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These are long season varieties that produce large sweet fruit. We always grow a few for their deliciousness, but don't rely on them as they yield poorly in cool summers. 
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Paul Robeson
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An early variety of medium sized, slightly flattened black tomatoes with terrific flavour. Like many of these black tomatoes, they perform well in a poor summer, developing flavour better than the red beefsteaks, in the absence of good sunshine. This may be because the originated in Russia, where summers are short. They tend to produce a lot of fruit quite early and then if they are fed and watered a later flush as well. The first ripe fruit was on 1st July 2017. Not quite a bush but don't get very tall.  Average 25 seeds/packet
White Wonder
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Ani indeterminate variety with lots of large creamy white tomatoes, with a mild sweet flavour. It is great in a multicolored tomato marinade or for making sauces. It ripens mid season.
Ox Heart
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Beautiful big, pink, oval, pointed fruit with a fine sweet old-fashioned flavour. This tomato is also early. Sow from January to March. As this is an indeterminate type it needs to be supported and have its side shoots removed. Harvest July on. This variety came to Brown Envelope Seeds from Mirjam Bloem, thank you Mirjam it was a real favorite this year. I especially liked the melt in the mouth texture.

Blue Betty
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Blue Betty A blue beef-steak tomato with red flesh. Fruit requires light to turn blue, so lower leaves must be removed or the fruit should be left on a window sill for a few days before eating. Average 25 seeds/packet

Brandywine
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A large fruited (most fruit in the one pound range), potato leaf, pink heirloom tomato that has taken on legendary status due to its superb flavour.  Average 25 seeds/packet
Amish Paste
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The ultimate paste tomato. Giant, blocky tomatoes which have delicious red flesh that is perfect for preserving. It comes from an Amish community in Wisconsin. This is a great all round tomato as it produces fruit over a long season, has great flavour and is also good as a salad tomato. Average 25 seeds per packet

Chocolate Stripe
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A big dark purple/black striped tomato with great flavour.  Average 25 seeds/packet
Hillbilly
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Hillbilly Very large, brilliant yellow colour with red marbling, beautiful when sliced. An heirloom believed to be from West Virginia. It has a rich, sweet flavour.  Average 25 seeds/packet
Mary Stout's Three-Sided
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Brought from Italy to Ireland by Mary’s son,she is not quite sure of the name of it, so I have named it after her. It is a big Italian beefsteak, suitable for salads and for stuffing, as it is hollow and has a big seed cavity. It has great flavour

Zapotec Pleated
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Large and extremely ridged tomatoes. Although somewhat late to mature, this variety produces a good crop of distinctly shaped tomatoes. Average 25 seeds per packet.
   
 
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