Crazy tomatoes!

Tomatoes completely crazy!

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With nearly 200 million tons harvested each year, the tomato is undoubtedly one of the most popular and cultivated vegetables on the planet.

If you are a fan of urban agriculture and passionate about this delicious fruit, you will definitely want to grow one of the amazing varieties described in this column in your vegetable garden or on your terrace this summer. 

Barry's Crazy

'Barry's Crazy' produces small, elongated, pale yellow tomatoes with a slightly acidic flavor. This particularly productive cultivar sports clusters that can bear nearly forty fruits!

  • Type: indeterminate (staking required)
  • Space between plants: 60 cm
  • Number of days from planting to harvest: 75

Black Strawberry

< p>This variety forms surprising fruits streaked with greenish yellow, pink and purple, whose fruity taste conceals notes of grape and plum. 'Black Strawberry' is an excellent choice for those who want to grow strong, early and productive tomato plants, but don't want to sacrifice taste quality. This is an ideal tomato for thrill seekers!

  • Type: undetermined (guarding required)
  • Space between plants: 60 cm
  • Number of days from planting to harvest: 60

Pink Fang

This very original variety produces long cylindrical fruits whose end is curiously swollen. These pink tomatoes are ideal for making sauces.

  • Type: indeterminate (staking required)
  • Space between plants: 60 cm< /li>
  • Days from planting to harvest: 80

Green Zebra< /h3>

Known for its vigor and high productivity, the 'Green Zebra' cultivar bears round fruits with yellowish-green skin marked with dark green streaks, concealing a rich and sweet flavor.

  • Type: indeterminate (staking required)
  • Space between plants: 60 cm< /li>
  • Days from planting to harvest: 75

IndigoTM – < strong>Cherry Drops

This tomato cultivar, which reaches about 1.20 meters in height, produces an abundance of small fruits whose part exposed to the sun takes on a spectacular purple hue and the part in the shade, a red color.

    < li dir="auto">Type: determinate 
  • Space between plants: 45 cm
  • Days from planting to harvest: 70

Orange Icicle

This cultivar from Ukraine has curious elongated tomatoes with an orange peel. It is a low juicy variety of Roman type tomato, ideal for making salsas and spaghetti sauces.

  • Type: indeterminate 
  • Space between plants: 60 cm
  • Number of days of planting to harvest: 70

Mushroom Basket

Here is an absolutely indescribable tomato cultivar that will not leave anyone indifferent. With its huge, strongly ribbed red fruits, it is certainly one of the strangest and most surprising varieties of tomatoes ever!

  • Type: indeterminate  
  • Space between plants: 60 cm
  • Number of days of planting to harvest: 75

Sart Roloise

This cultivar produces large yellow fruits with purple ribs and a complex, sweet, fruity flavor with a hint of acidity. It is a beefsteak type variety producing tomatoes sometimes weighing more than 400 grams.

  • Type: indeterminate < /li>
  • Space between plants: 60 cm
  • Number of days from planting to harvest: 85  

Where can you get the tomatoes featured in this column?

Flowers Johanne and Esthel (plants)

1200, chemin de Saint-Jean

Laprairie (Quebec)

450 444-4451

  • Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds (seed)
  • Ecoumene Gardens (seeds and plants)
  • Portage Seeds (seeds)
  • Solana Seeds (seeds)
  • W. H. Perron (seeds)