Tag Archives: indeterminate

Tomato – Indigo Apple

Indigo Apple tomato

Indigo Apple is an extraordinary tomato. An eye catcher, to say the least. Related to the now famed OSU Blue Fruit tomato. TomatoFest seeds produce sprawling indeterminate plants that produce beautiful pendant clusters of 3-4 oz., tomatoes deep purple to black colors (caused by high levels of anthocyanin…a naturally occurring anti-oxidant found in blueberries.) The gradual color changes appearing in ... Read More »

Tomato – Grandfather Martino

Grandfather Martino seeds were sent to Gary Ibsen in 2009 to include in their TomatoFest trials. The person sent Gary Ibsen these seeds with a note of its history within his family for more than 50 years as their favorite tomato. They have grown this tomato for the past several years and have found it wonderful red/pink, 1-2 lb, lobed ... Read More »

Tomato – Stupice

Stupice Tomato

This potato-leaf heirloom from Czechoslovakia is a cold-tolerant tomato that bears an abundance of very sweet, flavorful 2 to 3-inch, deep red fruit. A 1988 comparative tasting in the San Francisco area gave it first place for its wonderful sweet/acid, tomatoey flavor and production. Days: 52 Size: Indeterminate Color: Red Season: Very Early Season Type: Heirloom First planted by J. ... Read More »

Tomato – Early Girl

Early Girl tomato

The Early Girl tomato is a medium globe type F1 hybrid popular with home gardeners because of its early fruit ripening. Early Girl is an indeterminate variety. It is tall growing and needs support as the plant grows. Fruit maturity claims range from 50 to 62 days from transplanting. Plants are reliable and prolific. The ripe fruit is about the ... Read More »

Tomato – Yellow Beefsteak

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Outstanding 1-2 lb. yellow/orange beefsteak tomato named for gardener and seedsman Chuck Wyatt. A dependable and prolific producer of large, meaty, deliciously sweet tomatoes. Planted: 2014 Days: 77 Size: Indeterminate Color: Yellow-Orange Season: Mid-Season Type: Heirloom From Read More »

Tomato – Red Fig

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The Red Fig tomatoes have been grown in America since the 18th century. The Red Fig is an heirloom tomato named for a sweet delicacy that was made with this tomato and popular in the mid 1800s. Historically they were dried and packed away for winter use in substitute of figs. These TomatoFest organic tomato seeds produce big leafy, indeterminate, ... Read More »

Tomato – Nicholas Doochav

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These TomatoFest organic tomato seeds produce big leafy, indeterminate plants that yield big crops of 10-14 oz., red, round fruits that have well balanced sweet flavors with a big clean acidic finish. A good all-purpose tomato especially good as a canning tomato. A Russian heirloom tomato. Seeds sent to Gary Ibsen by Rusian Doochov from the Ukraine a 4th generation ... Read More »

Tomato – Mortgage Lifter

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Developed by M.C. Byles in the 1930s, this heirloom tomato remains very much in demand in the Mid-Atlantic states. Mr. Byles, affectionately known as “Radiator Charlie” earned his nickname from the radiator repair business he opened at the foot of a steep hill on which trucks would often overheat. Radiator Charlie, who had no formal education or plant breeding experience, ... Read More »

Tomato – Gary Ibsen Gold

Gary Ibsen Gold tomato

Tomato seeds for this tall, leafy variety were sent to Gary Ibsen in 1990 from a gardener in Boone County, WV who shared that he had been growing these, and a favorite red variety for 40 years. He was given the tomato seeds from his Uncle who had grown them in Tennessee. Potato leaf plant produces lots of very juicy, ... Read More »

Tomato – Dads Sunset

Dads Sunset Tomato

Uniformly round, meaty, 10 -14 oz., (2-3 inches), smooth, golden-orange tomatoes (the color of the setting sun). Slightly tart, yet a delightful sweet, fruity flavor. One of the best tasting tomatoes. A beautiful tomato on the vine or in the bowl. Wonderful salad tomato. A great choice for a market tomato due to its visual appeal and productivity. Good disease ... Read More »