Tomato Halina

Medium sized pink beefsteak on indeterminate vines. Description Grown for the first time in 2018 with seeds from a seed swap, we were interested to see how this grew. Its hard to find any information on the web about Halina and the source seems to suggest that its a saved F1 Hybrid so I don’t…… Continue reading Tomato Halina

Tomato Green Velvet

Small Green/Yellow Beefsteak Tomato with green flesh. 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 flavour and unusual colouring. A small/medium sized beefsteak shaped tomato which, when ripe, has a yellow/green colour but the…… Continue reading Tomato Green Velvet

Tomato Vintage Wine

Pink/Yellow small beefsteak open pollinated tomato on potato leafed indeterminate plants. Description Vintage Wine is a medium sized pastel-hued golden striped beefsteak tomato with mild flavour. A mid-ripening, indeterminate, potato-leafed, medium sized (5 – 8 oz) tomato with unusual pale pink fruits with golden stripes. It is full of flavour and an ideal companion to…… Continue reading Tomato Vintage Wine

Tomato Pantano

Red Beefsteak heritage tomato on indeterminate plants. Description An Italian Beefsteak (which for us introduces its own problems) Pantano has a number of names (Il Pantano Romanesco, Pantano Il Romansco, Pantano) which all seem to describe an moderate sized beefsteak with slightly fluted shoulders which, when we grew it in 2014, produced a somewhat spindly…… Continue reading Tomato Pantano

Tomato Gold Dust

A orange/yellow standard sized open pollinated tomato on determinate plants. Description Gold Dust is an early deep orange/yellow, regular-leafed, standard sized tomato. The determinate/semi-determinate (Bush) plant produces quantities of round slightly flattened firm fleshed orange/yellow tomatoes of between 4 and 8 ounces (2-3 inches). Its an early ripening variety (with some fruit ripening at the…… Continue reading Tomato Gold Dust

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 Black Sea Man

A Black small beefsteak tomato growing on a Determinate plant. Description We grew this for the first time in 2017. Our biggest problem was that we had originally assumed that it was Indeterminate and had so prepared to grow it as a standard cordon plant. It wasn’t until we were doing our final check that…… Continue reading Tomato Black Sea Man