70 days, dwarf
— The rugose
, regular leaf plants of 'Banana Toes' are very compact, reaching only eighteen to twenty-four inches tall, but they are very productive. Borne in clusters of four to six fruit, the elongated, Roma-type tomatoes are a beautiful bright-yellow color ripening to a deeper shade. They have the classic consistency of a paste tomato, making them perfect for sauce, paste, and preserving. Their flavor is mild and pleasant, and the fruit keep for a long time after picking without losing quality.
" family originated from a cross made by Craig LeHoullier
between "Dwarf Tomato Project
" release 'Dwarf Golden Heart
' and the indeterminate variety 'Speckled Roman
'. 'Banana Toes' was selected and named by Gina McDermott in 2017. Along with key contributor Gina McDermott, Craig LeHoullier
, Bill Minkey, and John Dunton are the other contributors to creating this new variety. Each packet contains at least 20 seeds.