End June 2020: The Tomato Journey so far

Surprisingly its now 106 days since I sowed most of my tomatoes. Fruit is now set on all but six of the thirty or so cultivars that I sowed but there’s no reason to suspect that the rest won’t set in the next few days. Based upon past experience, its still a couple of weeks…… Continue reading End June 2020: The Tomato Journey so far

2020 Tomatoes Sown

After Tuesday’s indecision as to what to sow, today (despite the wind and rain) I spent some time in the greenhouse sowing my tomatoes which are now on top of the cupboards in the kitchen (a warm place). My final set was: Ailsa Craig, Bloody Butcher, Blue Ambrosia, Brad’s Atomic, Brown Berry, Crimson Crush (Cloudy…… Continue reading 2020 Tomatoes Sown

Tomato Bloody Butcher

A variable sized, red open pollinated tomato with potato leafed indeterminate plants. Description Bloody Butcher is a medium sized tomato with a rich, sweet heirloom taste. The indeterminate, potato-leafed plant produces uneven sized tomatoes (2-5oz) early in the season (this was the first tomato to crop in 2011 and 2012 and each year continued through…… Continue reading Tomato Bloody Butcher