There are at least 10,000 varieties of tomatoes, from small cherry ones to Ponderosa, which can weigh over three pounds..
Choosing the right tomato
With more than 6,000 varieties available to plant in your garden, selecting the right tomato can be a little overwhelming. Burpee Home Gardens has removed most of the guesswork by selecting the best tried-and-true varieties, but some tomatoes are better for specific uses than others. There are varieties for paste, salsa, salads, sauces, soups and best of all, for eating fresh on sandwiches and burgers.
Here’s a foolproof chart showing the best uses for your Burpee Home Gardens tomatoes.