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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 … Continue reading

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Tomato True Black Brandywine

Black beefsteak heritage tomato on potato leafed indeterminate plants. Description There’s a little debate about this cultivar. Said to originate from a breeder in the late 1920’s, it pre-dates Black Brandywine and is a potato leafed variety (Black Brandywine is … Continue reading

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Tomato Tim’s Black Ruffles

Large purple/black beefsteak open pollinated tomato on indeterminate plants. Description Tim’s Black Ruffles is a large purple/black beefsteak tomato, a cross between Black Krim and Zapotek Pink Pleated. The large indeterminate, regular leafed plants are moderate producers of the 8-10oz … Continue reading

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Tomato Rosella

Dark brown cherry open pollinated tomato on strong indeterminate plants. Description Rosella is an extremely productive cherry tomato with brown/purple fruits. The fruit are smaller and browner than Black Cherry (but not as brown as Brown Berry) but the plant … Continue reading

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