Tomatoville® Gardening Forums


Notices

Member discussion regarding the methods, varieties and merits of growing tomatoes.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 1 Week Ago   #1
DeanRIowa
Tomatovillian™
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: 5a - NE Iowa
Posts: 413
Default Favorite by Color

I am looking to try some new tomatoes thus I thought I would get other people's favorites.

I personally determine my favorite by flavor to me eating raw.
  • Red: Sudduth BrandyWine Red Brandywine
  • Pink: Guker's Special
  • Black: Paul Robeson
  • Yellow: Dr Wyches Yellow
  • Green:
  • White: Wapsipinicon Peach

Others
Cherry: Sungold & Black Cherry
Paste: Opalka

I plan on making an order from Sandhill Preservation tomorrow and thought I might try something different.

thanks,
Dean

Last edited by DeanRIowa; 1 Week Ago at 11:28 PM.
DeanRIowa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 1 Week Ago   #2
Nan_PA_6b
Tomatovillian™
 
Nan_PA_6b's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Posts: 976
Default

Isn't Sudduth pink?

Nan
Nan_PA_6b is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 1 Week Ago   #3
kath
Tomatovillian™
 
kath's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: zone 6b, PA
Posts: 5,448
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Nan_PA_6b View Post
Isn't Sudduth pink?

Nan
Should be.

Mine (as best as I can remember ):

pink: Terhune
red: Moya
black: Blackberry
yellow: Hawaiian Pineapple (orange)
green: Aunt Ruby's German Green
white: Snow White cherry
cherry: Sungold F1
paste: Heidi

The only ones I grow anymore are Blackberry, Sungold and Heidi.
kath is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 1 Week Ago   #4
jmsieglaff
Tomatovillian™
 
jmsieglaff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Southern WI
Posts: 2,330
Default

This is a fun one:

Pink: Aunt Ginny's Purple
GWR: Green Giant
Orange: Jaune Flammee (KBX close 2nd)
Black: Black Krim
Red: Neves Azorean Red
Yellow: Golden Monarch
Cherry: Sungold F1
Cherry not named Sungold: Garnet
Most productive with very good flavor: Big Beef F1
Dwarf Large Fruit: Rosella Purple
Dwarf Small Fruit: Teensy Chocolate (current dwarf project lead)
jmsieglaff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 1 Week Ago   #5
Worth1
Tomatovillian™
 
Worth1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Bastrop Texas Lost Pines Forest.
Posts: 32,282
Default

One of the best hamburgers I ever had in my life was one with Black Angus beef and a big ole 1/2 thick slice of a giant persimmon tomato on it.
So there is my orange one.

Worth
__________________
Home of Cactus Flats Botanical Gardens.
The dinner table is where we need to get acquainted not the battlefield.
I Seek The Truth.
Worth1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 1 Week Ago   #6
gssgarden
Tomatovillian™
 
gssgarden's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: N.C.
Posts: 1,662
Default

Red - Shannon's
GWR - Green Giant
Black - Cherokee Purple
Pink - Marianna's Peace
White - don't grow them
Orange - KBX

Greg
gssgarden is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 1 Week Ago   #7
Labradors2
Tomatovillian™
 
Labradors2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Ontario
Posts: 2,983
Default

Red: Bulgarian Triumph
Pink: Rose
Black: Indian Stripe
Bi-colour: Little Lucky
Green: Green Gables
Cherry: Sungold

Linda
Labradors2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 1 Week Ago   #8
Worth1
Tomatovillian™
 
Worth1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Bastrop Texas Lost Pines Forest.
Posts: 32,282
Default

One of the best hamburgers I ever had in my life was one with Black Angus beef and a big ole 1/2 thick slice of a giant NAR tomato on it.
So there is my red one.

Worth
__________________
Home of Cactus Flats Botanical Gardens.
The dinner table is where we need to get acquainted not the battlefield.
I Seek The Truth.
Worth1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 1 Week Ago   #9
rhines81
Tomatovillian™
 
rhines81's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: Zone 5A, Poconos
Posts: 708
Default

  • Red: Too many to list
  • Pink: Brandywine - 100%
  • Black: Paul Robeson - 100%
  • Yellow: Do not currently grow yellow or gold, but have considered it
  • Green: None and never will grow them
  • White: I have never heard of a white tomato
rhines81 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 1 Week Ago   #10
wxcrawler
Tomatovillian™
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Tulsa, OK
Posts: 37
Default

Pink: Aunt Ginny's Purple (Pinks are my favorite overall)
GWR: Cherokee Green
Orange: Jaune Flammee
Black: Carbon
Red: Break O'Day
Yellow: Yellow 1884
Cherry: Sungold
Cherry not named Sungold: Black Cherry
Oxheart: Kosovo
Bi-color: Girl Girl's Weird Thing

Lee
wxcrawler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 1 Week Ago   #11
Father'sDaughter
Tomatovillian™
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: MA/NH Border
Posts: 4,468
Default

I'm still looking for my favorites, but I use the same method for choosing varieties each year so that I end up with one beefsteak and one heart of each color -- red, pink, yellow/gold/multi. I don't grow blacks or greens as the few I've tasted did not appeal.

So far these would be my top picks:

Red - Russian 117 (still searching for a red beefsteak worth growing repeatedly)

Pink - Seek No Further Love Apple or Dester, and Cuor di Bue

Yellow/Gold/Bi-Color - Virginia Sweets and Orange Minsk Heart
Father'sDaughter is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 1 Week Ago   #12
AlittleSalt
Tomatovillian™
 
AlittleSalt's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: Zone 8A Texas Heat Zone 9
Posts: 10,488
Default

The best way I can answer is that I've never grown a pink when ripe tomato that I did not like.

Japanese Pink Cherry is my favorite cherry tomato.
__________________
Salt, AlittleSalt, Robert
AlittleSalt is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 1 Week Ago   #13
ABlindHog
Tomatovillian™
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: The Texas Hill Country
Posts: 111
Default

Red
Break O' Day
When conditions are just right these are unbeatable.
Cool nights, and just the right amount of water are the key. I grow them in the Fall and pray.
God laughs at my watering schedule.


Black
JDs Early black
My overall favorite. If you ever get the chance it will be yours too.
F1 only available as plants from Conroe Greenhouse. They wholesale to Texas Garden centers.


Yellow
Summer Sunrise
My favorite dwarf project tomato.


Orange
Blazing Beauty
Another excellent dwarf project tomato.


Pink
Porter
Great for cooking, canning whole, and juice.
Best tomato soup ever.
ABlindHog is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 1 Week Ago   #14
ABlindHog
Tomatovillian™
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: The Texas Hill Country
Posts: 111
Default

ALittleSalt
I just noticed we both joined in May of 2014 in that time I have Posted 106 times, and you have posted 10,406 times. Boy do I feel like a slacker.
ABlindHog is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 1 Week Ago   #15
AlittleSalt
Tomatovillian™
 
AlittleSalt's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: Zone 8A Texas Heat Zone 9
Posts: 10,488
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ABlindHog View Post
Red
Break O' Day
When conditions are just right these are unbeatable.
Cool nights, and just the right amount of water are the key. I grow them in the Fall and pray.
God laughs at my watering schedule.


Pink
Porter
Great for cooking, canning whole, and juice.
Best tomato soup ever.
Quote:
Originally Posted by ABlindHog View Post
ALittleSalt
I just noticed we both joined in May of 2014 in that time I have Posted 106 times, and you have posted 10,406 times. Boy do I feel like a slacker.
We both feel the same about Porter. It was THE tomato that made tomato growing fun for us. I still remember my wife saying after her first bite, "Now that's a real tomato!" I have six Porter plants in the solo cup stage already.
__________________
Salt, AlittleSalt, Robert
AlittleSalt is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:42 AM.


★ Tomatoville® is a registered trademark of Commerce Holdings, LLC ★ All Content ©2017 Commerce Holdings, LLC ★