At Riverside Farm Stand, we have lots of options for the tomato lover. From hanging tomato plants to tomato plants that can live on your patio or be re-planted in your garden, we have lots of fresh, colorful, tasty offerings for you to grow yourself.
CHERRY & GRAPE TOMATO PLANTS
Soon after our opening, we traditionally offer the standard Cherry Tomato along with the orange, sweet Sun Sugar and Super Sweet 100s plants, all sold in 6-packs or singles. Each yields a multitude of fresh tomatoes for your summer salads and recipes.
Super Sweet 100s Cherry - scarlet, cherry-sized fruits produced in long pendulous clusters right up to frost. Can be grown on stakes or a fence. Bursting with sweet flavor.
Sun SugarCherry - deep golden-yellow, 1/2 ounce fruits. Quite crack-resistant and sweet yet have perfect tomato flavor. Eats like candy!! (mrsfarmerdaves favorite)
Sugarplum Grape - 1" grape-shaped fruit with a rich red color. Features a pleasing texture and is sweet to the taste.
STANDARD TOMATO VARIETIES
Our tomato plants can be divided into two varieties:
Determinate: (bush) varieties do not need pruning and may be grown with or without support; fruit ripens within a concentrated time period.
Indeterminate: (climbing) varieties should be staked, trellised, or caged, and pruned for best results; fruit ripens over an extended period.
Beefsteak - big meaty fruit w/full flavor. Ideal for slicing. Indeterminate
Big Beef - mostly blemish-free, globe-shaped red fruit. Indeterminate
Burpee's Big Boy - large red fruit with wonderful aroma and rich flavor. Indeterminate
Carolina Gold - features a unique golden-yellow colored large/extra large fruit w/low acidity. Determinat
Celebrity Supreme - medium-large prized for its flavor. Great, all-round, dependable choice. Determinate (Farmer Dave's favorite)
Early Girl - firm, great tasting medium-size fruit early and throughout the season. Indeterminate
Jet Star - big, globe-shaped fruits that ripen all the way through. Excellent flavor w/low acidity. Crack-resistant. Very popular w/Home Gardener. Indeterminate
Lemon Boy - medium-sized fruits with beautiful and lemon yellow skin. Indeterminate
Roma (plum) - preferred choice for canning, sauces, salsa, and dehydrating. Low juice content. Determinate.
Sunstart - full of flavor, ripens early. Determinate
FOR THE DECK
Patio - produces a medium-sized fruit and is a compact plant perfect for growing in a pot on deck.
Super Bush- made to grow in a pot but it produces large tomatoes and is perfect for a deck or can be replanted in a garden.
GeraniumKiss - stocky, dwarf plants grow just 24" to 30" high and produce golf ball sized, bright red fruits that are round with pointed ends.
Hanging Cherry - sweet, rounded globes. Perfect for your patio or deck space!