List of tomato cultivars

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This is a list of current tomato cultivars.

ImageCommon nameColorMaturity
Genetic typeSizeShapeGrowthLeaf typeDisease
Additional informationRefs
Adoration Tomato.jpgAdorationRed70–80HybridSmallCocktailIndeterminateRegular leafF V TA sister variety to Campari with more disease resistances[1]
Tomato Cultivar Alicante.jpgAlicanteRed55–70HeirloomMediumStandardIndeterminateRegular leafCommon in the UK, used to be the classic breakfast tomato because of the high productivity & taste[2]
Azoychka Beefsteak Tomato.jpgAzoychkaYellow68–78HeirloomLargeBeefsteakIndeterminateRegular leafRussian Heirloom ripens to pale orange - flavour similar to Limmony[3]
Diversité taille tomates.jpgBeefsteakRed96HeirloomLargeBeefsteak[4]
Tomato.jpgBetter Boy (Tomato)Red70–80HybridMedium/
StandardIndeterminateRegular leafF V N T[5]
Tomatoes in Ventimiglia.jpgBig BeefRed70–80HybridMediumBeefsteakIndeterminateRegular leafF V N T[6]
Big RainbowYellow/
80 – 85HeirloomLargeBeefsteakLarge fruited yellow tomatoes with red swirls, and mild/sweet flavor[7]
Blaby SpecialRed70 – 80HeirloomMediumRoundOriginally from Blaby England and supplied throughout the country during WWII. Cultivar was brought back into cultivation in 2006[8]
Black-krim-heirloom-tomato.jpgBlack KrimPurple/
80HeirloomLargeBeefsteakOriginally from the Crimean peninsula, or Isle of Krim off its coast, on the Black Sea[9][10][11]
Brandywine.jpgBrandywinePink90–100HeirloomLargeBeefsteakIndeterminatePotato leafNoted for a "great tomatoey flavor" and large size[12]
Campari tomatoes.jpgCampariRed69–80HybridSmallCocktailIndeterminateRegular LeafTNoted for its juiciness, high sugar level, low acidity, and lack of mealiness
Celebrity-fruit.jpgCelebrityRed70Hybrid10 oz.Flattened GlobeSemi-DeterminateRegular LeafA V FF N T1998 All-American Selection winner. Known for good flavor[13]
Cherokee.purple.jpgCherokee purpleBrown/
BeefsteakIndeterminateRegular leafFFruit is an unusual brownish-purple color[6]
Currant tomato.jpgRed CurrantRed65–70HeirloomSmallRound[14]
Earlygirl.jpgEarly GirlRed70–80HybridMediumStandardIndeterminateRegular leafF VNamed "Early Girl" to complement the existing Better Boy variety[6][15]
EnchantmentRed70–80HybridSmallStandardIndeterminateRegular leafF V N[16]
FlamencoRed58–74HybridMediumRoundSemi-determinateRegular LeafOpen-pollinated tomato for the Southwest. A cross between Silvery Fir Tree and Floridade. Continues to produce in hot weather.[17]
Fourth of JulyRed55–68HybridMediumStandardIndeterminateRegular leafNamed as such since it is expected to ripen early, likely before U.S. Independence Day[18][19]
Gardenpeach.blackcherry.jpgGarden PeachYellow75HeirloomLargeHas a fuzzy skin similar to peaches, hence the name.[20]
Gardener's DelightRed65HeirloomSmallStandardIndeterminateRegular leafPopular for high yields of tasty bite-sized fruit[21]
German JohnsonPink-Red76HeirloomLargeStandardIndeterminateRegular leafLow relative yield per plant but very large fruit
GranaderoRed75HybridMediumRomaIndeterminateRegular leafA V F N TVery high yielding Roma tomato. Greenhouse or outdoors[22]
Great white-fruit.jpgGreat WhiteYellowHeirloomLargeStandardIndeterminateRegular leafLow yield of large pale yellow beefsteak tomatoes. Average flavor.[23]
Green Zebra Tomato 65.jpgGreen ZebraGreen/
70–80Open Pollinated[24]MediumStandardIndeterminateRegular leafStriped green and yellow, somewhat tart[25][26]
85HeirloomLargeStandardIndeterminatePotato Leaf[27]
Japanese Black TrifeleBurgundy/
70–80HeirloomMediumPearIndeterminatePotato leafAlso known as Black Russian Trifele[28]
JubileeYellow72HeirloomMediumStandardIndeterminateReleased by Burpee Seed Co. in 1943[29]
JulietRed55–68HybridSmallGrapeIndeterminateRegular leafResistant to cracking on the vine[6][30]
Kumato 04.jpgKumatoBrown/
StandardIndeterminateRegular leafHigh fructose content tomato. A trade name for the variety Olmeca.[31][32]
Lillian's YellowYellow90HeirloomMediumStandardPotato LeafOriginally collected by Lillian Bruce of Tennessee[33]
McDreamy.jpgMcDreamyRed70HybridSmallGrapeIndeterminateRegular leafF TSunstream type grape tomato[34]
Matts-wild-cherry.jpgMatt's Wild CherryRed60HeirloomTinyCherryIndeterminateRegular leafOstensibly from the original wild tomato from Mexico[35]
MoneymakerRed80HeirloomMediumStandardIndeterminateRegular leafPopular with grow-your-owners as seed is inexpensive compared to modern, often better, F1s. Blight prone.[36]
Mortgage LifterPink70–80HeirloomMedium/
BeefsteakIndeterminateRegular leafVariety was developed by M.C. Byles in the 1940s and was used to pay off his mortgage, hence the name[28][37]
Mr. StripeyRed/
BeefsteakIndeterminateRegular leaf[25]
Pantano RomanescoRed70–80HeirloomMedium/
StandardIndeterminateRegular leafRich, complex flavor. Heavy yield. Excellent all round tomato.[38]
TomateTrossRomanaTyp.jpgRomaRed70–80HybridMediumPlumDeterminateRegular leafF VMainly used for making sauces or canning[39][40]
CherryTomato.JPGSantoriniRedHeirloomSmallPearDeveloped in Santorini (Greece), known for its flavour and body[41]
Sasha AltaiRed57Heirloom4-6 oz.RoundRegular leafSeeds given to Bill McDorman when in Irkutsk, Siberia in 1989, by a gentleman named Sasha. Selected by Organic Garden Magazine as one of the 10 best early producing tomatoes in the world.[42]
StupiceRed55–68HeirloomMediumStandardIndeterminatePotato leaf[43]
Cherry tomatoes.jpgSuper Sweet 100Red55–68HybridSmallRoundIndeterminateRegular LeafV F[44]
Tiny TimRed45–60HybridSmallRoundDeterminateA dwarf variety cross bred from Window Box and Red Currant varieties. Developed by the University of New Hampshire and first sold in 1945.[45][46][47]
TomateCherryTross.jpgTomaccioRedHeirloomSmallRoundDeveloped in Israel as the result of a 12 year breeding program[48]
Traveller / Arkansas TravelerPink85HeirloomSmallRound[49]
TomateSanMarzano.jpgSan MarzanoRed85HeirloomMediumPlum[50]
Yellow Pear Tomatoes 012.jpgYellow PearYellow70–80HeirloomSmallPearIndeterminateRegular LeafV F[51][52]
ImageCommon nameColorMaturity
Genetic typeSizeShapeGrowthLeaf typeDisease
Additional informationRefs

See also[edit]


  1. ^Explanation of tomato disease resistance codes [53]
Some tomato cultivars will be marked with disease resistance codes, signifying that the plant is immune to a certain disease shown below:


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  2. ^ "Alicante". Retrieved 2013-06-23. 
  3. ^ "Azoychka". Retrieved 2013-06-23. 
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  5. ^ Tomato - Vegetable Directory - Watch Your Garden Grow - University of Illinois Extension
  6. ^ a b c d "Selecting Tomatoes for the Home Garden". University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 
  7. ^ Big Rainbow Tomato
  8. ^ Manx marvel (From Smallholder)
  9. ^ Howard, Doreen G. (15 September 2013). Heirloom Flavor: Yesterday's Best-Tasting Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs for Today's Cook. Cool Springs Press. p. 179. ISBN 978-1-59186-489-9. 
  10. ^ "From Russia, with taste". National Gardening Association. Retrieved 14 May 2014. "As with all heirlooms, the 'Black Krim' comes with a story. It's the rare Russian variety, 'Czerno Krimski,' named after its place of origin, the Isle of Krim in the Black Sea, south of the Republic of Ukraine." 
  11. ^ Black Krim Certified Organic Tomato Seeds - Heritage Tomato Seeds - West Coast Seeds
  12. ^ Klingaman, Gerald (2004-08-06). "Brandywine Tomato- Plant of the Week". Retrieved 2010-04-11. 
  13. ^ "Celebrity". 
  14. ^ Red Currant tomato
  15. ^ Tracy, Dick (1998-06-06). "Enduring Girl Short-Season Tomato Has Been Popular Since its '70s Debut". Sacramento Bee Garden. Retrieved 2010-04-11. 
  16. ^ "Enchantment". Agricultural Experiment Station. Rutgers University. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 
  17. ^ "Seedlisting Catalog 2012". Native Seeds. 
  18. ^ "Tomato Variety Trial". University of Idaho Agriculture Extension. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 
  19. ^ "Tomato Fourth of July Hybrid - Early Tomatoes - Tomatoes - Vegetables - Burpee". Retrieved 2010-04-12. [dead link]
  20. ^ Garden Peach
  21. ^ "T&M Seeds online shop entry for "Tomato Gardener's Delight"". Retrieved 2011-03-07. 
  22. ^ "Enza Zaden - Granadero". Retrieved 2011-11-15. 
  23. ^ "The Tomatoes Database". 
  24. ^ Green Zebra Tomato: Tomato of the Month
  25. ^ a b "Growing Heirloom Tomato Varieties". University of Florida IFAS Extension. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 
  26. ^ "Green Zebra tomato - Summer - What's in Season? - Photos -". Cooking Light. Retrieved 2010-04-12. 
  27. ^ Seed Savers Exchange - Tomato, Hillbilly Potato Leaf
  28. ^ a b "Cofrin Center for Biodiversity". University of Wisconsin Green Bay. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 
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  35. ^ Matt's Wild Cherry
  36. ^ "T&M Seeds online shop entry for "Tomato Moneymaker"". Retrieved 2011-03-07. 
  37. ^ "Living on Earth: Mortgage Lifter Tomatoes". Retrieved 2010-04-11. 
  38. ^ "Description". Retrieved 2010-04-12. [dead link]
  39. ^ "Introduction to Roma Tomatoes". Retrieved 2010-04-11. 
  40. ^ "Roma Tomato". University of Arizona. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 
  41. ^ Santorini Cherry Tomatoes: Information about the Cherry Tomatoes of Santorini Greece, Cyclades
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  43. ^ "Cultivar Trials on Field Grown Tomatoes". University of Alaska Agriculture and Forestry. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 
  44. ^ "Tomato Research". University of Missouri Bradford Research and Extension Center. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 
  45. ^ Nichols McGee, Rose Marie; Stuckey, Maggie (2002). McGee and Stuckey's the Bountiful Container. Workman Publishing. p. 168. ISBN 978-0-7611-1623-3. 
  46. ^ American Society for Horticultural Science (1955). Proceedings of the American Society for Horticultural Science 63. American Society for Horticultural Science. p. 504. 
  47. ^ McLaughlin, Chris (3 January 2012). The Complete Idiot's Guide to Small-Space Gardening. DK Publishing. p. 218. ISBN 978-1-101-55957-4. 
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  49. ^ Arkansas Traveler Tomato Plants - The Tasteful Garden
  50. ^ San Marzano Tomatoes: Growing, Varieties, History, Making Sauce & A Lot More
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