Tomatoes can be served raw, in sandwich, on bruschetta or in salad. Cooked, they are the basic ingredient for so many delicious soups, sauces and salsas.

We present you our favorite varieties. As all tastes are in nature, do not hesitate to taste other varieties and find out. And above all, enjoy the fruits of your efforts

Here are our best picks





‘Celebrity’ Tomato

Hybrid, Determinate


Medium-large tomatoes prized for their flavour. A great, all-round, dependable choice for your basic tomato needs: sandwiches, slices, snacks, and bruschetta. With more disease resistance than just about any other cultivar. 

'Italian Roma' Tomato

Heirloom, Determinate


The absolute classic choice for tomato sauces and paste because of their firm flesh and low water-content. Oblong-shaped and with few seeds, they are prolific growers on compact vines. 

'Tasti Lee' Tomato

Hybrid, Determinateg


Relatively new on the tomato scene, fruit is a gorgeous red inside and out. Great balance between sweetness and acidity. Fresh or cooked, this is a true all-rounder. Use in salads, sandwiches, salsas and sauces. Superior antioxidant properties. 

'Lemon Boy' Tomato

Hybrid, Determinate


Luminous, eye-catching yellow! Lemon Boy is one of the most popular yellow tomato varieties today. Sweet, mild and slightly tangy medium-sized fruit. Lemon-coloured flesh and great for slicing.

'Chef's Choice' Tomato

Hybrid, Indeterminate


Large, bright-orange fruit with low acid and high sugar content. Plants are vigorous, fast-maturing, and with higher yields than most orange beefsteaks. Great heirloom-type flavour.

'Oxheart' Tomato

Heirloom, Indeterminate


Old-fashioned tomato variety and a fantastic all-rounder. Huge heart-shaped pink fruit are sweet, juicy, meaty and flavourful. Ideal for one-slice sandwiches! Great in sauces, wonderful in salads. Big producer.

'Pink Girl' Tomato

Hybrid, Indeterminate


Pretty, pearly-pink, juicy fruit. Mild and delicate flavour. Medium to large tomatoes on vigorous plants that will produce large quantities throughout the summer, right up to frost. Good resistance to cracking, low in acid.

'Beefsteak' Tomato

Hybrid, Indeterminate


A home garden favourite that lives up to its name: large, meaty-fleshed tomatoes. Full, sweet flavour. Plants are some of the heaviest, so robust support is essential. Tomatoes often weigh in at a pound each and 6 inches in diameter! Not suitable for containers.

'Big Beef' Tomato

Hybrid, Indeterminate


Basically, a classic Beefsteak tomato. Big Beef in British-Canadian English and Beefsteak in American English! Combines delicious old-fashioned flavour and high yield with superior disease resistance. A favorite with gardeners everywhere. Good supports necessary, not suitable for containers.

'Better Boy' Tomato

Hybrid, Indeterminate


One of the most popular tomatoes for home gardens. Fruit is juicy and explodes with classic tomato flavor, the right balance between sweet and acidic. A great slicing tomato and superb all-rounder. Plants are large, not suitable for container-growing.

'Fantastic' Tomato

175 to 185g


Variety with large clusters producing hundreds of juicy, sweet, bite-sized fruits. Vine candy! Excellent for snacks, in an appetizer or salad. Indeterminate plants.

Little Napoli Tomato

Hybrid, Indeterminate


Tasty, round, scarlet-red, medium-sized fruits are almost crack-free. Juicy, meaty and full of flavour. Very high yielding. Excellent slicers and excellent for canning.

'San Marzano' TomatoHeirloom, Inderterminatered

Named for the region in Italy where they were developed, these are the ultimate in plum tomatoes, with even fewer seeds and lower water content. Prized for their sweet flavour and firm flesh.

'Sunrise Bumble Bee' TomatoHeirloom, Indeterminateorange

A small cherry tomato with big flavour! Sweet, tangy and beautiful. Stunning combination of yellows and reds, inside and out. Adds flavour to any dish but is a great stand-alone for snacks and salads.

'Candyland' TomatoHybrid, Indeterminatered

Produces loads of perfect, tiny treats that are ideal for popping straight from the vine into your mouth! Smaller than cherry tomatoes, these half-inch round currant-type tomatoes explode with flavour.

'Midnight Snack' TomatoHybrid, Indeterminatepurple

Truly eye-catching! Fruit ripens to red with a glossy, dark purplish blush where exposed to sunlight. Nice balance of sweet and tangy makes this a popular cherry tomato for eating straight off the vine.

'Sun Gold' TomatoHybrid, Indeterminateorange

Extra sweet, plump fruit with a unique, tropical flavour. Watch for the colour show: tomatoes ripen from green to golden to a gorgeous pale tangerine. Plants are hearty with vigorous vines.

'Sweet 100' TomatoHybrid, Indeterminatered

They have a nickname: vine candy! Irresistible snacks, but if they make it to the kitchen, they are incredibly versatile. Plants are prolific producers, so just one or two plants will keep you well supplied all season long.

'Sweet Million' TomatoHybrid, Indeterminatered

Plants are hardy and suitable for many climates. Large clusters of smooth, glossy, bright-red fruit strike an even balance between sweet and acidic. These are prolific producers that start early and continue all season long.

'Sugar Rush' TomatoHybrid, Indeterminatered

Hardy plants produce long trusses of deliciously sweet, elongated fruit. Quick to mature and very prolific. Best planted in-ground, and great for our climate. Enjoy straight off the vine or in salads.

'Juliet' TomatoHybrid, Indeterminatered

Shaped more like a grape than a cherry, and with a higher sugar content. Called mini-Romas, these grape tomatoes are robust, sweet, and juicy. Great fresh in salads or sliced in half and slow-roasted, Juliets can hold their own with strong flavours.

'Sweet Aperitif' TomatoHybrid, Indeterminatered

One of the sweetest cherry tomatoes in the world! With a refreshing tangy flavour to balance out the incredible sugar levels. Plants are hardy, multi-branching, and covered with delicious bite-sized fruit all season long. Good crack-resistance.

Tomatoes, glorious tomatoes!

Tomatoes – Savour our favourite varieties

Tomatoes are incredibly versatile in the kitchen. Raw, served as-is, in a sandwich, on bruschetta or in a salad. Cooked, they are the basic ingredient for so many delicious soups, sauces and salsas.


  • 3 tomatoes, de-seeded and diced
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • ½ cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • I clove garlic, finely chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste

Mix and spread on toasted bread.

Colourful tomato salad:

  1. Combine: red, yellow, orange and purple cherry tomatoes; mini bocconcinis sliced in rounds; a few leaves of fresh basil, shredded.
  2. Drizzle with olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
  3. Add freshly ground pepper and salt to taste.

Tomato sauce:

  1. Finely chop a medium onion then sauté in olive oil.
  2. Add 2 tablespoons chopped garlic, 15 finely diced Italian tomatoes
  3. Salt and pepper to taste and ¼ cup olive oil.
  4. Bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer for 45 to 60 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add ¼ cup of fresh basil, chopped, and continue to simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Purée the sauce until smooth with a hand blender, if you wish.

You now know everything there is to know about growing tomatoes, from seeds to harvest, in containers or in open earth. Enjoy!