Monthly Archives: May 2009

Variety 5: Tumbling Toms

Tumbling TomPerfect for hanging baskets and containers, this plant cascades 18 inches over the container’s edge, bearing lots of bright red 1 to 2-inch cherry tomatoes that are deliciously sweet. Plants grow about 6 inches wide, so you can place several in a 10 or 12-inch pot for a very attractive display. This is a great variety for gardeners with limited space. Determinate. 70 days.


Variety 4: Totem

TotemPerfect for container growing, this dwarf tomato plant only becomes 10 to 12 inches tall, but produces lots of flavorful, small red tomatoes. Dark green, quilted leaves are attractive and fruit is abundant, making this a great variety for indoor gardening. Needs no staking. Determinate. 70 days.

Variety 3: Small Fry VFN Hybrid

smallfryHuge crops of bright red, 1 inch cherry tomatoes borne in clusters of 7 to 8. Compact vines are ideal for growing in containers or small gardens. Continuous fruiting throughout the season. An ALL-AMERICA SELECTIONS WINNER. Determinate. 65 days.

Variety 2: Patio F

This dwarf variety is one of America’s most popular varieties ever for growing on patios, decks, courtyards, or wherever garden space is limited. Plants have attractive, deep green foliage and only become about 2 ft. tall, but produce large harvests of bright red, 3 to 4 oz. flavorful tomatoes. Outstanding for growing in containers — one that measures at least 12 inches wide works best. Determinate. 70 days.

Variety 1: Ceylon

CeylonTomatoCeylon: A tomato like you’ve probably never seen before, these small, ruffled red fruit are unique in appearance, but distinctive in flavor also. Their taste is rich and assertive, slightly sweet with a bit of zing added in. Only about 2 inches across, these flattened scalloped tomatoes appear in great profusion, perfect for cutting into halves for a salad or using on plates as a garnish. Indeterminate. 72 days.