All seeds are sustainably grown & chemical free.
Each packet contains 30 seeds.
Most of the tomatoes listed are indeterminate which means they grow very tall & bear all season long & can be staked or left to sprawl on the ground. A few as noted in their description are determinate or semi determinate which means a shorter plant & they produce fruit in a shorter time period.
Aosta Valley – New in 2022. 65 days. Short season tomato with exceptional flavour from NW Italy. Prolific clusters of 10-12 small shiny tomatoes hold on the vine so the truss can be picked all at once. The 5 sided fruit have thick walls & tiny seeds. Excellent fresh, stewed or added to sauce. Blight resistant.
Be My Baby – 65 days. This productive tasty cherry is the ongoing result of a cross between 3 famous tomatoes: an heirloom potato leaf beefsteak, & 2 cherries, one orange & one red.
Black Cherry 65 days. So sweet & early! Deep burgundy 1” round fruits that grow in prolific clusters.
Blush 75 days. So stunning & so sweet! 2” elongated golden-pink streaked tomato with crack resistance. Ripen on or off the vine without compromising flavour. A crowd pleaser for snacking or fancy dishes.
Eden Sweetie Pie – 65 days.The sweetest little 1” cherry that will tickle your taste buds! Came up as a volunteer in the GH in 2021 & did not disappoint outside this past summer.
Fargo Yellow Pear – 70 days. This large golden yellow pear is deliciously sweet & low acid. Bred for earliness & higher yields, this 1-2” is a 1932 cross between Bison & Yellow Pear. Meaty & crack-resistant.
Galina – 57 days. Wonderful early Siberian heirloom producing golden clusters of sweet fruit all season long.
Gartenperle – 70 days. Det. Prostrate delicious little prolific cherry that produces early until frost. Works equally well in a container or hanging basket.
House 75 days. This rare miniature Russian heirloom grows 1 ½ ‘tall & is covered with tasty red cherries. Grow outside in the summer in a large container or in the ground & bring inside by a sunny window in the fall. Prolific producer year round. Cut back for new growth in the spring. The plants can grow for years this way! Brought to Canada in the 1890s.
La Finquita Gold 70 days. Early, unique & rare golden heirloom cherry. Extremely prolific, sweet & delicious. Well adapted to the Maritime region for more than 20 years.
Malchik-S-Palchik – 60 days. Prolific, ultra early Russian dwarf tomato with tasty 2 oz. red fruit. Great for containers. Grow-out for Seeds of Diversity member from Alberta.
Mexican Red Grape Mid-season. Tasty red grape tomato from Mexico. Perfect size & bright red colour.
Minibel Naine pour Balcons 75 days. Rare Canadian heirloom from Seeds of Diversity. Miniature cherry for containers or as a unique hedge row! Non-stop producer of full size cherries. A really unique showpiece
Peacevine 78 days. Selected from Sweet 100 & is a rampant grower & producer with clusters of 1” fruits which are sweet tart rich flavour. It has a currant tomato in its ancestry. Very high in vitamin C & GABA, a sedating antioxidant.
Negro de Yeste – Spanish beautywith oval 5/8 – 1 oz. fruit with dark shoulders, meaty, firm (eat when crunchy but ripe). Womderful! Grow-out for Seeds of Diversity member from Alberta.
Pink Bumblebee 70 days. These fun and flavourful tomatoes are hard to resist. Pink round cherries with orangey/gold striping have great eye appeal & sweet rich flavour. Extremely productive fruit which resists cracking, doing as well in the field as in the greenhouse.
Pink Princess 62 days. Incredibly sweet large pink cherry, with thicker skin to prevent cracking.
Sunrise Bumblebee – 70 days. Such beauties! Round yellow/gold-streaked cherries with red stripes & pink interior marbling. Excellent sweet & tangy flavour. Crack resistant
Tropical Sunset – 65 days. skinned round cherry is a mix of orange & rosy red, with fruity sweetness & a mild acid balance. Beautiful to look at, & a taste that makes you want more.
Turboreactivenyi (Turbojet, Turboreactive) – 65 days. Reliable tasty little 2 – 3 oz. red fruit from Russia with long production on short compact 12 – 15” plant. Grow-out for Seeds of Diversity member from Alberta.
Una Hartsock – 68 days. Now here is an easy to grow unique beauty! This rare German variety is a huge producer of small slender plum shaped fruit 1-2” long, perfect as a salad tomato or appetizer. The colour is remarkable – dazzling pinky red with violet purple hue. The flesh is juicy, semi -sweet & delectable. Blight tolerance too. Farm Favourite.
(Baker Creek) Yellow Pear – 65 days. Beautiful big golden pear cherries that are extremely prolific & extra tasty. Tall robust plans that are ultra cold-hardy with no cracking & keep bearing until frost. Superior pear tomato!
Many are from ‘The Dwarf Tomato Project’, a cooperative plant breeding venture between growers in the United States and Australia which has produced loads of new varieties in recent years, many crossing old familiar heirlooms.
These tomatoes can be gown in the ground or in large containers with a cage or stake. All dwarfs benefit with being staked, as fruit set is so heavy, they topple over! Indeterminate means a much taller plant (even in a ‘dwarf’). ‘Tree-type’ means very thick main stems with minimal branching.
Beauty King – 75 days. Indet. Regular leaf, mid-season, medium size 10-12 oz. red fruit with beautiful vertical gold striping. Vigorous dwarf ‘tree-type’ is 3.5 -4’ & has a delicious well-balanced rich flavour.
Blanche du Quebec – 75 days. Canadian heirloom ‘White of Quebec’. Stocky & sturdy with rugosa type leaves Medium sized, white to pale yellow – more sun exposure brings out more yellow. Sweet & juicy, great for fresh eating & salads.
Caitydid – 80 days. Indet. Smooth oblate golden yellow with red blush. Cross between New Big Dwarf & Mortgage Lifter. Strong bushy ‘tree-type’ plant, long production.
Confetti – 80 days. Indet. Yellow beauty with pink stripes has slightly flattened 6-8 oz globe fruits with yellow/pink bicoloured flesh & a sweet flavour with pizzaz!
Golden Gypsy – 75 days. Vigorous tree-type with 8 – 18 oz golden fruit with intense flavour…one of the best. Prolific long producer until frost.
Mandurang Moon – New in 2022 – 65 days The Dwarf Tomato Project, a cooperative plant breeding venture between growers in the United States and Australia, has produced loads of new varieties in recent years. We adore this one for its tasty, gorgeously pale-colored fruit and the plants’ solid stature and disease resistance. Although the fruit are lunar white, “Mandurang,” a town in Australia, means “Black Cicada” in the indigenous language of the area. They are equally enjoyable under the constellations of either hemisphere.
Summer Sunrise – 70 days. Unique beautiful dwarf 48” plant with outstanding rigid potato leaves…a garden showpiece! The tomatoes are outstanding as well…big, tasty golden slicers with pale red blossom end & some striping. Australian winner of the best-tasting dwarf tomato.
Tastywine – 85 days, Indet. Vigorous tree-type dwarf with potato leaf rugosa foliage. Produces abundant crop of 6-12 oz pink beefsteak tomatoes with very few seeds. Deliciously sweet juicy flesh. 2008 cross between Dwarf Wild Fred & Brandywine.
Worry Tomato – 70 days. Dwarf plants with thick sturdy trunks and gigantic potato-leaves bear large red-orange-gold striped shiny beefsteak fruit. Such prolific beauties from a breeding project many years in the making. As with the other dwarf tomatoes, this is very well suited to containers and small spaces. A sturdy stake is all that is needed.
Buckflat’s Wonder – 65 days. Canadian bred by Andy Pollock of Houston BC. Hardy, blemish free, red 8- 10 oz. perfectly round tomato with a fantastic flavour. Very productive until frost.
Doucet’s Petit Bec 65 days. This large cherry tomato withstands cool adverse weather. Extremely prolific with great taste. Non uniform in size. A real workhorse!
Harbinger – 65 days. Old English variety, introduced in 1910. Extremely productive thin-skinned plants loaded with small to medium globe shaped red tomatoes with terrific taste. Tolerates cool weather.
Legend Indeterminate. Large uniform glossy red slicer with good blight resistance. Great taste, prolific and withstands adverse conditions. Legend lives up to its name every year!
Morden Yellow (Canada)– 65 days. Determinate. Bred for short season at Morden Research Station in Manitoba in 1950. Early producer of heavy yields of bright yellow medium size round, juicy & mildly sweet tomato. Though determinate produces for a long time.
Moskvich 60 days. Outstanding Siberian heirloom is 4”, deep red, with luscious rich flavour. Smooth & globe-shaped 4-6 oz. fruit which is cold tolerant & a good keeper. Resistant to cracking, so good for GH. Keeps producing from early summer to frost on long vines. A real farm favourite!
Pollock 65 days.Wonderful Canadian tomato. Selection from Bonny Best for earliness, productivity & great flavour, developed by Andy Pollock of northern BC. Huge early production of rich-flavoured 4-10 oz tomatoes that just keep coming. Plants need a short strong stake. Outstanding every year with good blight resistance.
Quebec 5 60 day. Canadian tomato with smooth, firm 3-4” red fruit with fresh, vibrant flavour. Always dependable for abundant yields in any kind of weather!
Pink Beefsteak Slicers
Pink Portuguese 80 days. Extra large meaty pink beefsteak found in a market in Portugal.
Rosabec (Canada) – 70 days. Determinate. Developed by Roger Doucet at the Research Station, St. Hyacinthe, Quebec. Developed from a cross of Canabec & a pink breeding line. It was the first determinate Quebec variety with pink fruit. A mid-sized perfectly shaped table tomato which is blemish free & mild tasting.
Savignac (Dufresne) 75-80 days. 18th C heirloom from Quebec. Medium to large reddish pink fruit is vigorous, productive & adapted to short summers & a cool climate. The taste is juicy, sweet & flavourful on a large plant & very prolific. Very rare & needs protection from being lost. Slow Food Ark of Taste.
Red Beefsteak Slicers
Bonny Best – 70 days. 1908 old timer with wonderful old-fashioned flavour. Mid season, medium sized plant with round red fruit produced prolifically on well-foliaged stems. Good under adverse conditions. Always been the well-loved standard for canning as so reliable.
Bosu – 80 days.Prolific red slicer/canner with good taste. Perfect unblemished fruit, extremely disease resistant, excellent keeper. Very rare, in danger of extinction. From Seeds of Diversity member Paula Dubeski.
Brunello – 80 days. Determinate. Beautiful red round 7 -11 oz. fruit with excellent sweet taste from Nikitovka Seeds in Ukraine. Resistant to late blight. From Seeds of Diversity member Paula Dubeski.
Costoluto Genovese Large juicy red 4-5” Italian heirloom with full tomato flavour. Heavily fluted favourite for fresh eating & preserving. Extremely prolific.
Italian Heirloom . 75-80 days. Indeterminate. Outstanding all-purpose Italian heirloom for eating fresh, canning or salsa. The fruit are easy to peel & have wonderful taste. Huge abundance of luscious red blemish free 1 lb fruit.
Kron Prince – 75 days. Semi-determinate. Russian variety originally from India. Very productive, great taste, heat tolerant, excellent keeper, disease resistant (blight resistant). Best new variety we trialled in 2023.
Original stock seed from Andrey Baranovski, Minsk, Belarus. From Seeds of Diversity member Paula Dubeski.
Old Brooks 78 days. Heirloom that does well in hot weather. Large prolific beautiful red perfect fruit up to 1 lb, with long vines. Great full tangy flavour. Fruit is delicious, juicy & meaty – well-suited to home canning due to its high acidity. Resistant to blossom end rot & early & late blight.
Palestinian 75 days. Large blocky fruit, extremely heavy and meaty. Between a beefsteak and a paste tomato, equally good for both slicing, canning and sauce. Resistant to blossom end rot.
Radiator Charlie’s Mortgage Lifter 85 days. Flattened/round large, meaty, deep red vigorous beefsteak. Great flavour & good slicer with few seeds. Plants are highly productive & disease resistant. The original cultivar made famous in the 30’s.
Earl of Edgecombe 73 days, Indeterminate. Beautiful heirloom from New Zealand with fabulous rich sweet taste. Fruits are round, blemish free & resistant to cracking & blossom end rot. When the 6th Earl of Edgecombe died in England, the next in line was a sheep farmer in NZ. When he returned to England to claim his title, he brought this tomato with him!.
Indian Moon 75 days. This beauty is a rare heirloom originating with the Navajo in New Mexico.Large orange meaty fruits with few seeds are great for sandwiches and burgers.
Moonglow 80 days. Bright yellow-orange fruit is one of the best tasting of all of the yellows. Fruit has dense orange flesh with few seeds and a long shelf life. Very productive.
Valencia 75 days. This prolific slicer is bursting with rich tomato flavour. Round smooth 8-10 oz meaty fruit with few seeds has brilliant glowing orange skin. It has that perfect mix of sweet and tart tomato taste. A family heirloom from Maine, exact origins are debated, this strain is rumored to have possibly originated in Spain. Best producer in drought of 2020. Slow Food Ark of Taste.
Garden Peach 75 days. 1890 heirloom introduced as a novelty. Productive 3-5 oz yellow fruits blush pink when ripe and have soft fuzzy skins like peaches, juicy and sweet, with bit of tartness. Very low acid. Extremely cold resistant & an excellent keeper.
Manyel 75 days. “Many Moons”: the look of the fruits hanging from the plant. Great yields of 10 oz. golden yellow tomatoes. Mildly sweet with a citrus tang & juicy – one of the best tasting tomatoes available. Adds great flavour & colour to any salad.
Black Prince – 69 days. Indeterminate. Siberian, deep reddish-brown with dark brown to black shoulders. Juicy, sweet & prolific. Unblemished, resists cracking, heavy yielding, great for market.
Japanese Black Trifele 75 days. Beautiful dark pear-shaped tomatoes with a rich complex flavour, originally from Estonia. Harvest when the shoulders are still green. Little or no cracking, blemish free on short plants with potato leaf foliage that bear all season long. Very rare.
Kabuli Black 75 days. This treasure is everything you would want in a tomato… full rich flavour, prolific, unblemished & disease-free.
Paul Robeson 80 days. Russian heirloom named after American opera singer Paul Robeson. Distinctive smoky flavour, perfect acid to sweet balance. Dusky brick-red fruit averages 8-10 oz. An extraordinary tomato for an extraordinary man. Taste test winner. Produces well in colder climate.
Vince & Teresa 75 days. Gorgeous meaty purple tomato with great flavour. Saved for years by a Summerside couple. Good in greenhouse or in the field.
Banana Cream (Cream Sausage) 80 days. Tidy plants bear dozens of unique 3-4” elongated plum-shaped striped yellow fruits with meaty flesh and pleasantly mild flavour. Great for salsa and salads. Productive bushy plants do not require staking, excellent for containers.
Pink Boar 75 days. Wine coloured fruits with metallic green striping on vigorous vines. Strong plants loaded with rich, sweet, juicy fruits for slicing in salads. Adverse weather tolerance.
Violet Jasper 73 days. Originally from China where it is called Tze Bi U. Beautiful & productive salad-sized fruit are the size of a lime with purple streaks & green stripes. Skin may be a little tough but that makes them great for grilling or the BBQ. Holds well & pumps out bushels until frost.
Bellstar (Canada) – 65 days. Determinate. Developed in 1981 by Dr. Jack Metcalf of the Smithfield Experimental Station in Trenton, Ont. Bears red 4 oz. round paste tomatoes much larger than most others of this type & ripening is spread over a long season. An cool season red champion, maturing much earlier than most paste tomatoes, plus larger. Easy to pick compact plant with large quantities of rich-tasting delicious flavour. Great in salads, for canning or fresh eating. Farm favourite!
Blue Beech – 85 -90 days. Stew, sauce & can them; slice, roast & freeze them; toss, & eat them. Sweet dry flesh, few seeds. A true beauty with dry dense flesh, yet sweet enough to savour raw.
Gilbertie This excellent heirloom has solid thick flesh with rich flavour & a small seed cavity. It is a 7-8” long narrow fruit with a slight crook at the tip. Great for soups, sauces & grilling.
Marzano Fire – 85 days. Orange striped San Marzano with deep red flesh. Droopy leaves on seedlings.
Napoli a Fiaschetto – 65 -70 days. Regional treasure of Puglio in southeast Italy. Small elongated 2-3 oz. paste tomato with slight nipple at blossom end & which hang in clusters. Bushy determinate plants produce in prolific quantities. Perfect for sauce & dehydrating. Ark of Taste
Principe Borghese – 75 days. Semi-determinate Italian heirloom with great flavour. Bears small 2” oval red fruits in prolific clusters over a long season with no cracking. Used for sun-dried tomatoes as few seeds & little juice. Can be crushed for flakes or ground into powder to add rich tomato flavour to soups, salad dressings etc. Dry in a low oven if the sun doesn’t cooperate or dehydrate.
Ropreco – 70 days. Det. A fine old Italian heirloom with good taste. Fruits 2-3 oz. oblong & bright red with good disease resistance. Does not require staking as it produces fruit in a concentrated set. Suitable for sauce & drying.
Roughwood Golden Plum – 80 days. This was the star of our 2021 tomato harvest! Beautiful, unique & delicious… a “must-grow” for anyone looking for the perfect low-acid sauce tomato. Though tested as one of the most drought-resistant tomatoes out of 400 new varieties, Golden Plum matured splendidly in our wet cool summer of 2021 (plus was the show-piece of our greenhouse at twice the size). Quite outstanding. This is a 1986 cross between San Marzano & Yellow Brandywine. Plump 2-inch plum-shaped fruits (4” in greenhouse) with thick skins are perfectly suited as an unusual sauce tomato (keeps well on the counter for days), plus excellent for drying. Staking recommended.