Large, juicy pinkish-red heart-shaped tomatoes consistently weigh 1 lb. or just under. Flavor is superb. This oxheart-type tomatoes is distinctive for its size, earliness, and juicy outstanding taste.
This is one of the best paste tomatoes we know, primarily because it makes sauce so good and sweet that you wouldn’t even have to add flavoring to it. Tomatoes are large, at least 5 inches long, and shaped like a banana pepper with a pronounced tip on the bottom. The fruit has very few seeds and is extremely meaty with a rich, sweet flavor. Although they make outstanding sauce, these tomatoes are good enough to eat fresh. Heirloom variety originally from Poland.
Truly special paste tomato is about 5 inches long and red with jagged golden stripes. Meaty, 6 to 8 oz. tomatoes are great for processing into sauce and paste, but are so flavorful that you will also want to enjoy some fresh in salads. Vigorous plants produce heavily. This variety was developed by John Swenson, a member of Seed Savers Exchange. Indeterminate. 85 days.