Tomato – Beams Yellow Pear

Yellow – Pear shaped Cherry tomato on Indeterminate Plants Form the 2019 Seed Swap, grown in 2021. A Yellow, pear shaped large cherry tomato, not much like anything we’ve grown before. Its a bit large to use as a salad tomato but its a good flavour and, being a slightly unusual shape, is fun to…… Continue reading Tomato – Beams Yellow Pear

Tomato Black Mauri (Black Moor)

A black cherry tomato on indeterminate vines. Description Another cultivar from the 2019 seed swap that we grew for the first time in 2021. It sounded similar to brown berry or black cherry but the shape was very different and we ended up with something much more like Black Plum (although the colour was a…… Continue reading Tomato Black Mauri (Black Moor)

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 properties but without the greenback problems. If that’s the case then (unfortunately) it goes on…… Continue reading Tomato Craigella

Tomato Lukullus

A red standard sized heritage/open pollinated 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 be a German commercial variety from the 1900s and a cross between Danish…… Continue reading Tomato Lukullus

Tomato Urban’s Delight

From the 2019 seed swap something we are yet to know exactly what it is but probably something like Gardener’s Delight. Description This is a slightly unusual activity. The allotment website that we visit had a “largest truss” competition and this was the winner (in fact it had such a large truss that nobody else…… Continue reading Tomato Urban’s Delight

Tomato Dancing with Smurfs

A blue cherry tomato on Indeterminate vines. Description Another blue cherry tomato from the 2019 seed swap. The web suggests that this was first created at the Oregon State University and further developed by Tom Wagner (a well know tomato breeder) and released in 2012. My guess is that its colour will depend upon the…… Continue reading Tomato Dancing with Smurfs

Tomato Brad’s Atomic (aka Brad’s Atomic Grape)

A multi-coloured grape shaped cherry tomato on indeterminate vines. Description Another blue/multi-coloured tomato from the 2019 seed swap which we’re growing in 2020 for the first time. According to the web it was developed by Brad Gates the owner of Wild Boar Farms in California. The descriptions seem to be of a tasty, grape shaped,…… Continue reading Tomato Brad’s Atomic (aka Brad’s Atomic Grape)

Tomato Blue Ambrosia

A dark/gold cherry tomato on an Indeterminate plant Description From the 2019 seed swap, we are growing this for the first time in 2020. As we get more details, this page will be updated. However, according to the web its a tasty, prolific cultivar producing golden cherry fruit that turn violet in strong sunlight. This…… Continue reading Tomato Blue Ambrosia