Tomato Raspberry Oxheart

Theoretically, a large heart shaped red heritage tomato on indeterminate plants. Description A oxheart shaped beefsteak tomato from the 2018 seed swap. Possibly similar to Cuore di Bue or Sunset’s Red Horizon but (according to the web) originates from Poland rather than Italy. We hoped that this would be a benefit to us as -…… Continue reading Tomato Raspberry Oxheart

Tomato Marvel Stripes

A large orange beefsteak heritage tomato on vigorous indeterminate plants. Description Marvel Stripes is an unusual bi-coloured tomato (yellow with red patches) growing on a strong indeterminate plant which (even so) can need extra support to deal with the weight of the late ripening, sweet and fruity tomatoes which can be up to 2lbs each.…… Continue reading Tomato Marvel Stripes

Tomato Marmande

Red, Beefsteak, heritage tomato on indeterminate plants. Description Super Marmande is a large, red, juicy beefsteak tomato. The tomatoes grow on a vigorous, strong semi-determinate plant which needs training as it best grown as an indeterminate with lots of support and a number of vines. The fruit is heavily fluted which we have found makes…… Continue reading Tomato Marmande

Tomato Marizol Gold

Orange, beefsteak, heritage tomato on indeterminate plants. Description Marizol Gold is another Orange, Round Beefsteak, similar in many aspects to Mandarin Cross but a little more red colour to the skin and red flecks in the flesh. We like the taste, its creamy and smooth. It is said to originate from Germany but has been…… Continue reading Tomato Marizol Gold

Tomato Mandarin Cross

Large orange/yellow round beefsteak heritage tomato on indeterminate plants. Description This Orange/Yellow relatively large (5-8 ounce) fairly round tomato has a sweet flavour and a smooth texture without getting to be mealy. We grew it in 2014 when it didn’t crop as well as Summer Cider although (in some respects) it was better (it doesn’t…… Continue reading Tomato Mandarin Cross

Tomato Limmony

Yellow, Beefsteak, heritage tomato on indeterminate plants. Description Limmony is a yellow Russian Heirloom Beefsteak tomato whose flavour has citrus undertones (hence its alternative name lemmony). A mid/late ripening, indeterminate, regular-leafed medium sized yellow beefsteak tomato with average (i.e. not high) production of fruits. The vines are large and need staking. Fruits are flattened, 6-8…… Continue reading Tomato Limmony

Tomato Kanner Hoell

Red, beefsteak heritage tomato on indeterminate plants. Description  An Indeterminate, Regular Leafed, Red Beefsteak tomato from Seeds Savers Exchange (in the USA). The person who donated the original seeds (Reverend C Frank Morrow) said that the cultivar had originated in Germany and had been in his family since 1916. We grew this for the first…… Continue reading Tomato Kanner Hoell

Tomato Jumbo Jim Orange

Orange, Beefsteak, open pollinated tomato on indeterminate plants. Description An excellent large orange beefsteak, similar in appearance to Summer Cider. However, its a regular leafed plant and the flavour doesn’t (in my opinion) have the depth of sweetness of Summer Cider. We’re not sure of the history of this cultivar, like many varieties it appears…… Continue reading Tomato Jumbo Jim Orange

Tomato Jubilee

Golden Yellow, Beefsteak heritage tomato on indeterminate plants. Description Tomato Jubilee is a beefsteak tomato with 1-2 lb golden yellow/orange fruit with few seeds and a mild but complete flavour. The regular leafed indeterminate plants grow 4-6ft tall. There seems to be some debate as to where these have originated from as there are different…… Continue reading Tomato Jubilee

Tomato Henderson’s Wins All

Pink, beefsteak, heritage tomato on indeterminate plants. Description This Pink Beefsteak tomato grows on a vigorous indeterminate plant with regular leaves. Its quite late fruiting (like most Beefsteak) and the fruit are very similar to Pink Brandywine and Mortgage Lifter. This Heritage tomato was introduced in 1924 by a Peter Henderson as an improvement on…… Continue reading Tomato Henderson’s Wins All