Skagit County Master Gardener Foundation

Cultivating plants, people and communities since 1977



42 varieties--read all about them! We also have a limited supply of some unique and special varieties. Click here to go to the limited varieties page.


VarietyTypeDaysDay RangeGrowth HabitSeed TypeDisease ResistanceDescriptionPicture
BeefsteakSlicer8076-90IndeterminateOpen-PollinatedBrilliant red fruits weigh up to 2 pounds. Solid, meaty and juicy with a rich sub-acid flavor.
Big BeefSlicer7366-75IndeterminateHybridF2, N, St/L, A, TMVAAS Winner. Red, beefsteak-type tomato. Old-time tomato flavor, early to bear, and highly disease resistant. A good choice in any climate.
Black CherryCherry7066-75IndeterminateOpen-PollinatedDusky brown, large grape-size fruit. Rich black tomato flavor. Prolific vines.
Black KrimSlicer8076-90IndeterminateOpen-Pollinated, HeirloomDark reddish-purple to black beefsteak fruits with shiny black/green shoulders. Rich sweet flavor. Fairly early, very prolific.
Black Sea ManSalad7566-75DeterminateOpen-Pollinated, HeirloomMedium sized fruits with brown-black skins and pink shoulders. Rich, tangy tomato flavor. A hardy Russian heirloom.
Brandywine RedSlicer8076-90IndeterminateOpen-Pollinated, HeirloomBaseball-sized red fruits. Full of flavor. Very vigorous. One of the best-known heirloom tomato varieties.
CelebritySlicer7066-75Semi-DeterminateHybridF1, V, N, A, ToANVAAS winner. Firm red medium-large fruit. Flavorful, globe-shaped, mid-season. Widely adapted. A great, all-round choice.
Cherokee PurpleSlicer8076-90IndeterminateOpen-Pollinated, HeirloomNW Experts pick. Dusky pink with dark shoulders. Medium-large sized fruits. Rich flavor and texture. A favorite among heirloom enthusiasts.
Crimson CarmelloSlicer7566-75IndeterminateHybridV, N, LB, TMVRed juicy fruit with perfect sweet to acid balance. Produces heavy clusters of generous-size round fruit on strong, uniform plants.
Cuore di BueSlicer8576-90IndeterminateOpen-Pollinated, HeirloomLarge pinkish-red oxheart-type fruit. Sweet flavor. Abundant, 4" fruits on vigorous plants. Italian Heirloom.
DamselSlicer7566-75IndeterminateHybridF1, V, N, LBBig, pink-skinned beauty, globe-shaped fruit bursting with juicy flavor, intricate blend of sweet and acid for a rich flavor experience typically only found in heirlooms.
DeliciousSlicer7776-90IndeterminateOpen-Pollinated, HeirloomLarge red fruits, most over 1 pound. Smooth, nearly solid fruits with small cavities and excellent flavor. Developed from Beefsteak.
DesterSlicer7566-75IndeterminateHeirloomA large pink beefsteak. Heavy yielding plant. Rich sweet flavor makes it an excellent slicer. Great for canning.
Early GirlSlicer5750-65IndeterminateHybridF2, VRed, medium size fruit packed with flavor. Meaty with firm texture and blemish-resistant skin. Heavy yields on hardy vines. Early season.
Scarlet-red, medium-sized, globe shaped fruits. Tasty heirloom flavor. Heavy yields are excellent for canning.
GenuwineSlicer7566-75IndeterminateHybridRuby-red, old time flavor. Cross of Brandywine and Costoluto Genovese. Bred for improved yield and earlier maturity.
GlitterCherry7066-75IndeterminateHybridBrilliant orange gems. Internal color is equally bright. High sugar content will make you want more. Fruit holds well on the plant.
Gold NuggetCherry5650-65DeterminateOpen-PollinatedVGolden-yellow, fine-flavored, 1" round-to-oval fruits. Uniform, compact plants average 24" in height and begin fruiting extra-early.
Golden RavePlum7066-75IndeterminateHybridGolden-yellow, 1-2 oz. fruits. A “baby roma” type with excellent flavor, fruit size and shape. Performs well in a wide range of climates.
Grandma's PickSlicer7876-90IndeterminateHybridF1, V, N, St/LBright red beefsteak. Slightly sweet fruit with a rich heirloom flavor. Large, squat, pleated fruit averaging 3 1/2 inches wide and 1 3/4 inches tall.
Green ZebraSlicer7566-75IndeterminateOpen-Pollinated, HeirloomGlowing green skin overlaid with olive and gold mottled streaks. Sweet and zesty flavor. 1 ½” - 2 ½” salad tomato.
Japanese Trifele BlackSalad8576-90IndeterminateOpen-Pollinated, HeirloomGreen-streaked shoulders, deepening to mahogany and a nearly black base. 6 oz pear-shaped fruit. Meaty interior. Rich flavor. Excellent canner.
Jaune FlammeSalad7566-75IndeterminateOpen-Pollinated, HeirloomBright apricot-orange fruit surrounding reddish flesh. Large cherry size. Sweet and high yielding. Cooking, fresh, drying, roasting, or canning.
JulietCherry6050-65IndeterminateHybridF1, N, AB, LB, CRAAS Winner. Multi-use 2 1/2"-long tomato for fresh eating, sauce and drying. Deep-red, oblong, sweet 2 oz fruit ripens early and holds well on and off the plant.
Large Red CherryCherry8076-90IndeterminateOpen-PollinatedDeep scarlet, round, and flavorful. High yields of 1"-1¼”-diameter fruits in clusters of 5 on hardy, spreading vines. An excellent salad tomato.
MoonglowSlicer8076-90IndeterminateOpen-Pollinated, HeirloomMedium-sized, bright orange globes with solid flesh, few seeds, and mild sweetness. Excellent keeper.
Mountain MeritSlicer7566-75DeterminateHybridHR: F3/LB/TSWV/V,
AAS Winner. Deep red, medium to large size fruits with excellent resistance to Late Blight, as well as others, makes the perfect slicing tomato.
NovaPlum6550-65DeterminateOpen-PollinatedLipstick-red, elongated meaty fruit with a pointed end. Excellent taste. Nova explodes with fruit before most other roma types. Compact plant.
OpalkaPlum8276-90IndeterminateOpen-PollinatedRed, 3” by 6” plum tomato. Excellent flavor and very few seeds make this a perfect tomato for processing or drying. Fruits hold well on the vine.
Orange ParucheCherry6766-75Semi-DeterminateHybridF1, ToMV, TMVBrilliant orange fruits are irresistible, and vitamin packed. Sweet and flavorful. Very productive. Winner of Territorial Seed taste test.
Paul RobesonSlicer7776-90IndeterminateOpen-Pollinated, HeirloomLarge (up to 20 oz.) beeksteak-type fruit that are maroon-black shouldered, sweet, very juicy, and flavorful.
RomaPlum7676-90DeterminateOpen-PollinatedF1, V, N, A, LBRed, pear-shaped fruits that are nice and meaty, with very few seeds. Well-known paste-type tomato, perfect for sauces, pastes and ketchup.
San MarzanoPlum8076-90IndeterminateOpen-PollinatedBright-red, slightly rectangular. Large clusters of 3 1/2” fruits. High in sugars, pectin, and flavor for the richest sauces, pastes, and soups.
StupiceSalad5250-65IndeterminateOpen-Pollinated, HeirloomDeep red, 2-3 inch fruits. Very sweet, tangy and flavorful. Cold-tolerant tomato popular with those who have short growing seasons.
SungoldCherry6250-65IndeterminateHybridF2, V, TMVBright apricot-orange round globes. Sweet fruity flavor. Reliable, prolific producer. 1 ¼ inches across on long, 10–15 fruit, grape-like trusses.
Golden-orange beauty. Sugar-sweetness and flavor, superb texture, and a tangy taste. The ½ oz fruits grow on large, prolific plants.
Super Sweet 100Cherry6550-65IndeterminateHybridScarlet-colored, cherry-sized fruits are high in Vitamin C. Bursting with sugary flavor. They grow in long clusters and produce into the fall.
Sweet MillionCherry6666-75IndeterminateHybridF1, TMVDark-red fruits grow in long chains. Super-sweet. Slightly larger than Sweet 100. Matures early and continues producing until frost.
SweetieCherry7066-75IndeterminateOpen-Pollinated, HeirloomBite-sized heirloom tomatoes, deliciously sweet, are produced on vigorous plants. Fruits are good size for eating out of hand, or for salads.
TaxiSalad7066-75DeterminateOpen-Pollinated, HeirloomBright yellow 4-6 oz sweet, meaty fruits. Good for slicing making them perfect for sandwiches. Can be grown well in most areas.
Terenzo - ContainerCherry5650-65Dwarf DeterminateHybridAAS Winner. Juicy, red, cherry fruits average 1¼” across. Compact dwarf plants, 16-20" tall and 20" wide, excel in containers and hanging basket.
Yellow PerfectionCherry7566-75IndeterminateOpen-Pollinated, HeirloomPotato leaf plant produces 1 1/2"-2" (golf ball size) round, brilliant-yellow, thin-skinned and delicious heirloom tomato fruits. Great for snacking and salads. Suitable for cooler climates.

Disease Resistance
A Alternaria Stem Canker
AB Early Blight (Alternaria solani)
CR Crack Resistance
F1 Fusarium Wilt Race 1
F2 Fusarium Wilt Races 1 and 2
F3 Fusarium Wilt Races 0, 1, and 2
HR High Resistance
IR Intermediate Resistance
LB Late Blight (Phytophthora infestans)
LM Leaf Mold
N Nematodes
St/L Stemphylium (Gray Leaf Spot)
TMV Tobacco Mosaic Virus
ToANV Tomato Apex Necrotic Virus
ToMV Tomato Mosaic Virus (Strains 0, 1, and 2)
TSWV Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus
TYLCV Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus
V Verticillium Wilt