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 Tomato seedlings in the Sown & Grown greenhouse. Photo courtesy of Brendan Lekan.

Tomato seedlings in the Sown & Grown greenhouse. Photo courtesy of Brendan Lekan.

ARRIVING MARCH 2018
Limited quantities available. Please email farmer@blackwoodland.org for more details and to reserve your tomato plants today.
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* Designates official heirloom varietals.
Determinate: "Bush" tomato plants. Stop growing upward once top bud sets. Good container grower.
Indeterminate: Continuously grow upward and outward until killed by frost or disease. Side shoots sprouting at 45-degree angle. Best harvests when staked, can reach upwards of 10 ft tall depending.

BLACK CHERRY
75 Days. Purple Cherries. Indeterminate. Open-pollinated. Intense sweet.

BLACK VERNISSAGE
75 Days. Black cherry (2 oz). Indeterminate. Open-pollinated. Great for fresh eating, sauces, and drying. Pleasant, rich flavor.

CELEBRITY
70 Days. Red globes (7-10 oz). Determinate. F1 Hybrid with strong disease resistance. Widely adapted, midseason grower. Plants can produce to first frost with proper care. Good flavor.

CHEROKEE PURPLE*
80 Days. Indeterminate. Open-pollinated Heirloom. Large oblate. Intense sweet flavor.
Well suited for the South!

DJEENA LEE'S GOLDEN GIRL*
76-80 Days. Indeterminate. Open-pollinated heirloom. 1st prize at the Chicago Fair 10 years in a row.

INDIGO KUMQUAT
75 Days. Compact Indeterminate. F1 Hybrid and vigorous grower even in unfavorable conditions. Striking beauty (orange with dark indigo shoulders) and excellent flavor.

INDIGO ROSE
75 Days. Purple/Red Cherries (1-2 oz). Compact Indeterminate. Open-pollinated F1 Hybrid. Exceptionally high in the antioxidant, Anthocyanin.

JULIET
60 Days. Deep red cherries (1.5-2 oz). Indeterminate. F1 Hybrid with good disease and crack resistance. Rich flavor great for salsas and sauces.

MARGOLD
79 Days. Classic red-yellow streaked heirloom appearance (7-10 oz). Indeterminate. F1 Hybrid requires a minimum of 13 hours of sunlight at planting. High resistance to leaf mold, tomato mosaic virus, and verticillium wilt. Soft flesh, excellent flavor.

MATT'S WILD CHERRY*
60 Days. Tiny pea-sized red cherries (5 gm). Indeterminate. Open-pollinated Heirloom. Low productivity, but tender, sweet flavor with high sugar content. Great fresh eating.

MISSOURI PINK LOVE APPLE*
85-95 Days. Indeterminate. Open-pollinated heirloom. Beautiful pink beefsteak.
Dates back to the 1860's when tomatoes, or love apples, were thought to be poisonous.

PINK BUMBLEBEE
60-70 Days. Indeterminate. Open-pollinated. Rose colored with gold stripes.
Excellent cherry tomato. Hearty plant. Long production season.

PRINCIPE BORGHESE* (POMODORO)
70-75 Days. Determinate. Open-pollinated heirloom. Good for container growing. Cluster fruit.

SUNGOLD HYBRID
60 Days. Indeterminate. F1 Hybrid. Intense, sweet cherry fruits. Productive plant.

TLACOLULA PINK*
75-85 Days. Indeterminate. Open-pollinated heirloom from Mexico. Large pink ribbed fruit. Heat tolerant.

TOPAZ/HUAN U*
Early. Indeterminate. Open-pollinated heirloom. Pale cream to yellow with green stripes.


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