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TOMATO LIST 2017

We will not have all these tomatoes available at the same time. If there is a particular one that interests you, please call to order one. We will also buy tomatoes from some selected suppliers. This includes the grafted varieties.

ALEGRA 68 days.Indeterminate. Organic seed from West Coast Seeds. Strong vining plant developed for greenhouse growing. Grows clusters of dark red 3" fruit.

BLACK PLUM 75 days.Indeterminate - OP (Open Pollinated) Organic seed from Saltspring Seeds. Has an intense complex, smokey, sweet tangy heirloom flavour. Good eaten fresh in sauses, pastes and dried.

BLACK ICICLE 75 days. Indeterminate. OP organic seed from Baker Creek. This heirloom needs caging. Looks like a paste tomato but has a rich earthy beefsteak taste.

BLACK CHERRY 65 days. Indeterminate. OP organic seed from Baker Creek. Vigorous tall plants produce trusses of the darkest black cherries. Classic black tomato flavour. Needs to be caged.

BLACK KRIM 75 days. Indeterminate. OP organic seed from William Dam. Very dark maroon beefsteak 6" tomatoes. Extremely tasty.

BRANDYWINE RED 80 days. Indeterminate. OP seed from Park Seed. Very large flavourful globe shaped fruit. Rich flavour. Heirloom dates from 1885.

BUSH EARLY GIRL 62 days. Determinate. Seed from Ball Seed. Compact 36" plants produce early, extra bright red 4 oz. fruit.

BUSH BEEFSTEAK 62 days. Determinate. Seed from Stokes seed. Compact plant produces many 6-8 oz. fruit for slicing.

COUR DI BUE 80 days. Indeterminate. OP organic seed from Baker Creek. Large vigorous plant produces huge meaty oxheart Italian tomato. A great local favourite that is good for fresh eating or processing.

CELEBRITY 65 days. Seed from Park Seed. Tall plant is semi-determinate. Grows to 4 feet tall and produces until frost. Large meaty fruit with mild flavour.

CHOCOLATE CHERRY 70 days. Indeterminate vine to 6 feet. OP seed from Park. Super productive plant produces trusses of dark red 1" firm tomatoes.

CARBON 80 days. Indeterminate. OP organic seed from Saltspring Seeds. One of the darkest black tomatoes. Produces 8" crack resistant fruit with that old time heirloom flavour.

EARLY GIRL 70 days. Indeterminate seed from Ball. Early crops of clusters of 5" fruit. Bright red and meaty with lots of flavour.

ELIZABETH 70 days. Indeterminate vine to 10 feet. Organic seed from Saltspring Seed. Vine produces huge numbers of clusters of 2 oz. fruit over a long period. Excellent greenhouse choice.

FANTASTIC 80 days. Indeterminate. Organic seed from Territorial Seeds. Round firm slicers have great crack resistance. High yielding rich beefsteak flavour.

GOLD NUGGET 60 days. Indeterminate. Organic seed from West Coast Seeds. Among the first to ripen. This golden cherry is a vigorous producer of 3/4" sweet golden fruit right up to frost.

INDIGO ROSE 75 days. Indeterminate. 3-5 feet tall. OP seed from West Coast. Fruit is stunningly purple to dark red, golf ball sized, becoming more purple with more intense light.

JULIET 60 days. Indeterminate. Organic seeds from West Coast. Prolific producer of clusters of deep red grape tomatoes. Produces over a long period. Needs structure.

MICHAEL POLLAN 75 days. Indeterminate. OP organic seed from Saltspring Seeds. Yellow egg shaped tomatoes with green stripes. Bold sweet taste. Very showy. Named for renowned author and teacher.

MONEY MAKER 80 days. Indeterminate. OP Park Seed. English heirloom. 4-6 oz. globe shaped fruit. Excellent greenhouse variety. Old fashioned flavour.

OREGON SPRING 75 days. Determinate. OP organic seed from West Coast. Parthenocarpic means they will set fruit without pollination. They can be planted earlier in the season and will produce fruit sooner. Later tomatoes on this plant will bear seeds. Good for slicing and eating.

OREGON STAR 70 days. Determinate. OP organic seed. Early maturing, heavy fruited, heavy bearing round paste type tomato. Meaty with a rich flavour. Keeps well. Good for slicing and processing. Makes creamy juice.

PATIO 70 days. Determinate dwarf from Stokes seed. Grows to 2 feet tall producing 3-4 oz. fruit. Excellent for containers and small gardens.

PINK BERKELEY TIE DYE 70 days. Indeterminate. OP organic seed from Territorial. Compact plants produce 8-12" beefsteak fruit. Kaleidescope of green, red and yellow outside and red interior...Trippy!

POLLOCK 65 days. Indeterminate. OP organic seed from Saltspring Seeds. Developed in Kamloops, these tomatoes have been known to withstand -2 degrees in an unheated greenhouse. Red fruit can get up to a pound.

REISENTRAUBE 75 days. Indeterminate. Organic OP seed from Baker Creek. German heirloom. Name means bunches of grapes. Produces massive yields. Crunchy and sweet.

ROMA 70 days. Determinate. Organic seed from William Dam. Reliably heavy producer of many plum shaped tomatoes. Excellent for processing. Rich tomato flavour.

SALTSPRING SUNRISE 70 days. Determinate. Organic OP developed on Saltspring Island. Thrives in coastal conditions, hot dry summers. Fruit is red. Flavour is rich and balanced. Low acid fruit.

SAN MARZANO 80 days. Indeterminate. Organic seed from William Dam. The paste tomato. An Italian heirloom with a rich meaty flavour. Heavy producer of substantial fruit.

SWEET MILLION 60 days. Indeterminate vine produces many huge trusses of sweet cherry tomatoes. Water evenly to avoid cracking.

SWEET 100 60 days. Indeterminate vine produces many huge trusses of cherry tomatoes. Water evenly to prevent fruit cracking.

YELLOW STUFFER 80 days. Determinate. Organic seed from West Coast. Big blocky thick-walled tomatoes are great for stuffing and baking. Like bell peppers with large interior cavities.

Waterfall outside Dinter Nursery