The Red Pear Tomato is an old time favorite heirloom that always pleases everybody! This variety is a bright red, pear-shaped tomato with a history dating back to Colonial times. The Red Pear's plants are very prolific and are producers of 1-2" long tomatoes that are great on salads, sauces or roasted in the oven.
The Chocolate Pear is a super productive variety that produces little chocolate-brown colored pear tomatoes that are the perfect size for snacking! This pear shaped variety has a rich tomato flavor that is excellent for adding to salads, pastas or even just to eat by the handful! The Chocolate Pear is a nice tomato for market growing and is perfect to mix with other colored tomatoes.
A great choice for a Roma-style tomato that does great in a containers. A compact, determinate plant that produces heavy flushes of fruit, perfect for cooking up into rich sauce. The bright crimson, oval tomatoes are meaty and dense with a rich, tangy flavor. Plants usually grow to only 24 inches tall and 24" wide.
Federle tomatoes, also known as Federle's Italian Paste, are a unique and heirloom variety of tomato renowned for their distinctive characteristics and rich history. These tomatoes typically exhibit a medium-sized, elongated shape, resembling a classic Roma tomato. Their size can range from 3 to 5 inches in length, making them ideal for canning, sauces, and paste production. Federle tomatoes thrive in specific growing conditions. They require full sun exposure and well-drained, fertile soil to flourish. These tomatoes are known for their resilience and adaptability, making them suitable for various climates and regions. They are often treasured by gardeners for their consistent performance and robust growth, making them a reliable choice for home gardeners and small-scale farmers. The history of Federle tomatoes dates back to Italy, where they have been cultivated for generations. These tomatoes were brought to the United States by Italian immigrants in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Since then, they have become a cherished heirloom variety, cherished for their exceptional flavor and versatility in the kitchen. Federle tomatoes are a testament to the enduring legacy of traditional tomato cultivation and continue to be a favorite among those who appreciate the rich heritage and exceptional taste of heirloom vegetables.
The Napoli Tomato is an exceptional, bright red Italian paste type that is perfect for slicing, freezing and canning or making into sauce, soups or paste! This tomato plant variety produces heavy yields of 1.5 x 3 inch fruits that weigh around 3 ounces. The Napoli is a favorite for being juicy and meaty.
The Jersey Devil Tomato is an extremely prolific old heirloom paste-type variety that is shaped like a little banana pepper! These juicy tomatoes have a very meaty texture that is great for making into sauces and salsas. This old favorite produces very little seeds! The Jersey Devil grows to be about 5-6 inches.
The Roma is a popular heirloom elongated tomato preferred for cooking, canning and making a spectacular Italian paste. This variety has very thick flesh, low seed count and produces high yields of up to 200 fruits on each plant. The Roma VF also has great disease resistance to verticillium and fusarium wilt. These strong vigorous plants can be grown outdoors or in a greenhouse.
The Orange Banana Tomato is one of our favorite paste tomato varieties for home and market growers to dry, can and make pastes. This tomato variety is an orange colored, banana-shaped paste tomatoes that have a wonderful fruity sweetness. The Orange Banana Tomato is delicious and fresh, making it great for specialty markets.
The Yellow Pear is a plentiful yellow pear-shaped tomato that is vigorous and an extremely old heirloom. This tomato variety is very popular for both home gardens and markets, as it is as rich in vitamins as it is flavorful! The Yellow Pear's growth is fairly tall, so provide some staking or caging. This deliciously tangy tomato adds as pop of color in salads, sliced on a plate or in preserves, as it looks great on a summer hors d'oeuvre platter. The large plant of the Yellow Pear prolifically produces oodles of tiny yellow pear-shaped fruit with its favored flavor!
The Cherokee Purple is an old heirloom tomato that has an outstanding flavor. This tomato dates back to pre-1890 and is recognized as an old Cherokee Indian heirloom that originated in Tennessee. This variety has a semi-meaty flesh with an average seed/flesh ratio. The Cherokee Purple offers some of the best flavor with an earthy-sweet, rich taste that is delicious eaten raw. This tomato has a beautiful purple skin with a slight pinkish-red hue. This plant produces large vines with large beefsteak fruits that average 8-20 ounces. The Cherokee Purple is an indeterminate tomato that will keep producing all summer long and into the first frost in fall time. This high yielding tomato is in our top 5 of best heirloom tomatoes on the market!
The San Marzano Tomato is an easy to grow, heirloom that is known as one of the best tomato 'sauce' varieties in the world! This tomato has a plum shape and is considered by many chefs to be the best sauce and cooking tomato types in the world. These heritage tomatoes are named after the region of San Marzano near Naples, Italy. This variety is low acidity, indeterminate and grows on vigorous vines that offers a good cover. Its plants produces clusters of tasty, intensely red fruit that holds well on the vine or in storage. The San Marzano resists cracking and is excellent for paste, puree, or canning due to high solids.
A high yielding and flavorful roma tomato known for its vigor and uniformity. Produces bright red, meaty and large fruits reach 6-8 ounces. Packed full of flavor and good disease resistance. The perfect variety for any home gardener who enjoys canning or making their own pastes and sauces. Determinate.
The Italian Heirloom Tomato is an old heirloom that is one of our most tasty tomatoes we offer, as it is just bursting with flavor! These bright red tomatoes can grow to over 1 pound per fruit! This productive variety will give you a continual harvest of these delicious fruits into fall. The Italian Heirloom is an excellent variety for cooking, eating fresh or canning.