Our organic paste tomato plant 4 pack, includes one each of the following varieties:
- Isle of Capri,
- Orange Oxheart,
- Mortgage Lifter.
These robust tomato plants are organically grown and well hardened off, ready to plant in your garden. All open pollinated heirloom varieties, you can save the seeds from the ones you like. This selection of tomato plants will provide you with an abundant harvest of large meaty tomatoes later in the summer to make into tomato passata, tomato soup, and sauce.
Isle of Capri - A classic old Italian heritage tomato, brought to the Nelson region with the early Italian settlers. Incredible flavor and low acid in a medium to large, meaty red fruit. Excellent tomato.
Acid-Free Dalmatian Oxheart - A New Zealand heritage tomato from Northland, arriving with the early Dalmatian gum diggers. A low acid large pinkish red fruit, full of flavor and lots of flesh with few seeds. Heavy cropping, later season producing variety on robust plants.
Mortgage Lifter - An American heirloom tomato from the 1930's. A very large classic beefsteak with a rich full flavor, abundant pink-red fruit. Good disease resistance and strong plants able to hold the massive fruit.
Orange Oxheart/Beefsteak - A large meaty orange beefsteak fruit with few seeds. Sweet intense tomato flavor with low acid and high in lycopene make this a health conscious choice. Excellent fruit for large slices or sauces etc. Tall growing vigorous plants producing mid-season onwards.