how to grow Cuore di Bue tomatoes

How to Grow ‘Cuore Di Bue’ Heirloom Tomatoes

‘Cuore di Bue’ which literally translates from Italian to English as ‘oxheart’ is named because of its oxheart shape. It’s an heirloom tomato variety and hails from northern Italy.  The fruit is dense and carries few seeds. It cooks nicely to make a lovely thick sauce, or it can be beautiful when roasted. In fact,…

How to grow Green Zebra tomatoes

How to Grow Green Zebra Tomatoes

Green Zebra tomato plants are indeterminate in terms of growth habit. Green Zebra tomatoes are heirlooms.    Green Zebra tomatoes have an attractive coloring (green with yellow stripes), a really nice tart flavor (‘zingy’ and spicy), and they are easy to grow. On a per-plant basis, you’ll enjoy a generous yield as well. It’s all…

How to grow Mortgage Lifter heirloom tomatoes

How to Grow Mortgage Lifter Tomatoes

Mortgage Lifter tomato plants are heirlooms. Mortgage Lifter tomatoes are of the beefsteak variety. Mortgage Lifter tomato plants have an indeterminate growth habit.         Want a large, flavorful, main-season tomato? Then Mortgage Lifter heirloom tomato plants are perhaps the perfect answer. Mortgage Lifter tomato plants produce fruit that weighs around 2.5 lbs…

Growing Amish Paste tomatoes

How to Grow Amish Paste Tomato Plants – Tomatoes for Sauce

Amish Paste tomatoes come from Pennsylvanian Amish communities. Amish Paste is an heirloom tomato variety. These tomatoes are recognized for the succulent taste and their thick, juicy texture. Amish Paste is an indeterminate variety. They take approximately 90 days from the time of transplanting to reach maturity. The fruit weighs around 8 ounces, often more…

Tomatoes for hot climates

How to Grow ‘Phoenix’ Tomato Plants

‘Phoenix’ Tomato Plant Growing Notes:   Phoenix tomato plants are determinate in growth habit. Phoenix tomato plants are resistant to gray leaf spot, Verticillium and Fusarium wilts, and Alternaria stem canker. The Phoenix tomato is available as an heirloom, cherry, and Roma grape.    How to Grow Phoenix Tomato Plants Phoenix tomato plants, and indeed,…

Growing Aunt Ruby’s German Green Beefsteak tomato

How to Grow Aunt Ruby’s German Green Beefsteak Tomato Plants

Just because a tomato is green it doesn’t necessarily mean it’s unripe. The green beefsteak tomato has a unique flavor – a flavor that is tangy, tart, and sweet. Green beefsteak tomatoes pair well with various other flavors and that pairing can result in something rather special ending up on your plate.      …