Tomato Descriptions
Cherry Tomato Varieties:
Our most popular varieties in a rainbow of colors:

Amethyst Cream - 70 days. Pale yellow cherries splashed with purple tops. Sweet and mild flavor, very productive vines. Indeterminate.

Black Cherry - 70 days. Dusky purple cherry tomatoes with delicious complex and sweet flavor. A favorite of farmer’s market customers and home gardeners alike. Indeterminate.

Chadwick Cherry - 75 days. Large bright red crack resistant 1" fruits grow on clusters. Vigorous and productive; rich and balanced flavor. Indeterminate.

Garnet - 70 days. Small beautiful brick red colored fruits. Exceptionally productive. Early open pollinated variety with sweet and balanced flavor. Indeterminate.

Hartmans Yellow Gooseberry - 70 days. Originating in the 1800s, this old variety produces bright yellow clusters of fruit. Very productive, mild and sweet flavor. Indeterminate.

Isis Candy Cherry -75 days. Pretty bright red fruits with a yellow starburst at the blossom end. Rich, sweet and fruity flavor. Indeterminate.

Maglia Rosa -70 days. Lovely variety producing gorgeous elongated pink cherry tomatoes mottled with yellow streaks. Full rich flavor with good balance of sweetness and acidity. Outstanding variety for your garden. Indeterminate.

Medovaya Kaplya - 65 days. Russian heirloom pear shaped cherry variety with outstanding fruity citrus flavor. Extremely prolific and fantastic complex flavor. Early yielding. Indeterminate.

Purple Bumblebee - 68 days. Purple-bronze fruits with green striping. Complex, sweet flavor, crack resistant open pollinated variety from Artisan Seeds. Indeterminate.

Riesentraube - 76 days. An old German heirloom, prolific producer of bright red almost grape style fruit that grows in large clusters. Rich, old fashion tomato flavor. A wonderful and reliable cherry tomato for your garden. Indeterminate.

Sungold Select - 65 days. Early maturing sweet, juicy variety. Open pollinated with vigorous production of bright orange fruits. Indeterminate.

Tropical Sunset - 60 days. Beautiful golden fruits with orange/pink blush. Bi-color interior has delicious fruity flavor. Viigorous and productive variety. Indeterminate. 

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Saladette Varieties
Small, 2-3 oz. salad tomatoes with outstanding flavor and a burst of colors:

Ceylon Tomato - 70 Days. Unique fire engine red 2" ruffled fruits resembling miniature beefsteaks. Rich in flavor; sweet and tangy. Prolific variety with excellent flavor. A longtime favorite at RidgeBridge Farm! Indeterminate.

Evil Olive - 78 days. Big yields of marbled 2-3 oz olive colored fruits streaked in red. Flesh has beautiful amber/red shades. Long keeping variety, slow ripening with thicker skin similar to tomatillos. Indeterminate.

Juane Flamme - 70 Days. Gorgeous brilliant orange French heirloom. 3 oz. fruits are a perfect blend of sweet and tart. Extraordinary, very prolific and a extremely tasty variety! A small tomato with BIG flavor with much versatility! Indeterminate.

Pink Vernissage - 75 days. Big crops of 2-3 oz. bright pink salad tomatoes with green to orange striping. Very flavorful and striking in appearance. A Ukrainian variety that will delight the gardener!

Plate de Haiti - Prolific, red, 2' tomatoes. Long yielding, great for fresh eating or sauces. From William Woys Weaver collection, this heirloom was brought to the USA by Creole refugees from Haiti in the late 1700s.

Purple Pear - 76 Days. A small, wonderful tasty tomato about 2-3oz in size. Deep purple in color. Rich and complex flavor; prolific yields. Indeterminate.

Wagner Blue Green-78 days. This little 2" salad tomato from renowned tomato breeder Tom Wagner packs a punch of flavor! Fruits ripen to yellowish green and splashed with purple. The flesh is beautiful bright green with fantastic flavor. Very productive and resistant to cracking. Indeterminate.

Yellow Vernissage - 75 days. This standout produces golf ball sized bright yellow fruits with green stripes. Simply gorgeous and delicious open pollinated Ukranian variety. Indeterminate. 

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Farm Favorite Heirloom Tomato Varieties:
Our most requested varieties:

Abe Lincoln - 85 days. Historic heirloom that was originally released by HW Buckbee in the 1920s. Meaty, bright red round fruits weigh 10-12 oz. Good old fashioned acidic tomato flavor. Indeterminate. 

Ananas Noire (Black Pineapple) - 80 days. One of our favorites! Dusky purple fruits with green marbled splotches. Incredible rich full bodies flavor. Interior fleshes streaked in pink, red and green. Amazing variety and show stopping slicer. Indeterminate. 

Akers West Virginia - 85 days. Family heirloom originally from W. Virginia. Deep red 10-16 oz. meaty fruits with delicious old fashioned flavor. Later in the garden but worth the wait! Indeterminate.

Black Brandywine - 84 days. 12-16 oz. deep mahogany dusky fruits with rich divine flavor. Prolific yields, absolutely delicious variety. Indeterminate.

Black Krim - 75 days. Beautiful violet brownish to deep purple 8-16 oz. fruits with green shoulders. High yielding and popular heirloom variety. Bold, smoky flavor and meaty texture. From Crimea region of Ukraine. Indeterminate.

Black Prince - 73 days. Originally introduced from Russia, this variety is adaptable in most climates. Round 3-6 oz. brick red fruits are juicy and rich in flavor. Crack resistant. Indeterminate. 

Brandywine (Sudduth) 84 days. A legendary heirloom with luscious flavor. Very rich in taste with true old fashioned tomato flavor. Excellent slicer with great texture and deep pink color. This tomato deserves a space in every garden. Potato leaf, indeterminate.  

Captain Lucky - 82 days. Green bi-color fruits are 10-16 oz. with incredible flavor. Unique potato leaf variety comes from NC plant breeder M. Murdock. Interior flesh is streaked in yellow, red and pink. Great flavor and texture. Indeterminate.

Caspian Pink - 80 Days. A popular heirloom favorite from Russia. Incredibly juicy, sweet variety. This beefsteak averages 1 lb. fruits. Meaty texture with rich, wonderful flavor. Early yielding. A very requested seedling variety at our farm. Indeterminate.

Cherokee Chocolate - 80 days. Medium to large mahogany beefsteak fruits with fine flavor. Rich, smoky and sweet. A stabilized open pollinated variation of the beloved Cherokee Purple. Indeterminate.

Cherokee Purple - 84 Days. A favorite and beloved heirloom variety. Dusky purple/pink fruits weigh 8-14 oz. Flavor is very rich, earthy and sweet. Meaty texture, reliable producer. A wonderful addition to your garden! Indeterminate.

Chocolate Stripes - 79 days. Medium to large mahogany fruits with green stripes. Delicious, complex, rich, sweet and earthy flavor. Nice meaty texture. An absolutely stunning variety in both taste and looks. A favorite at RidgeBridge Farm for years! Indeterminate.

Dester - 82 days. German heirloom produces one pound fruits. Deep pink beefsteaks with a rich sweet flavor. Extremely productive variety. Indeterminate. 

Dixie Golden Giant - 82 days. Large beautiful heirloom beefsteak grown since the early 1930s. Highly productive, 1-2 pound fruits are ribbed with fabulous meaty texture and sweet fruity taste. Indeterminate.

Elser's Brown Derby - 75-80 days. A cross between Paul Robeson and Aunt Ruby's German Green. Fruits are a gorgeous ochre color with green shoulders. 10-16 oz fruits are mild with complex earthy undertones. Developed by Elders Country Farm, CA. Indeterminate.

German Pink - 84 days. One of the original Bavarian varieties that started the Seed Savers exchange and helped launch the heirloom tomato movement. Fruits up to 2lbs. Meaty beefsteaks with sweet and exceptional flavor. Indeterminate.

Gold Medal - 80 days. Exceptional yellow and red bi-color beefsteak. Thin skinned, luscious and sweet. Well balanced flavor. Introduced in the 1920s as "Ruby Gold", this gorgeous slicing variety is a favorite. Indeterminate.

Granny Cantrell's - 80 days. A Kentucky family heirloom grown by Letti Cantrell in the 1940s. Large, 1-2 pound pinkish/red fruits are slightly flattened. Delicious rich tomato flavor. An old fashioned favorite. Indeterminate.

Indian Stripe - 84 days. Similar to Cherokee Purple with smaller size fruit. Dusky rose fruits with some green blushing. Flavor is excellent. Inderminate.

Italian Heirloom - 78 days. Classic heirloom variety from Italy. Exceptional variety produces abundant fruits 12-16 oz. Brilliant red, meaty slightly oblong tomatoes are bursting with rich and true tomato flavor Indeterminate.

Kellogg's Breakfast - 80 Days. A classic beefsteak weighing in at over a pound. Thin skinned with meaty flesh and fantastic flavor. Sweet, tangy, juicy and a delicious slicer. A farm favorite at RidgeBridge for decades, and one of our most requested seedlings at our annual Seedling Sale. Indeterminate.

Limmony - 80 days. Russian heirloom with fabulous tangy flavor! 8-12 oz. smooth brilliant fruits with meaty texture and great tomato flavor. Indeterminate.

Livingston's Golden Queen - 78 days. An old heirloom introduced in 1882. Superb flavor and good yields of 8-12 oz. pale yellow fruits with pink blush. Indeterminate. 

Mortgage Lifter -84 days. A legendary variety for flavor and productivity. Large deep pink/red fruits are fantastic for slicing. Meaty and delicious old time true flavor. Rich in flavor and history! Indeterminate.

Orange Fleshed Purple Smudge - 80 days. Unique 4-8 oz golden orange fruits splashed with purple. Mild, sweet flavor. Productive variety with darker purple presenting in hotter, dryer summers. Indeterminate. 

Paul Robeson -80 Days. Medium sized 8-12 oz deep brick colored fruits. Legendary sweet, smoky flavors with well balanced, succulent, earthy-rich flavor. A fine addition to the tomato connoisseurs' garden!

Pantano Romanesco - 75 days. Delicious Italian heirloom variety. Fruits are scalloped, slightly flattened and bright red. Meaty flesh is bursting with wonderful, rich tomato flavor. Productive variety with 8-10 oz fruits.

Persimmon - 79 Days. Lovely clear orange fruits vary in size but average 4-8 oz. Mild, sweet with balanced flavors. Very good yields, with occasional green on the shoulders. A RidgeBridge Farm favorite for decades.​ Indeterminate.

Pineapple - 84 Days. Lovely large beefsteak yellow fruit with red marbling through the flesh. One of the most beautiful tomatoes! Very fine sweet, fruity flavor. An stunning and delicious variety for slicing. Indeterminate.

Powers Heirloom - 79 Days. Unique and lovely 4-5 oz. clear yellow oblong fruits. Remarkably sweet flavor; fruits may show hints of pink blush. Rich meaty texture. Originated in Virginia over a century ago. A favorite staple tomato in our garden for many, many years! Indeterminate.

Purple Calabash - 84 days. Wonderful history variety. Unique dark burgundy fruits are 6-10 oz. with ridges and ruffles. Exceptional complex flavor with a citrusy tang. Extremely prolific variety. Indeterminate. 

Red Brandywine - 84 Days. This variety has large potato leaf vines producing beautiful bright red 10-16 oz. fruits. Very fine, old fashioned tomato flavor. A wonderful productive slicing variety originating in Chester County, PA in the 1880s. Indeterminate.

Rose - 78 days. Deep pink fruits are smooth with luscious flavor rivaling Brandywine. Meaty texture - fruits average 12-14 oz. Good yielding fabulous variety. Indeterminate.

Rose de Berne-75 Days. Rosy pink 12-16 oz. tomatoes are delicious with perfectly balanced flavor. This historic Swiss variety is dependable, productive and early. Indeterminate.

Sart Roloise - 85 days. Extraordinarily stunning fruits explode with sweet fruity complex flavor. A Belgian cross between White Wonder and a blue tomato variety. A masterpiece on the vine! Fruits 10-16 oz. Indeterminate.

Siegel's Dark Stripes - 70-80 days. Beautiful medium sized fruits are burnt umber in color with dark olive stripes. Ribbed fruits have excellent balanced flavor with meaty dense flesh. Developed by John Siegel. Indeterminate.

Soldacki - 80 days. Dark pink beefsteaks up to one pound. Exceptional variety that was brought to Cleveland, OH from Poland in the early 1900s. Real tomato flavor with excellent flavor profile. Potato leaf vines, indeterminate. 

Thorburn's Terra Cotta - 75 Days. First introduced in 1893, this historic variety is a winner! Fruits are medium sized with copper brown skin and green/pink streaked flesh. Very rich, complex, slightly salty flavor. Good producer and early to ripen. This variety is one of our absolute favorites ever! Indeterminate.

​Woodle Orange - 76 days. A farm favorite for many years. Bright tangerine orange round fruits are medium to large with rich and complex flavor. An exceptional old Iowa variety with good production. Indeterminate.

Yellow Brandywine - 80 days. Large yields of one pound yellow-orange flattened beefsteak fruits. Wonderful tasting variety - sweet balanced with slight tartness. Potato leaf, indeterminate. 

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Colorful Roma Varieties:
Amazing varieties of colorful roma tomatoes for sauce and cooking:

Amish Paste - 84 Days. Bright red blocky fruits weighing 8-12 oz. Excellent paste variety, very meaty and productive with fantastic flavor. Perfect for canning, sauce, paste and productive. 
Indeterminate.

Illini Gold - 75 days. An outstanding underrated variety with blocky golden orange fruits. Meaty and crack resistant with exceptional flavor. Makes a gorgeous orange sauce. Indeterminate. 

Jersey Devil - 84 days. An old fashion favorite. This big bold paste variety reaches 6". Vigorous and prolific with few seeds. Fantastic sauce variety with meaty texture and rich flavor. Indeterminate.

Speckled Roman - 85 Days. Stunning red fruits with orange streaks. Wonderful true tomato taste. Excellent variety for canning and sauce. Brilliant color and flavor! A stabilized cross of Antique Roman and Banana Legs, this striking paste variety is a winner! Indeterminate.

Ukrainian Purple - 80 Days. Oblong purple-red plum tomatoes. Crack resistant, meaty and flavorful. This Ukrainian variety is prolific and delicious for salsa and sauces.

Yellow Fire - 80 days. Spectacular dual purpose variety with flamboyant orange, yellows and reds. Makes beautiful sauces and also great for fresh eating. A wonderful, meaty and tasty Artisan open pollinated Roma type. Indeterminate.


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Wild Boar Farms Selections:
Flashy and showy varieties from Wild Boar Farms:

Black & Brown Boar - 78 days. Fabulous salad variety discovered in a Green Zebra patch. Similar to Black Zebra but slightly larger and more prolific. Wonderful flavor with dark earth tones. A selection from Wild Boar Farms. Indeterminate.

Berkeley Tie Dye -75 to 80 days. Incredible color and flavor! This unique variety came to us from Wild Boar Farms. Exotic green with yellow and red striping. Delicious flesh is marbled in red and yellow. Very sweet with tart tones. Lovely balanced flavor. An exquisite addition to your garden. Indeterminate.

Blue Beauty - 82 Days. This Wild Boar selection is a cross between ‘Beauty King’ and a blue tomato. Fruit can vary in size, usually weighing between 6-8 ounces. A very striking variety with deep blue shoulders, streaked over a very deep pink exterior, with a tasty dark pink interior. A wonderful true tomato taste, very good production. Indeterminate.

Black Beauty - 85 days. Worth this wait, the beautiful dark pigment is present at fully ripe stage. Deed red flesh; very smooth and savory. 

Lucid Gem - 80 Days. An incredible tomato with wonderful sweet flavor and incredible color. Medium sized meaty fruits ripen to yellow with purple splashes. Interior is marbled in red and yellow. Indeterminate.

Pineapple Pig -