Time is Running Out for Home-Grown Tomatoes
Stop by your local SummerWinds Nursery to explore our selection; available while supplies last!
At SummerWinds, we offer a wide variety of tomatoes:
- Beefstake—large, juicy tomatoes great for eating straight from the garden.
- Better Boy—a large, globe-shaped tomato that commonly produces one-pound fruits. The plant produces high yields with deep-red very meaty fruit.
- Better Bush—the strongest of tomato plant varieties, this plant produces a large number of leaves that protect and shade the fruit as it ripens. Great for both gardens and containers.
- Big Boy—this mid-season variety continues bearing large fruit until early fall frosts. Deep-red fragrant fruit can grow up to one pound in size.
- Celebrity—this flavorful plant is popular for its large fruit, disease resistance and classic flavor. Often used on sandwiches or sliced.
- Champion—this compact plant produces extremely early in the season. Its large yield produces big, round and meaty fruit.
- Cherry - Red and Large Red—these small and tasty tomatoes can easily be grown indoors or outside. Great in salads, sandwiches or on their own as a snack.
- Cream Sausage—3-inch long, creamy white-yellow, sausage type paste tomatoes with small pointed end. Very good sweet flavors excellent for use in sweet salsa or as a tasty yellow pasta sauce.
- Early Girl—the most popular all-round early hybrid tomato is often sliced and served on a plate, in a salad or on a sandwich. Bears fruit early in the harvest and continues producing through summer.
- Green Zebra—Characteristic dark green and yellow stripes with a simultaneously sweet and tangy taste make this tomato a chef's favorite.
- Husky Red—great for container gardens, this high-yielding plant produces delicious, disease-resistant tomatoes.
- Juliet Grape—smaller than a Roma tomato, this plant bears delicious, vitamin and antioxidant rich sweet mini fruits that are crack resistant.
- Lemon Boy—this extremely disease resistant plant grows vigorously and has a mild flavor and bright lemon yellow skin.
- Patio—designed to grow on patios, decks and in balcony containers. Produces relatively large fruits for a high-yield dwarf variety.
- Roma—a popular, firm and slender plum tomato often used in canning and to make tomato paste.
- Supersweet 100—this reliable, high-yielding cherry tomato variety produces great tasting fruits perfect for salads, dips or fresh off the vine.
- Sweet 100—these easy-to-grow, vitamin-rich cherry tomatoes grow well in containers or garden beds.
We also have a variety of Heirloom tomatoes including:
- Black Krim (m)—An heirloom beefstake-type tomato with deep red color that grows 6 to 12 ounces and has a rich sweet flavor.
- Glacier—this compact, semi-determinate plant begins producing 2- to 3-inch redish orange fruit early in the season. Excellent in salads.
- Long-keeper—this heirloom variety is perfect for a late harvest and produces huge quantities of 6 ounce, round fruits. Known for its long storage ability.
- Mortgage Lifter (n)—A large heirloom beefsteak with heavy yields of low-acid pink fruits. A consistent taste-test winner due to its rich, sweet taste.
- Rutgers—large, red fruit with excellent flavor with a large initial crop followed by several smaller crops.
- San Marzano Redorta (o)—This very large plum tomato is enjoyable fresh, as a paste, in sauces, canned or dried. Wonderfully complex and flavorful. Siletz—a deep red, flavorful slicing tomato that is 10- to 12-ounces in size and an early season producer. Yields well even in cool weather.
- Sudduth's Strain Brandywine (p)—This 1-2 lb. large, pink heirloom tomato boasts a wonderfully rich, intense and delicious flavor.
- Tasmanian Chocolate (q)—This dwarf variety grows 3 to 4 feet tall and is great for containers. Fruits range from 5-12 ounces and ripen to a deep mahogany color. Flavor is full, balanced and delicious.
- Taxi (r)—a great yellow tomato for short season gardeners. Produces mild, non-acidic tomatoes over 3 to 4 weeks.
- Yellow Pear (s)—Very sweet 1.5 inch yellow, pear-shaped fruits with a mild flavor. Great for eating fresh off the vine or for making preserves.
Selection varies by location; available while supplies last.
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