Monthly Archives: December 2018

Tomato Radio

Unknown tomato variety. Description From the 2018 Seed Swap. I’ve been trying to find anything on the web about this cultivar but there are too many hits about radio discussions about tomatoes to sort the wheat from the chaff. However, … Continue reading

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Tomato Homosa

Medium sized red heritage tomato on an indeterminate plant. Description From the 2018 Seed Swap. A cultivar maintained by the Heritage Seed Library, and that’s all I can find on the web, no information as to where it comes from … Continue reading

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Tomato Angelle

A red Cherry open pollinated tomato on Indeterminate plants Description From the 2018 Seed Swap saved from a supermarket purchase. Now, I don’t entirely agree with doing this, partly because commercial tomatoes are usually F1 hybrids (the commercial growers need … Continue reading

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Tomato Balconi Red

Red Cherry heritage tomato on compact determinate plants. Description Acquired through the 2018 seed swap, this cultivar is common on the web. Its a short (12 inch) determinate cherry tomato, similar in description to Tiny Tim, Micro Tom, Red Robin … Continue reading

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Tomato Black and Brown Boar

A stripy black standard sized open pollinated tomato on indeterminate plants. Description From the 2018 Seed Swap According to the web, this was found in a row of Green Zebra at Wild Boar Farms. Its interesting how many varieties have … Continue reading

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Tomato Black Vernissage

A stripy black standard sized open pollinated tomato on indeterminate plants. Description From the 2018 Seed Swap According to the web, its a stripey black Russian cultivar, similar to Black Zebra. However, we’ll have to see which we prefer. Quick … Continue reading

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Tomato German Red Strawberry

Large oxheart red open pollinated tomato on indeterminate plants. Description From the 2018 Seedswap, I’ll grow this in 2019 and complete the details when I have them. It sounds a bit like Sunset’s Red Horizon, strawberry shaped, large and with … Continue reading

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Tomato Giallo d’Iverno

A red Cherry open pollinated tomato on Indeterminate plants Description From the 2018 Seed Swap, I’m not exactly sure what this will be. I haven’t been able to find this precise cultivar on on the web anywhere (although it was … Continue reading

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Tomato King George

Medium sized red heritage tomato on an indeterminate plant. Description From the 2018 Seed Swap. Described on the web as a 1930’s cultivar grown extensively in Kenilworth Warwickshire. Now the problem that I have with Commercial Cultivars that fall out … Continue reading

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Tomato Livingston’s Favourite

Medium sized red heritage tomato on an indeterminate plant. Description From the 2018 Seed Swap. This is described across the web as a very old variety (introduced in 1883) in the Livingston Seed Catalogue. Said to have good flavour, etc. … Continue reading

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