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Tomatoes Plants...

These are the tomato plants we grow.  We grow only great tasting varieties that produce well in Wisconsin.   *Nino's personal favorites!

 

Strawberries, Peas, Apples, Pears, Pumpkins, Herbs, Perennials, AnnualsTomatoes, Peppers, Vegetables.

 

2016 Tomato varieties

 

 

SIZE VARIETY COLOR Days  COMMENTS
Large WOODLE ORANGE** tangerine 75 Iowa heirloom. Exquisitely rich old-fashioned flavor. Productive.  Smooth attractive skin
Large BETTER BOY* red 75 Firm fruits; adaptable; prolific; outstanding flavor for a hybrid.  Very reliable in all weather!
Large BEEFSTEAK Red 80 Heirloom.  Rich flavor; excellent slicer.  The original!
Large SANIBEL red 75 Great old time flavor.  Disease resistant.  Firm, crack resistant fruits.  Smooth attractive skin
Large CHEROKEE PURPLE mahogany 85 Native American heirloom.  8-12 oz pink/purple.  Crack resistant.  Tasty!
Large MOUNTAIN MERIT   red 75 Beefsteak type-12 oz.  Full,rich flavor.  Early & late blight resistant!
Large MANYEL yellow 78 Native Amer. Heirloom.  5-10 oz full flavored.  Very productive.  Blemish free.
         
Med. large    BLACK KRIM red 69 Russian heirloom.  Excellent rich smoky, salty flavor; good yields.
Med. large LEMON BOY* yellow 70 Low acid; sweet, nice flavor; smooth & attractive.  Incredibly productive.
Med. large PAUL ROBESON** mahogany 80 Russian heirloom.  Rich smoky flavor.  Crack resistant.  Best of blacks
Med. large GOLDEN GIRL gold 72 Midwest heirloom.  Excellent sweet/tart taste.  Disease resistant.  Slow Foods Ark of Taste pick
Med. large RAMAPO red 75 Very early hybrid from New Jersey with cult following!  Robust heirloom flavor.  Crack free.  Very hard to come by.
         
Medium BLACK TRIFELE mahogany 80 Russian heirloom.  Pear shaped.  Rich smoky flavor.  Crack-free, productive, delicious.
Medium EARLY DOLL* red 55 Extra early, extra tasty.  Firm flesh, smooth skin.  Great for salads, slicing, salsa.  Recommended.
Medium ILLINOIS BEAUTY *          pink 80 Heirloom.  Great flavor; crack free; good disease resistance.  Sets fruit even in very hot weather.  Good yields
Medium HOMESWEET        red 70 Sweet flavor.  Excellent disease resistance.  Vigorous.
Medium SILVERY FIR TREE           red 58 Remarkable flavor and production on a tiny, container plant.  Pretty too!
         
Med. small BLOODY BUTCHER  red 55 Heirloom.  Old-fashioned flavor; high yield.  A favorite!
Med. small GREEN ZEBRA green 78 Heirloom (?).  Crack & disease resistant; tangy, not sweet.
Med. small JAUNE FLAMEE* orange 80 French heirloom.  Delectable taste; productive and beautiful
         
Plum/paste AMISH PASTE red 80 American Heirloom. Huge; meaty; tasty; thick flesh;few seeds.
Plum/paste BLACK ICICLE          mahogany 80 Ukraine heirloom.  5 oz.  Meaty, sweet and rich flavor. 
Plum/paste POLISH LINGUISA* red 73 Polish Heirloom. 8 oz (large for this class); productive; sweet & delicious!
Plum/paste ROMA red 75 Very prolific.  Small bush.  Standard paste tomato.
Plum/paste TEN FINGERS OF NAPLES red 75 Italian heirloom.  Clusters of richly flavored paste tomatoes resemble fat fingers. 
Plum/paste GOLDEN ROMA II gold 70 A lower acid Roma for those with acid reflux!  Loads of less tangy fruits on bushy plants.
         
Cherry SUNGOLD****** gold 65 Extra early. Very sweet; unbeatable flavor. Our favorite cherry.
Cherry CHOCOLATE Cherry*  mahogany 75 Heirloom.  Sweet flavor.  Keeps well.  Crack resistant.
Large Cherry TOMAToBERRY red 60 Look like large strawberries!  Very sweet; crack resistant.  Dense flesh with small cavity.
Cherry LITT'L BITES red 65 English variety bred for containers.  Steady supply of sweet, tasty cherry tomatoes.
Cherry SWEET BABY  GIRL* red 65 Outstanding flavor.  Crack resistant; keeps well.
Cherry SWEET MILLION* red 72 Very prolific.  The best flavor in a red cherry.  Very sweet.
Cherry YELLOW PEAR yellow 75 Heirloom.  Pear shaped.  Low acid.  Very prolific.
         
  FANTASTICO red  50 Compact plant, crack resistant, extra early.  AAS award winner. 
Grape JULIET red 65 Sweet; meaty; crack-resistant.  Best grape tomato.  Stores well on and off vine.

Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Apples, Pears, Plums, Pumpkins, Herbs and Perennials ....

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The Barthel family farm has been

growing fruit for 177 years!