Tomato – Rainbow Blend

Multiple colours of small plum tomatoes on an Indeterminate Plant Description This is an F1 Hybrid which comes in a packet of multiple colours (red, yellow, orange). However, it is possible that the open pollenated plant will run true to the original colour (or at least the selected yellow tomato first grown in 2022 grew…… Continue reading Tomato – Rainbow Blend

Tomato Roughwood Golden Plum

An Orange Plum tomato on Semi Determinate Plants Description From the 2019 Seed Swap, another of those grown for the first time in 2021.. Its described as a Orange Plum tomato with two inch fruits with few seeds which is good for cooking and sauces. It is said to be a cross between Yellow Brandywine…… Continue reading Tomato Roughwood Golden Plum

2018 Update

Simple announcement, I’ve now updated the list of tomato cultivars to include those I’ve grown in 2018. That brings to 161 the number listed. 2018 has been a somewhat peculiar year, the tomatoes are early because of the weather. Which is probably a good job because I didn’t do much in the way of thinning…… Continue reading 2018 Update

Tomato Gazzi Yellow Egg

Medium Sized Yellow Plum Tomato. Description Grown for the first time in 2018 with seeds from a seed swap, we were interested to see how this grew. It did quite well with a reasonable crop, probably one of the first to ripen in this peculiar year. A early/mid season yellow plum tomato very similar to…… Continue reading Tomato Gazzi Yellow Egg

Tomato Taiko

Small Yellow Plum shaped tomato on an Indeterminate vine. Description Grown for the first time in 2018 with seeds from a seed swap, we were interested to see how this grew. We probably didn’t give it a very good chance as (for some unknown reason) we didn’t bother to thin out the side shoots on…… Continue reading Tomato Taiko

Tomato San Marzano

Medium sized red plum heritage tomato on indeterminate plants. Description San Marzano is fleshy, sweet plum tomato with few seeds. Longer and thinner than Roma, the flesh is thicker and the taste stronger, sweeter and less acidic. Ideal for cooking or canning. The indeterminate, regular-leafed plant can produce a heavy mid season crop. Needs to…… Continue reading Tomato San Marzano

Tomato Roma

Elongated red medium sized heritage tomato on compact indeterminate plants. Description Roma is one of the most common and prolofic Italian cooking tomatoes. is fleshy, sweet plum tomato with few seeds. Shorter and stockier than San Marzano, the flesh is thinner and it has a strong, sweet and more acidic taste. Ideal for cooking or…… Continue reading Tomato Roma

Tomato Japanese Black Trifele

Black, plum shaped, medium/large heritage tomato on Indeterminate potato leafed plants. Description  Japanese Black Trifele (also known as Black Truffle) is an unusual tear-drop shaped medium sized tomato. A mid/late ripening, indeterminate, potato-leafed plant, as well as being an unusual shape, the 4 – 8 oz fruits have chocolate, smokey and rich complex flavours and…… Continue reading Tomato Japanese Black Trifele