The tomato was cultivated first as an ornamental or curiosity plant and thought by many to be poisonous, like its relative, the deadly nightshade.
Tomatoes were introduced to North America from Europe.Thomas Jefferson is known to have raised them at Monticello in 1781. They have become one of the top selling vegetables in the country and there are literally hundreds of different tomato varieties. Extremely low in calories, they are rich in vitamins A and C, beta-carotene and potassium, as well as a great source of fundamental antioxidants, such as lycopene, tomatoes are said to be one of the most healthy and beneficial foods.
- Carolina Gold VFF (Hybrid Novelty Tomato)
Starting at CAD $8.00Item #: 400F
- Brandywine (Novelty/Heritage Tomato)
Starting at CAD $5.00Item #: 373D
- Patio Hybrid (Hybrid NoveltyTomato)
Starting at CAD $5.75Item #: 334
- Summerpink VF (Hybrid Novelty Tomato)
Starting at CAD $4.75Item #: 337B
- Striped German (Novelty/Heritage Tomato)
Starting at CAD $2.95Item #: 373G