2018 Spring plant sale

tomato variety descriptions

Starter plants are $4 each or $10 for 3.

All plants are started from seed using organic growing methods


Barnes Mountain Yellow- 1-2 lb beefsteak type fruit. Meaty orange fruit are produced in abundance on these very tall vines. Rich old-time tomato taste.

Black Beauty- Dark blue-black tomato with dark flesh.  High in antioxidants. Rich, smooth and savory with earthy tones. Hangs well on the vine and stores very well, and the flavor improves with room-temperature storage.

Black Cherry-Beautiful black cherries look like large, dusky purple-brown grapes; they have that rich flavor that makes black tomatoes famous. Large vines yield very well; very unique and delicious.

Brandywine- The most popular heirloom tomato.  Superb flavor, large fruit up to 1.5 pounds. Excellent for tomato sandwiches!

Carbon-These have won taste awards coast to coast. The fruits are smooth, large, and beautiful, being one of the darkest and prettiest of the purple types. They have an extra dose of the complex flavor that makes dark tomatoes famous.

Copia- Unique and beautiful large, striped tomatoes Inside the flavorful flesh is a mix of red and yellow that is swirled together in various combinations.

German Johnson- Very large, 1 to 2-lb fruits are deep pink, very flavorful, and crack-resistant. The plants are very productive.

Great white- Large, 1-lb giant with creamy white fruit. This tomato is superbly wonderful.  A favorite fresh-eating tomato! Fruits are smoother than most large beefsteak types, and yields can be very high.

Green Giant-Green Giant is a sturdy, potato leaf type plant producing large (up to 32 ounce), beefsteak type fruits that are juicy but meaty and with very small seed cavities. They are green with a slight yellowish tinge on the blossom end.  The flavor is intense.

Miss Lillian-A potato leaf, late maturing, large (up to 20 oz) oblate bright yellow fruit with a meaty, dense, pale yellow interior and very, few seeds. Great, rich, complex flavors that are a bit unusual for yellow-fruited tomato varieties. 

Paul Robeson-This variety has amazing flavor that is distinctive, sweet, and smoky. 7 to 10-oz fruits are a red-brick color.

Rapberry Lyanna-One of the best tomatoes, ever! Smooth fruit and huge production. Great for Canning. A heavy producer that keeps on giving. Simply stunning, raspberry-pink fruits are of medium size. Firm flesh is very sweet and richly flavored.

Riesentraube-The sweet, red 1-oz fruit grow in large clusters; the name means “Giant Bunch of Grapes” in German. This is likely the most popular small tomato with seed collectors, as many favor the rich, full tomato flavor that is missing in today’s cherry types. Large plants produce massive yields.

San Marzano-Italian roma type tomato. Sweet flavor and low acidity and they are coveted for their firm pulp, deep red color, easy to remove skin and few seeds.

Sungold-Exceptionally sweet, bright tangerine-orange cherry tomatoes leave you begging for more. Vigorous plants start yielding early and bear right through the season.

Sunrise Bumblebee-Chefs love the luminous swirls of reds and oranges, inside the fruits and out! Everyone loves the sweet, fruity taste, too! 1 oz fruit.

Dwarf Boronia-Medium to medium large (four to sixteen ounce), oblate fruit that are pink with dark shoulders and have a smooth, meaty texture.  It resembles 'Cherokee Purple' both in its appearance as well as in its delicious, intense flavor quality.

Dwarf Mr. Snow-Plants grow to 4 ft, fruits range from 6 to 10 oz. The flavor is sprightly, balanced, full and delicious.