Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
Growing heirloom tomatoes? Toplef10Growing heirloom tomatoes? 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

Growing heirloom tomatoes? I22gcj10Growing heirloom tomatoes? 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» TD Painting
by Kelejan Yesterday at 10:26 pm

» new eastern redbud looks like it might need attention
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:48 pm

» Rogue strawberries
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:43 pm

» N&C Midwest—June 2020
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:42 pm

» So glad I watered...
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:39 pm

» Friday Rookie Topic: Carrots
by Emily49 Yesterday at 8:26 pm

» Experimental Asparagus Bed
by plantoid Yesterday at 4:09 pm

» Eddie Willers 1st rookie mistake, what to do?
by Eddie Willers Yesterday at 1:29 pm

» 2020 SFG in Brooks, GA
by yolos Yesterday at 12:29 pm

» frustration
by Yardslave Yesterday at 12:29 pm

» Oh, TURD...
by mollyhespra Yesterday at 8:45 am

» TD - A Journey Through Prostate Cancer
by countrynaturals 6/3/2020, 9:51 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing April, May, June, 2020
by lvanderb 6/3/2020, 8:42 pm

» What to plant now for Zone 10
by dstack 6/3/2020, 8:09 pm

» Be a couch potato or grow your own potatoes?
by Emily49 6/3/2020, 1:05 pm

» mix of lettuce in one square
by OhioGardener 6/2/2020, 7:54 pm

» Any Strange and Wonderful Visitors? Photos please!
by OhioGardener 6/2/2020, 7:41 pm

» Stroke - Country Naturals
by Kelejan 6/2/2020, 7:37 pm

» Just about got enough seeds sown & seedlings transplanted
by Emily49 6/2/2020, 7:33 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by Scorpio Rising 6/2/2020, 6:32 pm

» What Have You Picked From Your Garden Today
by plantoid 6/2/2020, 3:17 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by sanderson 6/2/2020, 5:07 am

» Tomato disease help
by OldCrow 6/1/2020, 7:07 pm

» New England, June 2020
by Scorpio Rising 6/1/2020, 4:47 pm

» Mail order tomato plants
by Scorpio Rising 6/1/2020, 12:40 pm

» N&C Midwest: May 2020
by Scorpio Rising 6/1/2020, 12:37 pm

» Cheerleaders needed, please. This is daunting.
by OldCrow 6/1/2020, 9:27 am

» The SFG Journey- Harvesting compost from rows
by has55 5/31/2020, 1:57 am

» The SFG Journey- preparing Hoops on SFG Beds for future shade cloth
by has55 5/31/2020, 1:37 am

» Panic Buying due to Cornavirus Pandemic
by yolos 5/31/2020, 1:00 am

Google

Search SFG Forum

Growing heirloom tomatoes?

Go down

Growing heirloom tomatoes? Empty Growing heirloom tomatoes?

Post  newgloves on 8/20/2010, 2:01 am

Is anyone currently growing heirloom tomatoes? I'm planning my spring/summer garden next year & have limited space for tomatoes but really want to try some heirloom varieties (green, yellow, orange, purple & striped). Since I don't have a lot of room what varieties are working for you in our CA heat? I'm located in Sac area. Thanks!
avatar
newgloves

Posts : 30
Join date : 2010-06-29
Location : Northern CA

Back to top Go down

Growing heirloom tomatoes? Empty Heirlooms

Post  ander217 on 8/20/2010, 7:50 am

I'm in hot and humid Missouri, but I found this link helpful. It recommends a few tomato varieties for both hot and humid, and hot and dry climates.

http://www.gardenofcures.com/page/page/4621296.htm

Larger tomato varieties don't usually handle the heat as well as roma and cherry types, but some do better than others. In spite of this summer's ongoing heat wave I'm still harvesting from my Italian Plum, Green Grape, Sweet 100, and volunteer large yellow tomato plant, variety unknown. My large red varieties have all given up.
ander217
ander217

Female Posts : 1450
Join date : 2010-03-16
Age : 65
Location : Southeastern Missouri (6b)

Back to top Go down

Growing heirloom tomatoes? Empty Re: Growing heirloom tomatoes?

Post  camprn on 8/20/2010, 8:17 am

I am growing Gilbertie paste, a fabulous tasting, high yield tomato. It is really meaty, few seeds, easy to peel when ripe. Growing heirloom tomatoes? Tomato-Gilbertie-Paste
I also have Purple Gypsy.

Look at all of these!
camprn
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14169
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 57
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Growing heirloom tomatoes? Empty Re: Growing heirloom tomatoes?

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum