Both plants had good strong foilage and no sign of ber. Very few seeds, which can make sauces and pastes bitter. On Dec 30, 2003, Big_Red from Bethelridge, KY (Zone 6a) wrote: This one grew great in NH. Though best known as a potato disease, it also affects tomatoes, peppers and eggplant. Grows well in zone 7. Heavy fruit - sometimes double. If growing conditions are always favorable to this disease then its best to use resistant varieties. Amish Paste tomatoes are an acorn-shaped, deep-red, paste-type fruit. Amish heirloom discovered in Wisconsin. Not setting fruit though. Yields were VERY low here, but every fruit was huge and tasty. tomato) and anthracnose (Colletotrichum coccodes). We had many Amish Paste tomatoes, no disease, no blight. Heavy fruit - sometimes double. Far too good to be making tomato sauce or paste with this variety. Their large size made them quite easy to process for sauce. If you must use sprinklers, water in the morning or early evening, so the leaves can dry out before nightfall. Compare type, fruit size, disease resistance, growth habit, and days to maturity of our paste, plum, and Roma tomato varieties. Grow tomatoes in containers or in the garden. 24 members have or want this plant for trade. I am thrilled and will grow this one forever. On Dec 1, 2004, suzy_qu3 from East Chatham, NY wrote: I have great results with this one. On Sep 26, 2018, KevinMiller from Winnipeg, MB (Zone 3a) wrote: 2018 was my first year growing Amish Paste. I enjoy this variety so much that last year and this year I planted TWO Amish Paste - and I never grow two of the same plant. I cannot comment on the flavor (dont like tomato's) but my husband thought they had nice flavor. ... Disease Resistance Taste Profile. It's the last plant to produce in the garden. Packet: 40 seeds. 9 hours of sun, good air flow, drainage, regular water makes great tomatos. On Aug 26, 2003, maxcastree from Melbourne,Australia wrote: I have grown Amish Paste tomatoes hydroponically for 12 years now, and they are the most delightful tasting tomato I have ever grown. On Oct 1, 2005, pooklette from Janesville, WI (Zone 5a) wrote: I tried this variety for the first time this year and was extremely impressed. Tomato hornworms can quickly defoliate a tomato plant, learn how to get them before they get your tomatoes. I think it may just be conditions that give such a wide variety of opinions...it seems to do better in cooler temps....and that's most definitely not West KY in the summer! ing about. Neutral: On Oct 18, 2004, JefeQuicktech from Moorhead, MN (Zone 4a) wrote: I've given this tomato 4 years to impress me. Nearly 2 feet of the middle of the plant has no fruit at all. On the other hand, if you like a really mild flavor (for me that means tasteless), good producer, tall vine, and very meaty, dry-fleshed fruit, then this may be one for you to check out. Paste tomatoes have a denser, drier flesh and fewer seeds, making them meaty, thick, and ready to turn into a rich sauce. Tomato disease resistance codes V Verticillium Wilt F Fusarium Wilt FF Fusarium, races 1 and 2 FFF Fusarium, races 1, 2, and 3 N Nematodes A Alternaria T Tobacco Mosaic Virus St Stemphylium (Gray Leaf Spot) TSWV Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus. The yield seems to be low compared to my other tomato plants of equal height. I believe that it's flavor is superior to most tomatoes that I have grown out of about 100 self tested heirloom varieties. On Jun 18, 2007, Spriggin from Selma, OR wrote: I have grown this tomato from seed for many years and feel that it is the best canning and fresh eating variety ever. Hi Ruth, After this wet summer, I’m wondering if any varieties of tomatoes showed any resistance to the blight (early or late). For my taste buds it is average at best. The plants stayed happy and healthy despite the weather extremes. Image: Florida Division of Plant Industry Archive, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Bugwood.org. In Western Washington whole beds of Tomatoes and Potatoes died almost overnight. Wow. It’s similar to a ‘Roma,’ with more … Avg. 13,000 seeds/oz. The fruits can grow to huge size, having very few seeds and almost no gel or water. It is called Late Blight because it prefers warmer weather than Early Blight and usually occurs later in the year (it doesn’t usually bother early crops). On Feb 6, 2003, owlwrite from Albany, MN (Zone 3b) wrote: Maybe it just likes a cooler climate? A must for sauces and salsa! On Jun 16, 2005, duraki from Bryan, TX wrote: Was surprised how good this plant did in the Texas heat.