orange cherry
Supersweet 100’s (Mountain Valley Seed)– prolific red cherry.
Juliet (Johnny’s) – 1999 AAS Winner. Prolific, elongated, grape-like red tomatoes; crack resistant; stores well
Purple Bumble Bee (Johnny’s) – organic, artisan cherry tomato; purple-striped with green; very prolific; customer favorite
Sunrise Bumble Bee (Baker Creek) – organic, artisan oblong cherry; swirls of red and orange
Cherry Ember (Fruition) – NEW organic, gorgeous bronze-striped red cherry developed by Cornell; crack resistant
Egg Yolk – (saved seed) sweet, prolific, bright yellow cherry; low acid
Apple Yellow (Johnny’s) – Adorable, bright yellow tomato with incredible split tolerance, yields, and shelf-life; AAS winner; disease resistant
San Marzano (High Mowing) – organic, heirloom; considered the best sauce tomato
SuperSauce (Burpee) hybrid; enormous, Roma paste variety; weighing in at 2 lb., a whopping 5.5″ tall x 5″ wide
Cuore Di Bue (Territorial)- heirloom, large, ox-heart tomato, great for sauce
Amish Paste (Johnny’s) – organic, heirloom; classic paste tomato; sweeter taste than other paste tomatoes
Rutgers (Hudson Valley Seed)- organic, heirloom; the famous Campbell’s Soup variety. Good for slicing, sauce or canning
Blue Beech (Johnny’s) – organic, heirloom, sausage-type, 8-10 oz paste tomato; well adapted to northern climate and resists blossom end rot
HEIRLOOM SLICERS and OPEN-POLLINATED VARIETIES ( suitable for seed saving)
Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye (Johnny’s) – organic, large beefsteak fruits are the color of port wine with metallic green stripes and weigh 8 to 12 oz. Its excellent sweet flavor was put to the test against Cherokee Purple and was preferred every time. Customer favorite!
Brandywine (High Mowing) – organic, “very rich, loud, and distinctively spicy,” the large fruits, often over 1 lb., have a deep-pink skin and smooth, red flesh.
Dad’s Sunset (Southern Exposure Seed Exchange/Baker’s Creek) – organic, large orange slicer; 10 oz; disease resistant; produces into fall. One of my favorites!
Cherokee Carbon (High Mowing) –organic; dusky purple 10-12 oz beefsteak tomato developed from a cross between Cherokee Purple and Carbon
Paul Robeson (Baker Creek/Hudson Valley)- organic; at the top of the heirloom list of favorites; named for Paul Robeson, this plant will yield perfect 3″ – 4″ fruit 65 days from planting; dark red with green streaks
Green Zebra (High Mowing) – organic; reliable and delicious heirloom, produces 2 ” round fruits which are ripe when green with yellow stripes, (limited supply)
Lillian’s Yellow Heirloom (Tomato Growers) – organic, sweet, clear-yellow, globe-shaped fruits of the beefsteak-type, weighing up to 16 oz.
Ananas Noir or Black Pineapple (Baker Creek) – New; organic; The multi-colored, smooth fruit (green, yellow and purple mix) weighs about 1½ lbs. The flesh is bright green with deep red streaks.
SALAD AND SLICING
Early Girl (Mountain Valley) – Meaty, ripe red fruits; 4 to 5 oz; ready in 60 days; indeterminate
Beefmaster (Mountain Valley)- large, meaty red tomatoes that weigh over 1 lb. each.
Chef’s Choice Red (Totally Tomatoes) – 2018 AAS Winner 9 to 10 oz. bright red beefsteak
Chef’s Choice Black (Mountain Valley) – 2019 AAS Winner, 8-10 oz beefsteak with dark green, brown and black hues; good disease and crack resistance.
Martha Washington (Johnny’s) – organic, heirloom-quality pink slicer with a more reliable plant; 8-12 oz globe-shaped fruit
Beefsteak (D.M. Ferry) – large, 2 lb. red tomato with heirloom flavor
CONTAINER or SMALL SPACE VARIETIES
Tiny Tim (Hudson Valley) – Dwarf tomato plant; produces 1” cherry tomatoes; excel in sunny window boxes, picnic table centerpieces, and pots on city stoops.
Galahad – (Johnny’s) – AAS 2020 winner. organic. Early disease-resistant; highly- productive, determinate beefsteak
Celebrity (Johnny’s) – AAS 1984 winner. medium sized, globe-shaped fruits are crack-resistant, disease resistant and average 7 oz.; semi-determinate plant grows 3 to 4 feet
Orange Hat (Baker Creek)- extra-dwarf bush plants grow just 6-9 inches tall and produce lots of tiny orange tomatoes; perfect for the patio
Dwarf Emerald Giant (Southern Exposure Seed Exchange)- developed by Craig LeHoullier (Epic Tomatoes); tasty, bright green fruits, 6-16 oz; some fruits have a pink blushing on the bottom when ripe on 2-4 ft. plants
Note: Find out more about each variety by googling the seed company in parentheses next to the variety.