Cherry Tomatoes
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names of different tomato types

Zone 5/6 | billpioch added on April 16, 2015 | Answered

I am looking for all the different "types" of tomatoes (i.e. cherry, beefsteak, pear, etc.), not different "varieties." Also, if possible, a picture comparison chart showing the smallest to the largest in scale. Your help is greatly appreciated Bill

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shelley
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Answered on April 16, 2015

Tomatoes are typically classified by seed type (heirloom or hybrid), vine type (determinate or indeterminate) or by shape.

Here is a link to a very extensive database of tomato varieties. I would recommend clicking the tab to view tomatoes by shape - there you will see all the different varieties under shape (beefsteak, bell, blocky, cherry, currant, pear, etc.)
https://njaes.rutgers.edu/tomato-varieties/?Variety

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