Heirloom Tomato Seeds (Striped) - Diane's Flower Seeds
Red Furry Boar produces medium-size, red and gold-striped fruits that have a soft, slightly fuzzy skin with a "matte finish." Surprisingly, the fuzziness doesn't bother your tongue. It's just entertaining. Red Furry Boar has a delicious, tangy flavor that rivals some of the best tomatoes in the garden. Bred by Brad Gates of Wild Boar Farms. It begins ripening in the early midseason. Weighs 3-4 ounces.


Tomato 'Siberian Tiger'
(80 days)

25 seeds   $2.75       
Siberian Tiger produces medium-large beefsteaks that are deep pink with dark purple patches and stripes of anthocyanin pigment. The flavor is mild and sweet. The plants are very productive. It was developed from a cross of Beauty King x OSU Blue, which was made by Mark McCaslin of Frogsleap Farm. It was further selected and named by Dean Slater of Copemish, Michigan.


Heirloom Tomato Seeds - Striped & Unusual Colors

This category includes bicolor and striped tomatoes, along with some of the new anthocyanin tomatoes.

Sowing Tomato Seeds

Start tomato seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost date. Sow 1/8" deep. Transplant outside 2 weeks after the last frost date. Full sun. Spacing 30-36".


Tomato 'Orange & Green Zebra'
(75 days)

25 seeds   $2.75             
Orange & Green Zebra is almost identical to Green Zebra, except that the fruits develop an orange tint between the green stripes. The interior is a beautiful, lime-green color. Highly productive with a zingy flavor. Larger than a cherry tomato, but smaller than the average salad tomato. It was first introduced in the 2007 SSE Yearbook by Ake Truedsson of Klagshamn, Sweden.
Tomato 'Pink Boar'
(80 days)

25 seeds   $2.75            
Pink Boar produces 3-4 ounce, round fruits that are burgundy-pink with metallic-green stripes. The flavor is rich and sweet. Crack resistance and good production make it a fine choice for market growers. Very beautiful. It was developed by Brad Gates of Wild Boar Farms. He discovered it in a patch of Black and Brown Boar. 


Pink Furry Boar is an intriguing tomato from Brad Gates. This medium-size tomato is all about softness. The pink and cream striped skin has a soft, slightly fuzzy texture. The flesh is soft and juicy. The flavor is lightly tangy. It is very productive, starting to ripen in the early midseason. The fruits weigh 3-4 ounces and have flattened sides.


Red Boar is a fabulous striped tomato. It beats the pants off Red Zebra for flavor. The skin is bright red with yellow-green stripes. The medium-size, round fruits weigh 3-4 ounces. Earliness and high productivity make it a terrific main-crop variety for canning. It was introduced by Brad Gates of Wild Boar Farms. It is a color mutation from Green Zebra.


Tomato 'Pink Furry Boar'
(78 days)

25 seeds   $2.75           
Tomato 'Red Boar'
(75 days)

25 seeds   $2.75               
Orange Fleshed Purple Smudge has medium-size fruits that are tangerine-orange with purple speckles and blotches on the top half. The purple coloring is the result of anthocyanin pigment in the skin. Weighs 4-10 ounces. The flavor is sweet and mild. I thought the texture was a bit mushy, but that's my only complaint. A rare variety.


Tomato 'Orange Fleshed Purple Smudge' (85 days)

25 seeds   $2.75            
Tomato 'Siberian Tiger'
Tomato 'Pink Boar'
Tomato 'Zebra Rita'
Tomato 'Zebra Rita'
(80 days)

25 seeds   $2.75              
Zebra Rita was developed by Tom Wagner, the breeder who introduced the highly popular Green Zebra. The medium-size fruits are light green with darker green stripes. The flavor is sweeter than Green Zebra with just a touch of zing. Moderate productivity. Tom Wagner named this tomato in honor of Rita Declercq, the person he stayed with when he visited Belgium and France.


Tomato 'Violet Jasper'
Tomato 'Violet Jasper'
(72 days)

25 seeds   $2.75              
Violet Jasper is so pretty! Like its sister, Topaz, it's a good seller at the farmers market. People can't resist the cherry-size, purple fruits with green streaks. The small fruits weigh 1-2 ounces. The flavor is rich and tangy-sweet, but the skin is a bit tough. That's what keeps the fruits from cracking, so they stay looking nice. Very productive. It comes from China, where it is called Tzi Bi U.


Tomato 'Topaz'
Tomato 'Topaz'
(72 days)

25 seeds   $2.75                     
Topaz is a heavy producer of 1-3 ounce fruits that are yellow with green and gold speckles. My mom enjoys selling it at the farmers market. The fruits are crack-resistant and pretty as can be, although the texture is a little mushy. The flavor is mildly sweet and tangy. When the fruits are fully ripe, they develop a fascinating translucent look. It comes from China, where it is called Huan U.


Tomato 'Red Furry Boar'
Tomato 'Red Furry Boar'
(78 days)

25 seeds   $2.75 
Tomato 'Orange Fleshed Purple Smudge'
tomato orange & green zebra
tomato pink furry boar
tomato red boar
Chocolate Stripes is a beautiful, mahogany-red tomato with olive-green stripes. The fruits weigh 4-6 ounces. The flavor is rich, sweet and earthy (but not muddy). It's one of the tastiest striped tomatoes we have tried - infinitely better than the old Black Zebra. Bred by Al Anderson of Troy, Ohio from a cross of Schimmeig Creg and a pink Amish tomato.


Tomato 'Chocolate Stripes'
(80 days)

25 seeds   $2.75              
Tomato 'Chocolate Stripes'
Berkeley Tie-Dye is a fascinating tomato with red and yellow stripes on a green background. The tri-color flesh is a combination of sweet, spicy and tart with a different flavor for each color. The production is just average, but it's well worth growing for the experience. Introduced by Brad Gates of Wild Boar Farms. He discovered it in a patch of Beauty King tomatoes.

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Tomato 'Berkeley Tie-Dye'
(78 days)

25 seeds   $2.75