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Tomatoes

Knollwood-grown tomatoes give you a great healthy start to your favorite garden edibles.  Below are our varieties grouped by Heirlooms, Cherry (bite-sized), Plum, and Salad/Slicing tomatoes.  Look for plants to begin arriving in mid- to late-April, weather depending.

Chef's Choice Orange

Chef's Choice Orange

Great tangy flavor, keeps color  when cooked.  Good for slicing and sauces.  9 to 16 oz. fruit.

Mountain Merit

Mountain Merit

Similar to Celebrity, good disease and crack resistance.  Mild, true tomato flavor.  3-4” Beefsteak type.

Tomato '4th of July'

Tomato '4th of July'

Extra juicy, firm, and tasty fruit is large enough to slice for sandwiches by early summer. 

Tomato 'Black Krim'

Tomato 'Black Krim'

'Black Krim' A dark maroon beefsteak with a tangy, slightly salty flavor, a juicy texture and thin skin.

Tomato 'Brandywine'

Tomato 'Brandywine'

Amish Heirloom; grafted available
Compact plants produce large (1#), pinkish red fruits with excellent tomato flavor.

Tomato 'Cherokee Purple'

Tomato 'Cherokee Purple'

Heirloom

Sweet, rich smoky flavor with a refreshing balance of acid.  Very productive with loads of dusky rose to purple fruits.

Tomato 'Jubilee'

Tomato 'Jubilee'

1943 All America SelectionHeirloom

This golden-orange beauty has been around for a long time with good reason. A sweet beefsteak type with low acidity, meaty flesh and very few seeds.

Tomato 'Mortgage Lifter'

Tomato 'Mortgage Lifter'

Heirloom; Grafted available

One to four pound fruits, nearly seedless; large, meaty, and mild-flavored, perfect for salads and sandwiches.

Tomato 'Mr. Stripey'

Tomato 'Mr. Stripey'

Lower in acid than many varieties.  Huge crops of orange striped red tomatoes with a rich, tangy flavor.

Tomato 'Old German'

Tomato 'Old German'

Mennonite Heirloom
Yellow on top and red on the bottom, this very sweet tomato may reach 2 pounds!

Tomato 'Ponderosa Pink'

Tomato 'Ponderosa Pink'

Produces high yields of giant, pink, beefsteak tomatoes. Nearly seedless, low acidity, and very meaty.Heirloom

Tomato 'Rutgers'

Tomato 'Rutgers'

Heirloom
The famous Jersey tomato with fabulous flavor for both cooking and slicing.

Tomato 'Tumbling Tom'

Tomato 'Tumbling Tom'

Heirloom
Cascading, sturdy vines are perfect for baskets or containers, loads of sweet, juicy, 1-2" fruit.

Tomato 'Yellow Pear'

Tomato 'Yellow Pear'

Heirloom: pre-1800!
Bite-size bright yellow fruit is incredibly tangy.

Tomato 'Chocolate Cherry'

Tomato 'Chocolate Cherry'

Rich and tangy flavor, deep mahogany color. 1" fruit are perfect for eating out-of-hand.

Tomato 'Husky Cherry'

Tomato 'Husky Cherry'

Hybrid
Classic cherry tomato: lots of 1 oz. fruit. This is one of four varieties we also offer as a full-grown Patio Tomato in a very large pot.

Tomato 'Juliet'

Tomato 'Juliet'

Hybrid
1999 All America Selection
This cherry tomato offers a high yield of 1 to 2 oz. fruit, perfect for salads.

Tomato 'Sugary'

Tomato 'Sugary'

Hybrid
2005 All America Selection
A dark pink grape tomato with a high yield of 1" fruits all season.

Tomato 'Sungold'

Tomato 'Sungold'

Exceptionally sweet, bright tangerine-orange cherry tomatoes are fantastic straight off the vine, and in salads and simple sauces.Hybrid

Tomato 'Sweet Million'

Tomato 'Sweet Million'

Hybrid
An improvement over Sweet 100, this little cherry tomato offers very sweet 3 cm fruit that is crack- and disease-resistant. Very high yield.

Tomato 'La Roma III Red'

Tomato 'La Roma III Red'

A large, tasty plum tomato. Great for cooking, canning, and sauces

Tomato 'San Marzano'

Tomato 'San Marzano'

This Italian plum tomato is the best for making sauce and puree; low in sugar and acid.Grafted available.

Tomato 'Beefmaster'

Tomato 'Beefmaster'

Hybrid
A beefsteak-type tomato with a very meaty texture, fruit up to 18 oz.

Tomato 'Better Boy'

Tomato 'Better Boy'

Hybrid
A classic: very disease resistant and a good slicing tomato at up to 16 oz.

Tomato 'Better Bush'

Tomato 'Better Bush'

Sturdy stem excellent for containers. Sweet, meaty, "real tomato" flavor.Hybrid

Tomato 'Big Beef'

Tomato 'Big Beef'

Hybrid; Grafted available.
1994 All America Selection
A very vigorous grower and highly disease-resistant with a super yield of 10-12 oz. fruit. This is one of four varieties that we grow as Patio Tomatoes in large containers.

Tomato 'Big Boy'

Tomato 'Big Boy'

Hybrid
A solid, bright red tomato with outstanding flavor, it is equally good fresh or canned. 16+ oz.

Tomato 'Bush Goliath'

Tomato 'Bush Goliath'

Hybrid
The best patio tomato out there: flavorful, meaty, and high in sugar content, huge red 3-4" fruits. Obviously, one of the four varieties we also offer as a full-grown Patio Tomato.

Tomato 'Celebrity'

Tomato 'Celebrity'

1984 All America Selection.  Exceptionally flavorful and crack resistant fruit up to 8 oz.

Tomato 'Early Girl'

Tomato 'Early Girl'

Hybrid; grafted available
One of the earliest to produce fruit, and continues all summer long. Big yields of firm, red-throughout tomatoes.

Tomato 'Marglobe'

Tomato 'Marglobe'

Heirloom
Juicy, deep red fruit, 8-10 oz.

Tomato 'Sunny Boy'

Tomato 'Sunny Boy'

Bright yellow 6 oz. fruits with minimal seeds. Very sweet and flavorful, globe shaped and firm.Hybrid 

Tomato 'Supersonic'

Tomato 'Supersonic'

Hybrid
Huge red 3-4" fruits are flavorful, meaty, and high in sugar content...an excellent choice for roasting.