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Wild Boar Farms: Tomato Varieties for 2019
Arriving the week of April 15!

Wild Boar Farms, located in the Napa Valley, offers the
most stunning-looking tomato varieties each season. Brad Gates is the
owner of Wild Boar Farms, and he's been breeding tomatoes and
growing heirlooms since 2000. In fact, he's bred and developed several
dozen new tomato varieties focusing on bi-color and
striped varieties with extreme flavor. The Farm employs organic and
sustainable practices and all their tomatoes are non-GMO. The Wild Boar Farms
varieties have received good performance feedback for both the home and market
gardeners, even in areas with more challenging climates. So grow something
new this season—these tomatoes are sure to be the most talked about
veggies in your garden this year!

Here’s an overview of the eleven exotic varieties with extreme flavor offered at our nurseries this season:

Atomic Fusion
  • Days to Maturity: 85
  • Size/Productivity: High yield, 2-4 oz fruit
  • Color: Green, red and brown
  • Flavor: Sweet flavor with extended vine hang-time
Beauty King
  • Days to Maturity: 75-90
  • Size/Productivity: High yield, 12-20 oz fruit
  • Color: Red/yellow bi-color
  • Flavor: Good, sweet tomato flavor

Candy Sweet Icicle
  • Days to Maturity: 80
  • Size/Productivity: High yield, 2-3 oz fruit
  • Color: Red with yellow stripes; shaped like a Roma tomato
  • Flavor: Sweet, fruity flavor

Cosmos
  • Days to Maturity: 80-85
  • Size/Productivity: Very productive; 2-4 oz fruit
  • Color: Exotic looking; deep indigo anthocyanin over unusual layered spots
  • Flavor: Classically sweet, flavor; great hang-time on vine

Dragon's Eye
  • Days to Maturity: 65-70
  • Size/Productivity: High yield; 2-4 oz fruit
  • Color: Pink-rose with green stripes that turn gold
  • Flavor: Sweet, rich, juicy flavor
Gold Berries
  • Days to Maturity: 75
  • Size/Productivity: 1 oz fruit
  • Color: Beautiful cherry tomato; amethyst purple color, ripens to yellow
  • Flavor: Great flavor right off the vine
Kaleidoscopic Jewel
  • Days to Maturity: 75-80
  • Size/Productivity: Great production with 1-3 oz oval-shaped fruit
  • Color: Green with purple stripes; shades of red/black when ripe
  • Flavor: Good flavor; does well in hot and cool weather conditions

Lucid Gem
  • Days to Maturity: 85
  • Size/Productivity: Good production with 4-5 oz fruit
  • Color: Yellow to orange
  • Flavor: Sweet and fruity with very few seeds

Painted Lady
  • Days to Maturity: 80-85
  • Size/Productivity: Productive and long-lasting; 3-4 oz heart-shaped fruit
  • Color: Reddish-pink hue with golden striping
  • Flavor: Very good flavor with beautiful variegated foliage

Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye
  • Days to Maturity: 65-75
  • Size/Productivity: High yields of 9-12 oz fruit
  • Color: Port wine and metallic green
  • Flavor: Beefsteak; sweet and rich

Porkchop
  • Days to Maturity: 75-85
  • Size/Productivity: High yield of 8-12 oz fruit
  • Color: Gold with stripes of green
  • Flavor: Sweet hints of citrus

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