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Heirloom Tomatoes - Sources

Georgia regulations make it tough for growers outside the state to ship live tomato plants into our state.

You can grow tomatoes from seed, but many don't want to go through the hassle of planning and caretaking.

Fortunately, there are several sources of heirloom tomatoes in the metro Atlanta area.

Following is a list of those who have contacted me in 2009:

Pike Nursery will be selling:

Beefmaster
Better Boy
Big Boy
Celebrity
Champion
Cherokee Purple
Early Girl
Goliath
Heartland
Heirloom Black Prince
Heirloom Brandywine
Heirloom Old German
Juliet
Juliette
La Roma
La Roma II Red
Lemon Boy
Marglobe
Napa Grape
Parks Whopper
Patio
Pink Girl
Principe Borghese
Red Strawberry
Rutgers
Rutgers Select
Sugar Snack
Super Tasty Hybrid
Sweet 100
Sweet Seedless

Daryl Pulis reports: "I'll have Opalka, Polish Linguisa, Cherokee Purple, Giant Belgium, Black from Tula, Marglobe, Rutgers, Early Wonder, First Prize, Pompeii, Bella Rosa, Sprite, Bush Champion, Cosmonaut Volkov and Juliet."

Hall's Nursery in Stone Mountain has:

Heirloom Tomatoes:

ACE
ARKANSAS TRAVELER
AUNT RUBY'S GERMAN GREEN
BIG RAINBOW
BLACK CHERRY
BLACK KRIM
BOXCAR WILLIE
BRANDYWINE
CHEROKEE PURPLE
COSTOLUTO GENOVESE
GERMAN JOHNSON
MORTGAGE LIFTER
MR. STRIPEY
PINEAPPLE
SILVER FIR TREE (BUSH)
TINY TIM
YELLOW PEAR

and hybrids -

BETTER BOY
BETTER BUSH
JULIET
KELLOGG'S BEEFSTEAK
MARGLOBE
PARK'S WHOPPER
ROMA
RUTGERS
SWEET MILLIONS
BEEFMASTER
LEMON BOY


Boss Brothers Country Store in Loganville as well as Whipporwill Hollow Farm in Walnut Grove will carry local grown Heirloom tomato plants.

Family Tree Nursery in Snellville will be getting heirloom tomatoes from Sunbelt Plants.

"On Yellow Creek Road just north of Lawson's Tree Nursery there are two green houses with a barn that says "Heirloom Tomatoes"."

RedBud Lane Nursery in Holly Springs will be carrying heirloom tomatoes.

"Leilani's Gardens in Dawsonville typically has heirloom tomato plants. I bought several there last year."

Lindsey B. says" I will be growing and selling, probably at Rancho Alegre in Dacula. I got my tomato varieties from LocalHarvest.org. I will have black cherry, black krim, green zebra, jubilee, oxhart and plum lemon tomatoes."

In addition, the Georgia Farmers and Consumers Market Bulletin contains ads for many different plants for sale








 



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