Tomato, Big Rainbow (Heirloom) - The flesh inside is marbled with red in the bottom half of the fruit. It has a big, lumpy beefsteak shape with a very mild and sweet flavor. It's a knockout on a platter with slices of our other tomato varieties. The large fruits (often 22 ounces) are borne on tall plants.
Heirloom 'Chocolate Cherry' Tomato. Red-brown 1" round fruits; are crack resistant & hold well for several days after harvest. Care: Plant 24-36″ apart in rows 3-4′ apart in full sun. Plants grow 4-6′ tall. Pinner says: What a beautiful colour! Must find the seeds & try these!
In 2013 I ventured into the world of saving seeds, and I started with tomatoes. I followed some lovely directions I found online from the Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County(this), and I will summarize them for you here. Selecting Your Tomatoes 1. Choose heirloom. Make sure you are NOT saving seeds from hybrid plants- …
If you like home-grown tomatoes, peppers, basil, oregano and other delicious warm-season herbs and vegetables, you’re in luck. Right about now is when many gardeners can expect their last average frost date, so it’s time to get planting your kitchen […]