Skip to main content
Tomato Search

So Many Tomatoes

With more than 3,600 varieties, the world’s most comprehensive indexed database includes names, images, and a taxonomy. From determinate and multiflora to mini, dwarf micro, and basket varieties—powerful search features enable you to identify specific tomatoes using a wide range of criteria.

Tomato Database

Purple Bumble Bee

Check Out Membership Options

We’re glad you’re enjoying the dashboard! To unlock full access, choose annual or seasonal membership.

Become a Member

Already have an account? Sign in

About Purple Bumble Bee

‘Purple Bumble Bee’ is a striped purple cherry tomato variety bred by Fred Hempel of Green Bee Farm in Sunol, California, and first offered commercially by his ‘Artisan Seeds’ in 2012. Indeterminate, but compact plants with regular leaf foliage that produce a good yield of large, round, and slightly oval-shaped cherry tomatoes. Beautifully, purple colored with dark green to silver grey stripes. Dark purple flesh with green gel. The taste is very good balanced, rich tomato flavor. Midseason, about 75 days from transplant.

Culinary Use
Flavor Profile
Flesh Color
Fruit Color
Fruit Shape
Fruit Size
Cherry / Small
Leaf Type
Plant Type
Solanum lycopersicum

Reader Comments

Post a comment
No comments yet

Your Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Try it

Sign up for a free membership and set up your dashboard. Get a taste of our rich content and view up to 12 tomatoes, recipes, bugs, articles, and videos on us!