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Orange, Yellow and White Varieties for 2016


Amana Orange  (90 days)A very large heirloom beefsteak tomato from the Amana Colonies in Iowa. Regular leaf plants produce an abundance of light-orange fluted  tomatoes that can reach 2 pounds or more. Some describe their flavour as “tropical, fruity.” A very popular tomato. Indeterminate.


Earl of Edgecombe (80 days) A beautiful round, large yellow meaty tomato with a smooth creamy flavour.  Grows well in both dry and cold weather, resistant to cracking and blossom end rot. A staple in our garden. Compact plant. Indeterminate.


Garden Peach  (78 days) An heirloom from Peru, this regular leaf plant returns a high yield of small round 2 – 4 ” yellow peachy blush fruit with peach like fuzz on fruit and leaves. Excellent refreshing sweet flavour. Good keeper. Indeterminate.


Ghost Cherry  A nice very pale variety about 1-1/2 oz. Pick before they turn yellow. Lovely delicate flavour – low acid. Indeterminate.


Golden Cherry (63 days) Incredibly sweet small cherry tomatoes in abundance, perfect for snacking on in the garden, sprinkling on salads or pasta. Indeterminate.


Gold Nuggett Cherry (54 days) This extra early variety produces prolific quantities of golden 1″ oval cherry tomatoes that have a deliciously complex yet sweet flavour. A great snacking tomato. Indeterminate.


Great White  (85 days) This 1860 American heirloom is one of the largest creamy white with a pale pink blush beefsteak type tomatoes The plants are very productive and the fruit is sweet and juicy. Crack resistant and very hardy.  Indeterminate.


Jaune Flamme (70 days) Prolific French heirloom that bears in clusters of 9 or 10, beautiful, 1-1/2 inch, round golf-ball sized tomatoes that are persimmon-orange coloured inside and out. A delicious, tangy, full-bodied flavour that is great for snacking and salads. I consider this the best-tasting tomato we grow. Indeterminate.


Kellogg’s Breakfast (70-80 days) Very large, oblate shaped orange fruit that are both meaty and juicy. Wonderful flavour; our earliest orange tomato. Indeterminate.


Lemon Drop (60 days) Miniature yellow cherry tomatoes with good eating quality-contrasts nicely with the red cherry types. Vigorous vines. Indeterminate.


Moon Glow (75 days) A deep orange, mid to large-sized oval tomato with a good flavour and heavy yields. Indeterminate.


Nebraska Wedding (90 days) Large orange globe-shaped fruit  with no cracking. Sweet-acid flavour, very meaty. Heavy producer. Legend has it that Nebraskan brides were given this fruit as a gift on their wedding day. Indeterminate.


Old Ivory Egg   (70-75 days) This rare, ivory cream tomato that is shaped and about the same size of a chicken egg originated from a Swedish seed saver. Abundant quantities yield a tomato with flesh that is  creamy, sweet and rich.


Orange Banana (85 days) An abundance of 3”-4” paste tomatoes that have an incredible tangy sweetness. We eat these fresh, and use them for sauces and salsas. They also keep well, and ripen well the house. Green tomatoes harvested at last frost will ripen in the house until December! Indeterminate.


Tangerine (80-85 days) Delicious orange tomato, large, with a sweet and intense flavour. Resistant to cracking; a favourite in our garden. Indeterminate.


Yellow Cherry (75 days) A productive yellow cherry tomato with 6 ft. vines. Excellent sweet taste, like eating candy! Indeterminate.


Yellow Pear  (75-80 days) Very old variety, known since the early 1800s, low in acid and easy to grow. Fruits are pear-shaped, sweet and juicy. Productive with long, rambling 6 ft. vines. Indeterminate.


Yellow Perfection (65 days) These potato-leafed plants produce  an abundance of 2″ bright yellow cherry salad tomatoes that just kept producing all season long. This is a rare British heirloom  Indeterminate.