The Q&A Archives: Long Keeping Tomatoes

Question: I fellow gardener told me about a tomato plant which produces tomato which keep until the around January. She told me to check my seed catalogs and I would find them there. Is there such a tomoto and if so, do you know which type it is?

Answer: The tomato you're looking for is called Long-Keeper, and it keeps on a cool shelf for 6-12 weeks. Seeds are available from Burpee's catalog. Order online at, or toll-free at (800) 888-1447.

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