Solanum lycopersicum

 

Cherokee purple - This Tennessee heirloom tomato is thought to have originated in the Cherokee territories. Very productive vines bear lots of dark purple fruit with red brick interiors. The tomatoes are pleasantly sweet and rich. They are thin-skinned and soft. They do not store well, so strictly a fresh market or home grower type, but well worth the fuss.

Solanum lycopersicum

 

Wild Cherry - (Mexican strain, Mexican origin) The wild chery tomato with luscious taste, tender and sweet full flavor, and high sugar content. Brought to America from Eastern Mexico, where they still grow wild..

Solanum lycopersicum

Aztec Negro - A delightful and rare black cherry tomato. Fruits ripen to a mauve-black and have a rich and complex flavor with overtones of wine. Plants grow much like other cherry tomatoes, with numerous clusters of the fruits on a single plant. An Indigenous wild species once cultivated by the Aztecs.  yields 50 - 60 days after transplanting. germinates between 4 and 7 days, depending on night time temps    100 seeds per pack

 

Solanum lycopersicum

Coyote - A small, currant-like cherry tomato that is extremely prolific, producing hundreds to even a few thousand fruits on a single plant. Flavor is rich, sweet and high quality. Fruits ripen to an ivory-yellow. This variety was originally found growing wild in Veracruz, Mexico.  yields 50 - 60 days after transplanting. germinates between 4 and 7 days, depending on night time temps    

Solanum lycopersicum

 

Texas wild - This tomato was collected from a patch of  "wild" tomatoes in southern Texas. Sprawling plants produce tons of small, tasty, cherry-type tomatoes. Early-maturing and very productive!. It performed well in a 2012 tomato trial in Patagonia, Arizona

Solanum lycopersicum

 

Zapotec -  An Indigenous pre-Columbian Mexican tomato  tomato that comes deep from the interior of Oaxaca, Mexico. Zapotec is a tomato that is said to come from the Zapotecs, then passed down to the Oaxacan Indians of the region The bright red fruits of this big tomato are deeply pleated or ribbed.The flavor of Zapotec is truly sublime; sweet and intense the fruits are xtremely fleshy. Cut into slices, the pleated fruits make some really amazing/interesting patterns for salads.

Solanum lycopersicum

 

Oaxacan Jewel -. A pre-Columbian Mexican heirloom tomato. Indeterminate, regular leaf plant that produces beautiful 1-2 pound, yellow beefsteak tomato with red streaks throughout the fruit with brilliant red marbling inside the flesh. Wonderfully rich, sweet, fruity flavors with a well-balanced acidic finish. A respected tomato to grow for the marketplace

Tomatoe - Punta banda -  Collected from the Punta Banda Peninsula in Baja California. Plants produce hundreds of red meaty, thick skinned fruits despite heat, water stress and poor soil. Great paste tomato, producing throughout the summer despite full exposure and harsh conditions. Renowned for its early maturity.  

 

Columbian - (Solanum lycopersicum).  - Massive tresses of medium-small red cherry fruits that ripen in clusters of 20 or more. Good rich flavor & ability to hold on the plant. Originating wild in Colombia.

 

Galapagos (Solanum cheesmanii). A wild pear Shaped tomato, native to the Galapagos Islands, purported to be a popular food source of the famous Galapagos Island Turtles. This variety is similar to the round fruited Galapagos Tomato, but produces fruits with a moderate pear-like shape. Fruits ripen to orange. Flavor is fairly typical for a standard cherry tomato. Plants are ornamental, shrubby, with prolific fruit.

 

 

Galapagos (Solanum cheesmaniae) is one of two wild tomato species endemic to the Galapagos, This small grape sized yellow-orange tomato was found growing right along the seafront, just feet from the ocean in rocky, exposed and in almost soilless conditions. The fruit is intensely sweet, complex and resistant to all tomato pests. .

 

 

 

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