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Erie, PA 16510
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Erie, PA 16510
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Tomatoes ...

 

... we only started with evergreens!

Even though our name is Johnston’s Evergreen Nursery, we do carry a full line of landscape plants.

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(Please remember we are not a mail-order nursery.)


We do have seeds of many other vegetables located in our office. 

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Determinate - Plants grow to a certain size and produce all their fruit at once.

Indeterminate - Plants continue growing and producing fruit until frost. Needs to be staked.

Semi Determinate - Plants grow to a certain size and produce almost all their fruit at one time, with some fruit coming after the first production.

 

Cherry Tomatoes ...

Black Cherry - 64 Days - Indeterminate - Heirloom Cherry. A high-yielding dark cherry tomato.  Very rich flavor and has an excellent color.  Developed by Vince Sapp.  

 

 

Jolly70 to 75 Days - Indeterminate - Hybrid Cherry.  2001 All American Selections Winner!  Abundant clusters of 1 to 1.5 ounce pink cherry tomatoes that are juicy and sweet.  Oval-shaped with a disitinctive tip on the blossom end.  10 to 14 tomatoes per cluster. 

Photo by Tomato Growers (www.tomatogrowers.com)
 

 

Pink Bumblebee60 to 70 Days - Indeterminate - Heirloom Cherry.  A great multi-colored cherry tomato that has bright red and golden orange striping, making it a beautiful addition to many fresh dishes.  Crack and blemish resistant.  Heavy producer. 

Photo by Baker Creek (www.rareseeds.com)

 

Snow White - 74 Days - Indeterminate - Heirloom Cherry.  Ivory-cream colored 2-ounce tomatoes are produced on vigorous growing plants.  A great snacking tomato!

 


Sun Gold F1 57 Days - Indeterminate - Hybrid Cherry.  Apricot colored.  Considered the best cherry tomato ever developed.  Very sweet with a hint of acidity.  A hybrid variety with very high yields.  

 


Super Sweet 100 VF - 65 Days - Indeterminate - Hybrid Cherry.  This easy to grow hybrid plants produce 100 or more "super sweet" cherry tomatoes that are 1 oz. each and 1" in diameter.  Excellent for snacks and salads.  High in vitamin C.  Requires staking or caging.  

 

Red Pear  - 78 Days - Indeterminate - Heirloom Pear.  An heirloom favorite!  High yields of 2 ounce bright red pear-shaped fruits are produced throughout the growing season on a vigorous, bushy plant.  Delicious for snacking and in salads.  

 

Riensentraube  - 76 Days - Indeterminate - Heirloom Cherry.  From Germany.  One of the most popular small cherry tomatoes available, the 1-ounce red fruits are full of flavor and sweetness!  Riesentraube means "giant bunch of grapes" in German.

 


Yellow Pear  - 78 Days - Indeterminate - Heirloom Pear.  Hugh yields of tiny, bright yellow pear-shaped fruits.  Delicious in salads.  Flavor is very similar to the Red Pear.

 

Salad Tomatoes ...

Green Zebra - 75 Days - Indeterminate - Heirloom Salad.  A tangy and delicious salad tomato that ripens when the green  3 to 4 oz. fruits develop a yellow blush. Developed by Tom Wagner.  Very productive.  

 


Juan Flamme - 70 Days - Indeterminate - Heirloom Salad.  From France.  Produces clusters of small apricot-colored  tomatoes.  An excellent fruity flavor with a perfect blend of sweet-tart flavor.  Great for drying and roasting  because of it's ability to retain it's color.  

 


 

Paste Tomatoes ...

Goldman's Italian-American - 78 Days - Indeterminate - Heirloom Paste. Red, pear-shaped fluted tomato in the 1 lb. range.  Great flavor with few seeds. Makes a very good creamy sauce. Originally from Cernobbio Italy.

 


Heinz 1439 VFA - 70 Days - DeterminateHybrid Paste/Slicer.  A perfect tomato developed by Heinz for ketchup, purees, and sauces!  Great yields of 6 oz. red fruits that are crack resistant and disease resistant.

 


Opalka - 85 Days - Indeterminate - Heirloom Paste.  From Poland.  Large banana-shaped red fruit have very few seeds and are highly prized for sauces and purees.  A very sweet variety that is also fantastic used fresh!

 


Roma VFN - 80 days - IndeterminateHybrid Paste.  An old-time plum type tomato on a compact plant. The 3 oz. fruits are crack resistant and widely used for tomato paste, canning and juicing. Resists verticillium and fusarium wilt.

 


San Marzano 2 - 70 Days - IndeterminateHybrid Paste.  An improved old-time variety with leaves that protect the fruit from strong sunlight. Long-shaped fruit are very uniform.  Bright red color.  Suitable for fresh use or for canning.  Tolerant to Verticillum and Fusarium.

 

 

Red and Pink Slicing Tomatoes ...

Arkansas Traveler - 85 Days - Indeterminate - Heirloom Slicer.  Beautiful red-pink 8-ounce fruits are abundantly produced with a well-balance flavor.  A customer favorite.  Resistant to cracking and disease.

Photo by Baker Creek (www.rareseeds.com)

 

Better Boy - 80 Days - Indeterminate - Hybrid Beefsteak.  1lb. plus fruits are plump, juicy, and prolific.  Very flavorful, juicy, and firm.  Leaves help to protect fruit from strong sunlight.  Excellent disease resistance. 

 


Box Car Willie - 80 Days - Indeterminate - Heirlooom Slicer. Very abundant, prolific plant with smooth red fruit that weigh 6 to 8 oz. each.  A main-crop variety because of the high yields and medium-size fruit.  


Brandywine, Sudduth's Strain  - 78 Days - Indeterminate - Heirloom Beefsteak.  Huge fruits are abundantly produced on large plants.  Fruit are 1-lb. or more in size, pinkish-red in color, and very tasty!  A very meaty strain.  Makes a sandwich great! 

 

Celebrity F1 - 72 Days - Indeterminate - Hybrid Slicer.  An All American Selections winner, this variety produces flavorful 7 to 8 oz. fruits on a plant with high disease resistance. 

Photo by Tomato Growers (www.tomatogrowers.com)

 

Cosmonaut Volkov - 65 Days - Indeterminate - Heirloom Slicer.  Vigorous plants with high yields that produce  8 to 12 oz. fruits that are sweet and rich.  Produces well in cold conditions.  Named after a Russian Cosmonaut.  Recommended.


Delicious - 90  Days - Indeterminate - Heirloom Slicer.  A producer of large 1-to 3-lb fruits that are clean and, like the name, delicious!  Set the record in 1986 by producing a 7-lb 12 oz. fruit.

Photo by Baker Creek (www.rareseeds.com)

 

Early Girl VFF - 52  Days - Indeterminate - Hybrid Slicer.  Very early, heavy producer of 4-6 oz. tomatoes. Firm textured and blemish-resistant skin.  Hybrid.

 

German Johnson Potato Leaf - 80 to 90 Days - Indeterminate - Heirloom Beefsteak.  An old-time variety from North Carolina, large pink-red tomatoes are meaty with few seeds.  Excellent flavor.  Very similar to Mortgage Lifter in flavor. 

Photo by Baker Creek (www.rareseeds.com)

 

Granny Cantrell's German Red - 85 Days - Indeterminate - Heirloom Beefsteak.  High yields of 1 lb. plus fruits that are a beautiful pink color with superb flavor. Fruits are uniform and crack free.  Highly productive and recommended.  

 

Jetsetter F1 - 72 Days - Indeterminate - Hybrid Slicer.  An early-yielding disease resistant variety that produces 8 oz. fruits that are smooth and clean.  Consistently huge yields.


Jetstar F1
- 72 Days - Indeterminate - Hybrid Slicer.  Big yields are produced on a clean plant.  Free of cracks and scars.  A low acid tomato.

Photo by Tomato Growers (www.tomatogrowers.com)

 

Mortgage Lifter - 79 Days - Indeterminate - Heirloom Beefsteak.  Also called Radiator Charlie. Developed in the 1930s by M.C. Byles from Logan W. Virginia by crossing English, German Johnson, Italian, and Beefsteak varieties.  Legend has it that he sold his seedlings for one dollar each and paid off his Mortgage to his house. Fruits are large, smooth with a sweet taste. A popular variety. 


Neve's Azorean Red - 80 Days - Indeterminate Heirloom Beefsteak.  1 to 3 lb. fruits are uniquely deep and rich in flavor. Brought to the US by the Neve's Family from the Azores which is a Portuguese Island Chain.  Perfect for the ideal tomato sandwich.  Comes highly recommended.  

 

Rutgers - 60 to 100 Days - Determinate - Heirloom Slicer.  Large, 8-ounce fruits are abundantly produced that have good flavor.  Great for canning or fresh eating. 

Orange and Yellow Slicing Tomatoes ...

Brandywine, Yellow - 78 Days - Indeterminate - Heirloom Beefsteak.  Vigorous growing variety bears delicious yellow-orange fruit. High yields. Excellent for salads, juice, canning, and relish.  Potato-leafed variety. 

Dr. Wyche's - 80 Days - Indeterminate - Heirloom Beefsteak.  1 lb. golden-yellow tomatoes with meaty flesh, rich flavor, and few seeds.  One of the best yellow tomatoes available. Blemish-free.   

Photo by Baker Creek (www.rareseeds.com)

 

Orange Russian - 85 Days - Indeterminate - Heirloom Slicer.  A bicolor oxheart tomato with 1lb.  heart-shaped fruits that have smooth golden flesh and streaks of red on the inside!  Very sweet and fruity with little seeds. 

Woodle Orange - 75 Days - Indeterminate - Heirloom Beefsteak. Large tangerine-colored fruits with a rich, complex flavor.  From Iowa. 

Photo by Baker Creek (www.rareseeds.com)

Black, White, and Miscellaneous ...

Aunt Ruby's German Green - 80 Days - Heirloom Beefsteak.  Large 1 lb. plus beefsteak fruits are sweet and robust.  Fruits are ripe when slightly soft to the touch and yellow-green in color.  An heirloom from Greenville, TN.

Photo by Baker Creek (www.rareseeds.com)

 

Burgess Stuffing - 78 Days - Indeterminate - Heirloom Stuffing.  Vigorous plants produce hollow bell pepper-like red fruits with very few seeds.  Absolutely ideal for stuffing with chicken salad, tuna salad, or any other concoction!  High-yielding tall plants. 

 

Black Krim - 80 Days - Indeterminate - Heirloom Slicer.  From Russia.  Large, dark red-purple juicy fruits with a rich, sweet flavor.  Always towards the top of taste test trials. 

Photo by Baker Creek (www.rareseeds.com)

 

Cherokee Chocolate  - 75 Days - IndeterminateHeirloom Slicer.  10 to 16 ounce mahogany-colored fruits are produced with excellent flavor.  Very productive, high-yielding plants.    

 

Japanese Black Trifele - 81 Days- Indeterminate - Heirloom Slicer.  From Russia. A highly prized dark-colored tomato that produces abundant amounts of 6-ounce fruits that are mahogany with greenish shoulders.  Resistant to cracking.  Very tasty with a meaty core.   

Photo by Baker Creek (www.rareseeds.com)

 

Pink Berkeley Tie Dye - 65 to 75 Days - Indeterminate - Heirloom Slicer.  This tomato's colors will take you back to the '70's!  Described as "port wine" colored with metallic green stripes, it as beautiful inside as it is outside.  Very rich and sweet tasting.  Developed by Brad Gates from Wild Boar Farms. 

Photo by Baker Creek (www.rareseeds.com)

 

   
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