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2010 Tomato Varieties
Name
Heirloom
Disease
Resistance
Days
Color
Size
Pots
Ind./
Deter.
Characteristics
Ace 55
VFN
80
Red
10-12 oz.
D
Good foliage cover. Low acid, meaty. Recommended for hot, dry summers.
Amish Paste
**
85
Red
6-8 oz.
l
Meaty,juicy-outstanding flavor.Good for sauce-fresh eating.
Aunt Ruby's German Green
**
80
Pale Green w/Pink Bush
1 lb. or more
l
Delicious, strong, sweet and fruity flavor. A Great taste.
Beefmaster
VFNAST
80
Bright Red
up to 2 lbs.
l
Solid,good cracking tolerance.
Beefsteak
**
75-80
Red
10-16 oz.
l
Meaty,juicy. Good slicer.Very productive.
Better Boy
VFNAST
75
Red
to 16 oz.
l
Extremely flavorful,good slicer,firm. Widely adapted.
Better Brush
VFN
68
Red
4"
*
D
Mouthwatering,sweet & meaty. Recommended for hot,dry summers.
Big Beef
VFFNTAST
73
Red
10-12 oz.
l
'94 AAS "Best tomato ever developed." Old-fashioned flavor. Good for hot,dry summers.
Black Brandywine
**
80
Deep Mahogany
12-16 oz.
l
Potato leaf,rich taste.Flattened beefsteak shape.
Box Car Willie
**
Some
73-80
Reddish Orange
10-16 0z.
l
Sweet tasting,high yeilding. Old fashioned flavor. Crack free.
Brandywine
**
80
Rosy Pink
to 1.5 lbs
l
Potato leaf,exceptional rich flavor.World's best flavor. The standard to which all are measured.
Bush Celebrity
VFFNTAST
67
Red
8-9 oz.
*
D
Same great taste,only a smaller compact plant.
Bush Early Girl
VFFNT
54
Red
6-7 oz.
*
D
Compact plants,big yields.
Caspian Pink
**
80
Pink
10-12 oz.
l
Sweet and rich. Rivals Brandywine.
Celebrity
VFFNTAST
70
Red
8-12 oz.
Semi D
'84 AAS winner,one of the most popular.Acid/sugar balanced. Good for hot,dry summers.
Champion
VFNT
70
Red
6-8 oz.
l
Solid,meaty & very sweet.Luscious sandwich.Good for hot,dry summers.
Cherokee Purple
**
Some
80
Brick Red
8-12 oz.
l
Sweet,rich flavor. Thin skinned-no cracking.
Early Girl
VFF
57
Red
4-6 oz.
l
Most popular early variety. Firm-delicious.
German Striped
**
78
Yellow/Orange shades
1 lb. or more
l
Good looking slicer.Smooth texture-good,sweet flavor.
Gold Medal
**
90
Yellow/blush Red
12-16 oz.
l
Firm,sweet & mild. Low acid. A gourmet's joy when sliced.
Great White
**
85
Creamy White
10-12 oz.
l
Deliciously fruity. Heavy foliage. Low acid & few seeds.
Green Zebra
**
75-80
Chartreuse w/green stripes
3 ozs.
l
Very rich tasting,sweet zingy flavor.Yield is excellent
Hillbilly
**
85
Yellow wired streaks
1 lb.
l
A gorgeous slicer. Sweet & juicy. Heavy producer.
Husky Cherry Red
VFA
65
Red
1"
*
Dwarf l
Perfect cherry size-excellent flavor. Great for pots or small spaces.
Husky Gold
VFA
70
Bright Gold
5-7 oz.
*
Dwarf l
'93 AAS winner.Excellent for sandwiches,salads. Sweet & firm. Good for hot,dry summers.
Husky Red
VFFAST
68
Red
5-7 oz.
*
Dwarf l
Good harvest-good flavor. Does well in hot,dry summers.
Italian Heirloom
**
70-80
Red
1 plus lb.
l
Excellent full tomato flavor.Easy to peel-ideal for slicing.
Jetsetter
VFFNTAST
64
Red
8 oz.
l
Great "real tomato" flavor. Smooth, juicy.
Jolly
70
Pink
1-1/2 oz.
l
2001 AAS winner.Good acid content & exceptionally sweet.
Jubilee
**
80
Golden Orange
8 oz.
l
Round,smooth,low acid. Meaty, thick walls with few seeds.
Juliet
Some
80
Orange & Yellow
1 oz.
l
'99 AAS winner.Clusters of juicy elongated oval fruit.High yields. Holds on vine-no cracks.
Kentucky Beefsteak
**
115
Deep Orange
2 lb.
l
Superbly sweet,mild & fruity.Gorgeous shaped globes.
Legend
Late blight
68
Red
8 oz.
D
Early set, good,sweet flavor-few seeds. A cool-season tomato.
Lemon Boy
VFNAST
72
Lemon Yellow
8 oz.
l
Outstanding flavor-mild & sweet yet tangy. High yields.
Mortgage Lifter
**
80
Pink
1 lb.
l
Delicious,rich,sweet taste.Meaty few seeds.
Mr. Stripley(Tigerella)
**
Some
80
Orange & Yellow
2"
l
Low acid,mild-tangy.A beautiful novelty for salads. Okay for greenhouse growing.
Mule Team
**
75-80
Bright Red
8-12 oz.
l
Great choice for main crop. Excellent flavor & texture.
Nyagous
**
80
Black
6 oz.
l
Clusters of 6. Firm,sweet,excellent texture-full flavor.
Pineapple
**
85
Red-Yellow
to 2 lbs.
l
Meaty-Wonderful rich,fruity and sweet flavor.Uniquely patterned.
Purple Russian
**
80
Purple-Black
6 oz.
l
Great taste-sweet & meaty.Does not crack.
Red Cherry Large
**
75
Red
1.5-2"
l
Extremely productive.Great full flavor. Can be pickled when green while the ripe ones are used fresh or for preserves.
Red Grape
FNT
55
Red
1.25x.75"
l
Very sweet.Vigorous vine. Crack resistant. Up to 20 per cluster.
Roma
VFN
78
Red
3" long
D
Popular for paste,sauces,and canning. Thick walled-solid with few seeds and good flavor.
Shady Lady
VFTA
75
Red
7-8 oz.
D
Sturdy vines-good sun protection.Excellent flavor.
Stupice
**
55-70
Red
1-3 oz.
l
Clusters. Early,great,sweet flavor,heavy yields. A cool-season tomato.
Sun Gold
57
Bright Orange
Bite size
l
Very sweet,sugary-fruity.Bears long clusters. Great for hot,dry summers. Remains ripe on the vine.
Sun Sugar
FT
62
Orange
1"
l
Very sweet-thin skinned-crack resistant.
Super Beefsteak
VFN
80
Red
1 lb.
l
Large,meaty,rich & delicious. Crack resistance.
Sweet 100
VF
65
Red
1"/1 oz.
l
Extra high in Vitamin C. Super sweet. Low acid. Very tall needs staking.
Yellow Pear
**
78
Clear yellow
2"/1 oz.
l
Vigorous-high yields.Delightfully sweet-"Garden Candy" Low acid.
Valencia
**
76
Orange
8-10 oz.
l
Smooth,round & full-flavored. Meaty with few seeds.
Velvet Red
**
75-80
Red
1"
l
Heavy yields of sweet cherry tomatoes.Slightly fuzzy.
Tomatillo-Toma Verde
70-75
Green
2"
l
Papery husk. Sweet/tart. Great in salsa & dishes.
2010 Pepper Varieties
Name
Shape/Size
Characteristics
Anaheim Chili
Two celled
24-30" plants. High yields
Ancho
5-6" long
Known as Poblano when fresh, Ancho when dried.
Banana Hybrid
Thick walls
16-24" Plants. Great fresh or cooked.
Purple Beauty
Thick walls
Great stuffed and in salads.
Red Beauty ™
4 lobes
Santa Fe Grande
1.5"wide x 3.5" long
Medium walled-great for salsa,canning,pickling.
Serrano
2" thin walls
Good for salsa,hot pepper vinegar and pickles.
Sweet Havana
5" long
3-4 lobed. Thick walls-great for tuffing/grilling.
Wonderful,rich flavor.Matures early.
Thai Hot
2-3" long
Very ornamental. Good in containers.
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