The Q&A Archives: Tomato Varieties

Question: Can you please recommend some good tomato varieties for our location? Especially for jarring or for salads.

Answer: Ahh, tomatoes, my passion. There are hundreds of varieties to choose from, all with there own tastes and benefits. Here are a few that are good eaten fresh in salads and for canning. Enjoy.<br><br>Viva Italia- mostly a canning tomato, but still good eaten fresh.<br>Ensalada- A saladette-type that is great eaten fresh or processed.<br>Big Beef- Mostly a fresh eating variety, but is a great all-around variety to grow.<br><br>These are all available from Burpee Seeds.(800-888-1447

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