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

Royal Hillbilly

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 Royal Hillbilly

Introduced by the late Darrel Merrel in 1997. A selection of Hillbilly given to Darrel Merrel by Ruth Marcum of Collinsville, Oklahoma, which she received from her brother Ralph Miller of Ohio. Ruth’s seeds grew out three different tomatoes. Darrel selected 1 lb. tomatoes of deep pink color, with a purplish or violet tinge, and named it “Royal Hillbilly”. Indeterminate, potato leaf plant produces large, pink fruits containing a very complex blend of sweet and tartness, snappy yet smooth. A favorite among seed collectors.

Culinary Use
Paste / Sauce / Canner / Slicer
Flavor Profile
Sweet / Tart
Flesh Color
Pink
Fruit Color
Pink
Fruit Shape
Oblate
Fruit Size
Large
Leaf Type
Potato
Maturity
Mid-season
Plant Type
Indeterminate
Species
Solanum lycopersicum
Variety
Heirloom / Open Pollinated

Reader Comments

Post a comment
  • Avatar
    David Oktavec

    Always in my top 5, just as good as it is beautiful and nice producer. Grow them! ☺️

    1

Leave a Reply to David Oktavec Cancel reply

Your email address will not be published.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!