Grow Great-Tasting Tomatoes

Find out how expert growers cultivate terrific tomato flavor.



Homegrown Tomatoes
Cherry and pear tomatoes have some of the sweetest flavors of any types of tomatoes. During the summer, farmer's markets often have a good selection of varieties.
Photo courtesy Linnea Johnson
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Paul Bousquet
sunsugar
'SunSugar' is unusually sweet even for a cherry tomato.
David Cavagnaro
Organic Tomatoes
'Black Krim' is a medium-sized heirloom tomato, developed in the Black Sea region of Russia. It is often described as having a rich, slightly salty flavor.
Photo courtesy David Cavagnaro
lemonboy
'Lemon Boy' has medium-sized fruit and a sweet and mild, slightly tangy taste.
David Cavagnaro
Growing Tomatoes
'Brandywine' and 'Big Rainbow' beefsteak tomatoes with vinaigrette.
Photo courtesy Rosalind Creasy
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An oxheart, a meaty tomato type that has few seeds, makes a big impression at Seed Savers Exchange in Decorah, Iowa.
David Cavagnaro











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