The best tomatoes to plant for canning are paste-type tomatoes due to their meatiness, fewer amount of seeds and low moisture content. Any tomato can be canned, but the following five will give the best results for later turning them into sauces, salsa, or recipes.
The Aunt Ginnys Purple Tomato is a highly productive, beautiful oxheart shaped, heirloom with German origins that has a delicious flavor.
The Baby Roma, also known as the "Cherry Roma," is a miniature roma-shaped tomato that is bursting with an intense sweet flavor.
The big, meaty, red Better Boy Tomato grows to be at least 8 ounces and higher. Urban Farmer grown Better Boy tomato plants that arrive ready to plant.