Tomato Seeds - Collections of Special Heirloom Tomato Varieties

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"Tropical Hot/Humid" Tomato Seed Collection

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Many times I've been asked by gardeners who live in the tropical climates, " What can you recommend for hot and humid growing conditions?" This is a collection of diverse tomato varieties well suited to the conditions found in tropical regions...a selection of shapes, colors, sizes of heirloom tomatoes for your garden with the most delicious flavors. This heirloom tomato seed collection contains individual packs of the following heirloom tomato varieties: (30 plus seeds/pack)

Cost: $20 a savings of $7.60 off individual seed pack price.

Tropical Hot/Humid
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  • Arkansas Marvel - An Arkansas Heirloom tomato. regular-leaf, vigorous, big tomato plants that yield moderate to heavy crops of 4-inch, 1 lb., meaty, yellow-orange beefsteak tomatoes with red marbling with a gush of wonderful sweet, well-balanced tomato flavors that hold a distinct hint of mild, peach flavors. I've been growing this variety from the same seed strain for almost 20 years. It's proven to be a wonderful and beautiful addition to our garden. A good salad tomato or sliced thick in sandwiches. Indeterminate. (100 days)
  • Homestead 24 - Great for hotter growing regions in the South since this variety sets fruit under even in hot weather. Big, leafy vines produce huge amounts of smooth, red, round fruits with good taste. Resistance to cat facing. Determinate (81 days)
  • Atkinson - Introduced 1966 for southern, hot and humid areas by Auburn University. Regular-leaf, vigorous plants with good yields of 8 oz. to 1 lb., red, globe-shaped tomatoes that are very meaty with good, old-fashioned tomato flavors. This is an outstanding tomato for sandwiches, salads and canning. Great for growing in Southeastern U.S. and tropical regions. Disease Resistant. A good choice to grow as a fresh market tomato. Indeterminate (70 days)
  • Chocolate Stripes - One of the Top 3 tomatoes of the 2007 TomatoFest. Regular-leaf tomato plants that yield a plentiful crop of 3-4 inch, mahogany colored with dark, olive green-striping (similar to black zebra). Fruits have delicious, complex, rich, sweet, earthy tomato flavors. Chocolate Stripe is an excellent tomato and a fine choice for your tomato garden. Produces well into the autumn. A great sandwich tomato and salad tomato. Indeterminate. (71 days)
  • Mortgage Lifter, Radiator Charlie's - Developed by M.C. Byles in the 1930's, this heirloom tomato remains very much in demand in the Mid-Atlantic states. Mr. Byles, affectionately known as "Radiator Charlie" earned his nickname from the radiator repair business he opened at the foot of a steep hill on which trucks would often overheat. Radiator Charlie, created this legendary tomato by cross-breeding four of the largest tomatoes he was able to find. He then sold his heirloom tomato plants for one dollar each (in the 1940's) and paid off the six thousand dollar mortgage on his house in six years. The large, slightly flattened, pink-red fruits that range from 1-3 pounds, are meaty, very flavorful and have few tomato seeds. Indeterminate (82 days)
  • Beam's Yellow Pear - These organic tomato seeds produce huge, bushy plants that yield very large quantities of 1 oz., 1 1/2-inch, bright yellow, pear-shaped cherry tomatoes that will give you fruit until frost. The tomatoes of this yellow pear tomato variety are zesty sweet and delicious. A beautiful salad or snackin' tomato. If you are growing several colors of cherry tomatoes include this one. A great tomato choice for a patio or planter garden. A good producer even in cooler coastal regions. Indeterminate (71 days)
  • Hawaiian Currant - A sweet red, pea-sized currant that holds fruit on clusters until all are ripe. A very sweet and tasty treat. Hawaiian Currant tomatoes are a sure winner in children's gardens around the world. All TomatoFest tomato seeds are certified organic. Go ahead, give them a try! Indeterminate. (75 days)
  • Anahu - Produced by Hawaiian tomato breeder Dr. Jim Gilbert >From Hawaii, who named the Anahu variety after one of his students who died in the Korean war. This is a very productive determinate variety that produces 2 to 3-inch, round, red fruit with very sweet flavors. A good choice for hot & humid climates. Resistant to nematodes. Determinate. (90 days)