Skagit County Master Gardener Foundation

Cultivating plants, people and communities since 1977

VarietyTypeDaysGrowth Habit / Seed TypeDisease ResistanceDescriptionPicture
BeefsteakSlicer80I, OPBrilliant red fruits weigh up to 2 lbs. Solid, meaty and juicy with a rich sub-acid flavor.
Better BoySlicer75I, XF1, V, N, St/L, ADeep red beefsteak-type tomatoes. Very flavorful, with flesh that's juicy yet firm. A highly adaptable variety that thrives in nearly any climate.
Big BeefSlicer73I, XF2, 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 CherryCherry70I, OPDusky brown, Large grape-size fruit. Rich black tomato flavor. Prolific vines.
Black KrimSlicer75I, OP, HDark reddish-purple to black beefsteak fruits with shiny black/green shoulders. Rich sweet flavor. Fairly early, very prolific.
Black Sea ManSlicer75D, OP, HMedium sized fruits with brown-black skins and pink shoulders. Rich, tangy tomato flavor. A hardy Russian heirloom.
Brandywine RedSlicer80I, OP, HIR, CRBaseball-sized red fruits. Full of flavor. Very vigorous. One of the best-known heirloom tomato varieties.
Bush Champion IISlicer65D, XF1, N, St/L, AGood yields of 8 to 12 oz red tomatoes. They are very meaty and flavorful. Perfect for sandwiches, salads, and slicing.
Cherokee PurpleSlicer80I, OP, HNW Experts pick. Dusky pink with dark shoulders. Medium-large sized fruits. Rich flavor and texture. A favorite among heirloom enthusiasts.
Crimson CarmelloSlicer75I, XV, 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 Bue Slicer85I, OP, HLarge pinkish-red oxheart-type fruit. Sweet flavor. Abundant, 4" fruits on vigorous plants. Italian Heirloom.
DeliciousSlicer70I, OP, HLarge red fruit, most over 1 lb. Smooth, nearly solid fruits with small cavities and excellent flavor. Developed from Beefsteak.
Early GirlSlicer57I, XF2, VRed, medium size fruit packed with flavor. Meaty with firm texture and blemish-resistant skin. Heavy yields on hardy vines. Early season.
FantasticSlicer80I, XIR, CRScarlet-red, medium-sized, globe shaped fruits. Tasty heirloom flavor. Heavy yields are excellent for canning.
GlitterCherry70I, XBrilliant orange gems. Internal color is equally bright. High sugar content will make you want more! Fruit holds well on the plant.
Gold NuggetCherry56D, OPVGolden-yellow, fine-flavored, 1" round-to-oval fruits. Uniform, compact plants average 24" in height and begin fruiting extra-early.
Golden RavePlum70I, OPGolden-yellow, 1-2 oz. fruits. A “baby roma” type with excellent flavor, fruit size and shape. Performs well in a wide range of climates.
Green ZebraSlicer75I, OP, HGlowing green skin overlaid with olive and gold mottled streaks. Sweet and zesty flavor. 1 ½” - 2 ½” salad tomato.
Japanese Trifele BlackSlicer85I, OP, HGreen-streaked shoulders, deepening to mahogany and a nearly black base. 6oz pear-shaped fruit. Meaty interior. Rich flavor. Excellent canner.
Jaune FlammeSlicer75I, OP, HBright apricot-orange fruit surrounding reddish flesh. Large cherry size. Sweet and high yielding. Cooking, fresh, drying, roasting, or canning.
JulietPlum60I, XF1, N, AB, LB, CRAAS Winner. Deep red oblong sweet fruit. Ripens early and holds well on and off the plant. Multi-use tomato for fresh eating, sauce and drying.
Large Red CherryCherry80I, OPDeep scarlet, round, and flavorful. High yields of 1"-1¼”-diameter fruits in clusters of 5 on hardy, spreading vines. An excellent salad tomato.
MoonglowSlicer80I, OP, HMedium-sized, bright orange globes with solid flesh, few seeds, and mild sweetness. Excellent keeper.
MoskvichSlicer60I, OP, HCRDeep red smallish fruits with outstanding rich flavor. Early, abundant and like many Russian types they do well in cool/cold conditions.
Mountain MeritSlicer75D, XF3, V, TSWV, N, AB, LB, IRAAS Winner. Deep red, medium to large size fruits with excellent resistance to Late Blight, as well as others, makes the perfect slicing tomato.
OpalkaPlum82I, OPRed, 3” by 6” paste tomato. Excellent flavor and very few seeds make this a perfect tomato for processing or drying. Fruits hold well on the vine.
Orange ParucheCherry67SD, XF1, ToMV, TMVBrilliant orange fruits are irresistible, and vitamin packed. Sweet and flavorful. Very productive. Winner of Territorial Seed taste test. Cherry
Pink Berkley Tie DyeSlicer70I, OP, HIRDark pink with green striping, and the flesh is pink with yellow streaks. The flavor is sweet and complex like the finest heirlooms. 8-12 oz fruits.
RomaPlum76D, OPF1, 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 MarzanoPlum80I, OPBright-red, slightly rectangular. Large clusters of 3 1/2” fruits. High in sugars, pectin, and flavor for the richest sauces, pastes, and soups.
SkywaySlicer78D, X, HF3, V, TSWV, N, TYLCV, ToANVLarge red, moderately ribbed, beefsteak-type tomatoes. Good flavor and fruit quality.
StupiceSlicer52I, OP, HDeep red, 2-3 inch fruits. Very sweet, tangy and flavorful. Cold-tolerant tomato popular with those who have short growing seasons.
SungoldCherry62I, XF2, V, TMVBright apricot-orange round globes. Sweet fruity flavor. Reliable, prolific producer. 1 ¼ inches across on long, 10–15 fruit, grape-like trusses.
SunsugarCherry62I, XIR, CRGolden-orange beauty. Sugar-sweetness and flavor, superb texture, and a tangy. The ½ oz fruits grow on large, prolific plants.
Super Sweet 100Cherry65I, XScarlet-colored, cherry-sized fruits are high in Vitamin C. Bursting with sugary flavor. They grow in long clusters and produce into the fall.
Sweet MillionCherry60I, XF1, TMVDark-red fruits grow in long chains. Super-sweet. Slightly larger than Sweet 100. Matures early and continues producing until frost.
TaxiSlicer70D, OP, HBright yellow 4-6 oz sweet, meaty fruits. Good for slicing making them perfect for sandwiches. Can be grown well in most areas.
Terenzo - ContainerCherry56D, XAAS Winner. Juicy, red, cherry fruits average 1¼” across. Compact dwarf plants, 16-20" tall and 20" wide, excel in containers and hanging basket.



I-Intermediate, D-Determinate, DD-Dwarf Determinate, SD-Semi-Determinate, OP-Open Pollinated, X-Hybrid, H-Heirloom

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
IR Intermediate Resistance
LB Late Blight (Phytophthora infestans)
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