Turn of the century heirloom for sauces and canning. Deep red 8 oz fruits with … Continued
Browsing plants: tomato
Scientifically speaking, a tomato is definitely a fruit. True fruits are developed from the ovary in the base of the flower, and contain the seeds of the plant. That said, tomatoes are generally called ‘vegetables’ because they are used in savoury rather than sweet cooking.
There are tomatoes for fresh eating like big sandwich slicers and tiny cherry varieties. Some varieties make excellent sauces. Yellow varieties are easier on those sensitive to high acid content. Heirlooms have amazing old-time flavor, and there are disease resistant hybrids that will grow in the most difficult gardens.
12-14 oz fruits with just the right amount of flavor for fresh eating in salads … Continued
(VFNASt) Red midseason fruit, plump, juicy, often weighing in at more than 1 lb. Disease … Continued
Russian heirloom sports small to medium, 2”, oval, juicy fruits ripening to a beautiful, deep … Continued
Dates back to 1885 and considered to be the world’s best tomato. Extra-large fruit up … Continued
(VFFNT) Determinate sister to the popular Early Girl produces the same fruit in a compact, … Continued
(VFN) Compact plants grow 3-1/2’ tall and produce huge, red, 3-4” fruits. Bears consistently up … Continued