Category Archives: Tomato Cultivars

Each individual tomato cultivar is given this category

Tomato Black Mauri (Black Moor)

A black cherry tomato on indeterminate vines. Description Another cultivar from the 2019 seed swap that we hope to grow for the first time in 2021. It sounds similar to brown berry or black cherry (unless the shape is significantly … Continue reading

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Tomato Craigella

A standard Red tomato on Indeteminate vines Description Another of the selection from the 2019 seed swap that we didn’t have the space to grow, this heritage cultivar is said to be a selection from Ailsa Craig with very similar … Continue reading

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Tomato Lukullus

A red cherry/grape heritage tomato on indeterminate vines. Description Another of the tomatoes from the 2019 seed swap that we didn’t have space to grow in 2020 so the description comes from the web, not our own experience. Said to … Continue reading

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Tomato Moskovich (Moskvich)

An early red slightly flattened round tomato on Indeterminate vines. Description From the 2019 Seed Swap, again this is one of the cultivars we are planning to grow in 2021. The various sources on the web suggest that it was … Continue reading

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Tomato Roughwood Golden Plum

An Orange Plum tomato on Semi Determinate Plants Description From the 2019 Seed Swap, another of those we didn’t have space for in 2020. Its described as a Orange Plum tomato with two inch fruits with few seeds which is … Continue reading

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Tomato Sun Baby

Yellow Cherry Indeterminate tomato – similar to Oleron Yellow and others. Description This tomato comes to us from the 2019 seed swap. There were so many seeds swapped that we didn’t have space to grow it in 2020 and (with … Continue reading

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End of the Tomato Season – 2020

The season is over, all the plants are pulled up and the harvest processed, stored and ready for use over the winter. Its been a peculiar year for a number of (largely unrelated) reasons. I terms of the size of … Continue reading

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2020 – Largest Tomato

Today we picked the largest tomato of the year. Marizol Gold always produces a few large fruit but this year it seems to have excelled itself. 846 grams (1lb 14 oz in old money) on a plant that has been … Continue reading

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Mid September 2020 – The beginning of the end

Whilst there are still quite a few tomatoes still to come, its obvious that the plants are well past their best and we can see that the end of the season is in sight. We pulled up the first of … Continue reading

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Recipe – Simple Tasty Tomato Soup – Deal with the Glut

In August and early September there is always a glut of tomatoes and whilst there are lots of ways of dealing with it, freezing, chutney, sauce, etc. this is another recipe which is also good in September when the days … Continue reading

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