Related Species

Closely related and wild members of the same species or genus as the common tomato. These include eggplant, tomatillo, litchi, and others.




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L. glandalosum (S. corneliomulleri)

L. glandalosum (S. corneliomulleri)

Also known as L. peruvianum. this is a closely related species to the modern tomato and a rampant and lush vine bearing green-striped sprays of fruit...
$3.50

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Orange Berry (Solanum nigrum)

Orange Berry (Solanum nigrum)

This is a small plant, about 2 foot tall from the Old World which sets clusters of bright orange fruit later in the season. The berries are smaller...
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Purple Coban Tomatillo (Physalis ixocarpa)

Purple Coban Tomatillo (Physalis ixocarpa)

Purple Coban (Physalis ixocarpa is) is a heirloom variety from Guatemala that produces flavorful 1" fruits. They turn deep violet as the husk...
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Columbianum

Columbianum

A Columbian land race currant/cherry tomato with an intense and unusual flavor. The four foot plant really produces in the cool weather of spring and...
$4.00

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Dwarf hisutum cross (experimental)

Dwarf hisutum cross (experimental)

This is the parent of a number of different lines I am working on. It is a fine tomato is it's own right. The potato-leaved plants are very early...
$4.00

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Galapagos Gold

Galapagos Gold

This is a bright yellow grape tomato native to the Galapagos Islands. The sprawling plant is very productive and appears resistant to blight. The...
$4.00

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Galapagos Red

Galapagos Red

Another native of the Galapagos Islands, this orange-red grape tomato is borne on a low, sprawling bush and sets its fruit in clusters. The fruit has...
$4.00

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Litchi Tomato (Solanum sisymbriifolium)

Litchi Tomato (Solanum sisymbriifolium)

A rare plant which comes from France, this relative of the tomato has some serious defenses, but the gorgeous white flowers and interesting edible...
$4.00

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Striped Eggplant - Toga (Solanum aethiopicum)

Striped Eggplant - Toga (Solanum aethiopicum)

Very ornamental and very much edible, this rare 5 foot tall eggplant is easy to grow and productive. The ripe fruit is a glowing orange with green...
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Yellow Husk Tomatillo (Physalis philadelphica)

Yellow Husk Tomatillo (Physalis philadelphica)

This is the biggest and most productive tomatillo I have ever grown. The fruits are over 2" in diameter and have an excellent sweet-tart flavor....
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