Gary Peese’s Tomato List

  • Big Rainbow– Heirloom, Indeterminate type
    Large, orange and red beefsteak fruits weighing up to 2 lbs. Some red streaks
    appear through the meaty flesh. A beautiful, vining variety with a good, sweet
    flavor. Matures in 90-100 days.
  • Costoluto Genovese– Italian Heirloom, Indeterminate type
    Large, deep-red, juicy tomatoes are deeply ribbed but fully flavored. Does well
    in hot weather and continues to produce when weather turns cool. Vining.
    Matures in 78 days.
  • Green Zebra– Heirloom, Indeterminate type
    Unique and delicious salad tomato. 3 oz green fruits ripen yellow-green with
    darker green stripes. Very flavorful and sweet yet slightly tart. Delicious when
    paired with parmesan cheese. Vining. Matures in 75 days.
  • Juane Flamee– French Heirloom, Indeterminate type
    Gardens new favorite. Deep orange fruits that are about the size of a jumbo
    egg, yet slightly rounder. Reddish interior flesh with great flavor. Borne in clusters
    of 8-12 fruits. Matures in 60 days.
  • Sun Gold– Small fruited, Indeterminate type
    A Gardens favorite . Rich tasting, super sweet golden orange fruits borne
    early on large vining plants. Crack resistant. Large grapelike clusters. Very
    heat tolerant. Matures in 57 days.
  • Chocolate– Sweet Bell pepper
    Large, chocolate brown bell pepper with thick brick red walls and a sweet taste.
    Produces heavy even in cool nights. Perfect to add color in a salad. Matures in
    78 days.
  • Gypsy Hybrid– Sweet Bell pepper
    Wedge-shaped fruit are 3-5 long, pale yellow at first, maturing to orange-red;
    very sweet when ripe. Outstanding yield in hot regions. Matures in 60 days.
  • Antigua– Heirloom eggplant
    White heirloom eggplant with steaks of violet that fade to lavender. Eggplant
    grows to about 8 long and 3 wide and has a creamy white flesh. Matures
    in 75 days.
  • Neon-Hybrid eggplant
    Beautiful, unique eggplant that is a pink-purple color, almost truly neon. Nearly
    cylindrical fruits are about 8 long and 3 wide with tender, white, bitter free
    flesh. Matures in 65 days.