Category Archives: Tomato Cultivars

Each individual tomato cultivar is given this category

End of September 2019 Update

So, we’ve reached the end of September and autumn is beginning to make itself felt. The days are already noticeably shorter and the temperatures are starting to drop. The polytunnel has certainly slowed down, french beans have produced less than … Continue reading

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Tomato Lemon Tree

A medium sized yellow tomato Description We got this from the Lost Gardens of Heligan when we visited in June 2019. Obviously too late to try in 2019 so we’ll be growing this in 2020 (hopefully). Looking around the web … Continue reading

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First Tomato of the year set

I was just looking in the polytunnel to make sure that the slug hadn’t been having another go at everything when I noticed we’ve got the first tomato set. Its Micro Tom, not one we’ve grown before which I decided … Continue reading

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2019-Sowing Tomatoes

2019 Tomato Sowing Despite the weather, I’ve sorted out the tomatoes to grow in 2019. Its a 50/50 split between new varieties acquired from a seed swap and seeds I’ve saved from previous years. The full list is: Angelle, Aunt … Continue reading

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Tomatoes for 2019

Now is the time of year when I seriously start thinking about what cultivars I’m going to grow. I have limited space and, over time, I’ve reduced the number of different varieties and plants I grow from a maximum of … Continue reading

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Tomato Radio

Unknown tomato variety. Description From the 2018 Seed Swap. I’ve been trying to find anything on the web about this cultivar but there are too many hits about radio discussions about tomatoes to sort the wheat from the chaff. However, … Continue reading

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Tomato Homosa

Medium sized red heritage tomato on an indeterminate plant. Description From the 2018 Seed Swap. A cultivar maintained by the Heritage Seed Library, and that’s all I can find on the web, no information as to where it comes from … Continue reading

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Tomato Angelle

A red Cherry open pollinated tomato on Indeterminate plants Description From the 2018 Seed Swap saved from a supermarket purchase. Now, I don’t entirely agree with doing this, partly because commercial tomatoes are usually F1 hybrids (the commercial growers need … Continue reading

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Tomato Balconi Red

Red Cherry heritage tomato on compact determinate plants. Description Acquired through the 2018 seed swap, this cultivar is common on the web. Its a short (12 inch) determinate cherry tomato, similar in description to Tiny Tim, Micro Tom, Red Robin … Continue reading

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Tomato Black and Brown Boar

A stripy black standard sized open pollinated tomato on indeterminate plants. Description From the 2018 Seed Swap According to the web, this was found in a row of Green Zebra at Wild Boar Farms. Its interesting how many varieties have … Continue reading

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