[Market-farming] tomato varieties

Thamnophis thamnophis at gmail.com
Fri Mar 4 23:21:44 EST 2011


Marlin,

Are these varieties available commercially? I enjoy experimenting with
honery varieties that produce great fruit.

Joe
Boone County, IA
5a

On Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 6:46 PM, Marlin Burkholder
<burkholders at glenecofarm.com> wrote:
> I swear by my pink “Blossers” and Showalters, Shenandoah Valley family
> heirlooms which stand right up there alongside of my “Old Germans” (also a
> Shenandoah Valley heirloom) and yes the universally known “Brandywine”.
>  Also another rising star is “Lydia’s Orange” an oxheart shaped potato leaf
> which, unlike many oxheart types, has a sturdy stalk.  “German Red
> Strawberry” has a wonderful fruit but a not so wonderful woefully wimpy
> stalk which is about as easy to trellis as a pumpkin vine.  I keep on
> growing a few despite its vices because of the fruit.  In general any
> tomato, heirloom or hybrid, will be quite good if grown and ripened right.
>
> Marlin Burkholder
> Virginia
>
>
> On 3/3/11 11:08 PM, "Mac" <gofish54 at centurytel.net> wrote:
>
> Our favorites are Paul Robeson - black, Pineapple - bi color, Pruden's
> Purple - pink, Juliet - grape, green zebra and Goliath hybrid for market
> red.
>
>>
>> What is anyone's favorite-tasting tomato? My wife's is Tangerine. I
>> still like Brandywine. Thanks.
>>
> Mac
>
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