For the love of Tomatoes
Indeterminate- needs staking with a cage or stake
Determinate- usually doesn’t need large staking, sometimes a small bamboo stick is needed in windy locations or when fruit becomes too heavy
Early is less than 65 days
Midseason is 65 - 80 days
Late is more than 80 days
Dikovinka- Indeterminate Midseason- Imagine a black cherry tomato crossed with a Sungold. Amazing flavour and a beautiful colour for a cherry tomato.
Dr. Carolyn- Indeterminate Midseason- Colour ranges from a pale ivory to yellow with a depth of flavour that will amaze you.
Sweet 100- Indeterminate Early- Never disappoints. High yield of sweet tomatoes that form on long, multi branched clusters. This plant will produce fruit from early summer right up until the frost.
Japanese Pink Cherry- Indeterminate Midseason- A large cherry tomato that is very sweet, juicy and full flavoured. Produces trusses of up to 20 tomatoes.
Sweet Tumbler- Derterminate Dwarf Midseason- A pink Cherry tumbler that grows 6-8" tall. Sweet Fruit.
Tumbler Hybrid- Determinate Early- Excellent for containers and hanging baskets to tumble over the sides. Excellent tasting tomato, that can produce 4 lbs of fruit per plant.
Gnomies Patio / Container
Red Robin- Determinate 55 days- Extra sweet cherry tomatoes. Small plant is perfect for growing in containers all year long.
Japanese Dwarf- Dwarf Determinate Early- Only grows up to 20 inches and produces small, round red tomatoes. Can withstand tough growing conditions.
Little Bing- Determinate Dwarf Early –Compact plant that is great for containers and the patio. Produces a high yield of juicy, sweet tomatoes that tend to ripen at the same time
Rejina- Dwarf Indeterminate Early-Similar to Red Robin in height at 12 inches but is much sweeter and produces more and larger fruit.
Rejina Yellow- Dwarf Indeterminate Early- The yellow version of the Rejina. About 12 inches tall with a slightly fruiter taste.
Venus-Determinate Early Dwarf - A small plant of 15-20cm (6-8”) makes it perfect for pots and baskets or a windowsill. Sweet small orange cherries produced.
Gnomies Large Tomatoes
Citron Compact- Indeterminate Dwarf Midseason- Produces yellow fruits with citrus notes and a touch of tropical sweetness. Compact plants grow to about 1M (3Ft) high.
Brandyfred-Dwarf Indeterminate Midseason- Dwarf variety that grows max 4 ft tall but will need support for a plant that produces large fruit.
Costoluto Fiorentino- Indeterminate 85days- The fruit grows to 8.5 ounces and 4 inches wide with a flattened heavily ribbed shape. Juicy with high sugar and acid make it a fantastic tomato for sauce and is also great for slicing and salads.
Casino- Indeterminate Midseason- Large red paste tomatoes that produce 6-8 ounce fruit. Trusses can have of up to 6 fruits. Can also be eaten fresh.
Martino’s Roma- Determinate Midseason- Great paste tomato for making sauce and drying. Produces 2ounce fruits in clusters of up to 6.
Banana Legs- Determinate 65-75 days- Vigorous growing plant 16-30 inches tall that produces heavy yields of 2-4 inch long golden yellow fruit. Very meaty, sweet and has few seeds.
Napoli- Indeterminate Midseason- Short stocky paste tomato plants that produce 8-10 fruits per truss weighing 2.5- 4 ounces and are dense and meaty.
San Marzano- Semi-determinate 80days – Famous Italian tomato grows 4-6 feet tall and should be staked. Produces large ribbed tomatoes of 12-16 ounces. Considered to be THE best tomato for sauces and paste.
Roman Candle- Indeterminate Midseason- Plant produces good yields of yellow banana shaped tomatoes. Fruit is very flavourful and has few seeds making it perfect for sauces and salsas.
Old Italian Pink– Indeterminate Early Midseason- Produces large (up to 1lb), sweet meaty fruit with few seeds.
Large fruit tomato
Regular Size Plants
Stupice- Indeterminate Early- This Czech variety pronounced stew-pii-sa is one of the first varieties to produce ripe fruit in the garden since its tolerant of cold weather. It grows to about 4-6 feet high with 2 inch fruit. Fruit is sweet with a tangy finish.
Karma Purple- Indeterminate Midseason- Plant produces 1-1.5 ounce gorgeous pink-black tomatoes. Sweet, juicy and thin skinned.
Golden Jubilee- Indeterminate Midseason- Produces high yields of 8-10 ounce tomatoes with a mild flavour and meaty flesh. Great for salads, salsas, cooking, canning and juicing.
Yuko’s Persimmon Perfection- Indeterminate Early Midseason- An orange beefsteak tomato with persimmon like texture and flavour. Produces fruit as large as 20 ounces.
Kimberley- Indeterminate Early- A Siberia tomato crossed with a Tiny Tim. Say What?? A small plant that produces early and keeps producing all season long. Gotta love it!
Cherokee Purple- Indeterminate Midseason – Very old Heirloom variety. Deep dusty pink coloured tomato with and excellent flavour. A great tomato for salads, canning and slicing. My fav for toasted tomato sandwiches.
Slivery Fir Tree- Determinate Early- Originated in Russia this plant has foliage that resembles a carrot. Small, compact plants produce fruit with strong tomato flavour.
Woodle Orange- Indeterminate 75-95 days- Plant grows 4-6 feet tall producing orange beefsteak tomatoes with a smooth skin and sweet taste.
Virginia Sweets-Indeterminate Late Midseason- Sweet and fruity large 10-16+ ounce tomatoes
Ox Heart- Indeterminate Late- Large heart shaped fruit with sweet, rich flavour and meaty flesh. A great tomato for making sauces. Fruit can grow up to 1lb.
Big Beef- Indeterminate Midseason- A gardener’s classic and an all-around tomato. Plants produce extra large, meaty fruits and are great for slicing. Plant is large and disease resistant.
Black Krim- Indeterminate Late season- A large plant that produces large juicy fruit with a complex flavour. Naturally disease resistant and able to grow in a variety of conditions. A wonderful slicing tomato.