Container Varieties for 2023
Baxter’s Bush Cherry (60 days) Very tasty 1″ bright red cherry. Great for snacking or salads. Vigorous and productive. Determinate growth habit which eliminates the need for staking. Works well in the topsy turvy tomato growing systems. Determinate.
*SOLD OUT* Beaverlodge Slicer (55 days) Very early, with a wonderful sweet/tart taste. Plants are loaded with smooth blemish-free fruit. Perfect for containers or hanging baskets. Determinate.
Black Cherry (64 days) This dark 1” tomato is a pure burst of delicious smoky flavour, especially when eaten straight off the vine. Large, vigorous plants. Indeterminate.
Chadwick’s Cherry (72 days) An heirloom variety that has been grown for over 100 years. Plants produce high yields of small 1” red cherry tomatoes which grow in clusters. Sweet-tart flavour. Perfect for snacking or salads. Indeterminate.
Harbinger (55-60 days) Terrific flavour, reliable, lots per plant of medium-sized, thin-skinned fruit. Introduced 1910. Does well in cool areas. Indeterminate.
Jaune Flamme (70 days) Prolific French heirloom that bears in clusters of 9 or 10, beautiful, 1-1/2 inch, round golf-ball sized tomatoes that are persimmon-orange coloured inside and out. A delicious, tangy, full-bodied flavour that is great for snacking and salads. I consider this the best tasting tomato we grow. Indeterminate.
Mixteca Yellow Cherry Tomato (70 Days) A yellow cherry tomato given to us by our Cherokee friend Randy Woodley, who runs an Indigenous seed company (elohehseeds.com). Cherry tomatoes are true descendants of wild tomatoes in southwest coastal Mexico. These are a potato-leaved cherry tomato that we have carried for a number of years under the name “yellow cherry.” They are incredibly sweet and extremely high yielding. Slightly larger than other yellow cherry tomatoes. Indeterminate.
Siberian (48 days) Very productive of 5 oz. bright red sweet flavourful tomatoes. Russian origin, sets fruit well in cool climates. Determinate.
Tasmanian Chocolate (85 days) Loads of delicious beefsteak type tomatoes on sturdy compact plants. Large, dark mahogany- red fruits have satisfying, rich flavor and a perfect sweet/tart balance. Thick slices are perfect for summertime tomato sandwiches. Plants top out at 1-1.5m and are happy in a five gallon container or in a garden bed. Small cages or stakes lend a little support to these sturdy plants. Dwarf Indeterminate.
White Currant (70 days) The fruit is tiny, barely an inch across, and creamy white, with skins having a pale yellow tint. One of the sweetest tomatoes, with superb flavour. The fruit grow in clusters, and the yield is huge! Large vining plants that trails well in a hanging basked. A wild type. Indeterminate.