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What are the sweetest tasting tomatoes?

What are the sweetest tasting tomatoes?

Looking for the sweetest tomatoes to grow?

Look no further! In this blog post, we will highlight 8 of the sweetest tasting tomatoes that you can find in the SimplySeed range. These tomatoes are perfect for snacking on or adding to your favorite recipes.

Tomatoes are rated for sweetness by use of the Brix rating, which is a measure of the sugar content in fruits and vegetables. The higher the tomato Brix rating, the sweeter the tomato will taste. All of the sweetest tomatoes in our range have a Brix rating of 8 or higher. We have already written a blog post on the Brix Rating which you can find here: https://www.simplyseed.co.uk/blog/what-is-the-tomato-brix-rating.html , so we will not go into further details here.

Most of the varieties of sweet tasting tomatoes tend to be smaller fruited, so either the cherry tomatoes or the baby plum varieties. However, there are some sweet tasting varieties of larger tomatoes too.

The sweeter tomatoes are more likely to be the ones chosen by kids, as they prefer the taste to the traditional tangy tomato flavour. In fact the sweetness of tomatoes grown at home and picked fresh is unbeatable.. shop bought tomatoes taste wise come no where close to that of homegrown.

Here are 8 of the sweetest tomatoes that you can find at SimplySeed:

1. Sungold Cherry Tomatoes: These bright orange cherry tomatoes are absolutely sweet and delicious! They have a Brix rating of 8.5 and are perfect for snacking on or adding to salads. It is small in size, and has a sweet flavor. It is also a popular variety for home gardeners, as it is easy to grow and produces a high yield. Tomato sungold plants are Indeterminate in growth habit, meaning they will continue to produce fruit throughout the growing season. They are also tolerant of heat and cooler growing seasons, making them a reliable variety in the UK climate. In our opinion, Tomato sungold is a great variety to consider.

2. Sweet Aperitif Tomatoes: Another sweet and delicious cherry tomato, these ones have a Brix rating of 8.3. They are a beautiful deep red color and make a great addition to any dish.

Tomato Sungold
£1.99

Tomato Sungold is considered by many to be the best of the best.....

Growth Habit - Cordon.

Average Packet Contents : 10 seeds

Tomato Sweet Aperitif
Tomato Sweet Aperitif
£1.49

Sweet Apertif can either be grown in the greenhouse or.....

Growth Habit - Corden.

Av. Packet Contents : 10 seeds

3. Rapunzel cherry tomatoes : These sweet cherry tomatoes have a Brix rating of 8.2. They are a lovely yellow color and make a great addition to any dish.

4. Honeycomb is a small yellow cherry tomato, with a very sweet honey-like flavor and a Brix rating of 8.1

Tomato Honeycomb
Tomato Honeycomb
£1.99

Honeycomb is an sweet tasting orange coloured cherry......

Growth Habit - Corden.

Average Packet Contents : 10 seeds

Tomato Rapunzel
Tomato Rapunzel
£1.99

Long, cascading trusses, each with up to 40 tasty sweet.....

Growth Habit - Corden.

Average Packet Contents : 10 seeds

5. Sungrape is a newer baby plum variety, that is sweet with a Brix rating of 8.0.

6. Sweet Million is a classic sweet cherry tomato with a Brix rating of 8.0

Tomato Sungrape
Tomato Sungrape
£2.39

Sungrape produces tiny baby plum tomatoes.....

Growth Habit - Cordon.

Average Packet Contents : 10 seeds

Tomato Sweet Million
Tomato Sweet Million
£2.49

premium variety, superb flavour.....

Growth Habit - Corden.

Average Packet Contents : 10 seeds

7. Orangeto is a large bush tomato producing sweet cherry tomatoes with a Brix rating of 10% - 13%

8. Solito is a British bred variety producing tasty sweet cherry tomatoes with a Brix rating of 10% - 11%.

Tomato Orangeto
£1.99

A sweet cherry, blight resistant bush variety for pots and tubs.....

Growth Habit - Large Bush

Average Packet Contents : 10 seeds

Tomato Solito
Tomato Solito
£1.99

Rather unique new blight resistant bush variety for pots and tubs.....

Growth Habit - Large Bush

Average Packet Contents : 10 seeds

So those are our recommendations for the best varieties to grow for a sweeter tasting tomato. All of these varieties are available on our website, so be sure to check them out!

Further tomato blog posts can be found here:

Which are the best tomatoes to grow outdoors?

Learn about the best blight resistant tomatoes

What is the best pot size for tomatoes.

 

Which Tomato Variety do you find tastes the sweetest? Leave a comment below and let everyone know....

 

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