Classic. It just doesn't get better than these varieties. Their acidity and sweetness will vary.
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Berkely Tye Dye- (75day) Excellent flavor. Deep pink tomatoes are earlier, more uniform, and slightly smaller than Brandywine at 8-16 oz. Fruits have lots of deep, acidic tomato flavor and a rich, creamy texture.
Striped German- (78day) Bicolor red and yellow fruit. The flat, medium to large, variably ribbed-shoulder tomatoes are shaded yellow and red. The marbled interior looks beautiful sliced. Complex, fruity flavor and smooth texture. Medium-tall vines bear 12+ oz. fruit.
Green Zebra- (77day) Open-pollinated. Ind. Zebra starts out green with darker green stripes, softening and blushing yellow and apricot when it ripens. It might have remained a mere curiosity, but for its delicious sweet rich flavor. 4–5 oz. small-medium fruits are emerald green inside. Perfect exteriors hold up under adverse conditions and don’t crack.
German Johnson- (75day) Excellent flavor. Deep pink tomatoes are earlier, more uniform, and slightly smaller than Brandywine at 8-16 oz. Fruits have lots of deep, acidic tomato flavor and a rich, creamy texture.
Moskvich - (60day) One of the most appealing extra-early tomatoes.Fruits are early, deep red, and cold tolerant. Rich flavor. Smooth and globe-shaped. 4-6 oz. with a small stem scar.
Amish Paste - (85day) A long-time favorite heirloom plum. Large for a sauce tomato, Amish Paste's slightly irregular plum-to strawberry shaped fruits avg. 8-12 oz. with excellent flavor. These meaty tomatoes are good in salads and great for processing. A Slow Food USA Ark of Taste variety.
Cherokee Purple - (72day) Famously rich flavor and texture make this a colorful favorite among heirloom enthusiasts. Medium-large, flattened globe, 8-12 oz. fruits. Color is dusky pink with dark shoulders. Multilocular interior ranges from purple to brown to green. Relatively short vines. Indeterminate.
One seedling in a 2.5" pot.