Tomato Cream Sausage

A cream/white elongated plum tomato on determinate plants. Description Also known as Banana Cream, this is one of many tomatoes bred by Tom Wagner, a cross with Yellow Banana in 1998 which was commercially released in 2004. This determinate regular leafed plant is productive and the paste tomato is an elongated plum and a creamy…… Continue reading Tomato Cream Sausage

Tomato Country Taste

Round Red Beefsteak F1 Hybrid tomato on Indeterminate plants. Description This was a mistake. I don’t (in general) grow F1 hybrids (except for attempts to defeat blight). I picked this up in a garden centre and didn’t read the packet properly. My reason for not growing F1 hybrid tomatoes is because I have yet to…… Continue reading Tomato Country Taste

Tomato Christmas Grapes

A red Cherry open pollinated tomato on Indeterminate plants Description Christmas Grapes is a cherry tomato with an intense tomato flavour. An early/mid ripening, indeterminate, regular leafed plant, the scarlet, grape-like, sweet tasting tomatoes are up to 1 inch with closely packed trusses of 10-20 fruit yielding a steady stream of fruit through the season.…… Continue reading Tomato Christmas Grapes

31st October 2017 – End of the Season

Our Allotment

Its that time of year when I begin to wonder whether the allotment is worth it. There’s no crops to pick (other than the occasional raspberry) and walking two miles each way to spend an hour or two digging the beds and preparing for next year somehow seems hard work. In addition, this coming Saturday…… Continue reading 31st October 2017 – End of the Season

Tomato Chiapis Wild Tom

A Pea sized red heritage tomato on a short indeterminate plant. Description Indeterminate very early small red cherry tomato, resistant to many diseases. Cold resistant and therefore continues to produce fruits late in the season. This tomato originates from Chiapas state in Southern Mexico. Like all indeterminate tomatoes it is theoretically a perennial but grown…… Continue reading Tomato Chiapis Wild Tom

Tomato Chadwick Cherry (Camp Joy)

A red, large cherry heritage tomato on Indeterminate plants. Description Developed by Alan Chadwick (an English tomato breeder and founder of the CCOF – California and Organic Farming Organisation) in Santa Cruz California in the 1960s. This small to medium cherry tomato is similar to Gardener’s Delight and grows well under many conditions. Its supposedly…… Continue reading Tomato Chadwick Cherry (Camp Joy)