Mighty Mato, 'Ketchup 'n' Fries' and Grafted Veggie Pre-Order

Welcome to our exciting grafted vegetable pre-order where you can pre-plan your 2019 edible bounty from the comfort of your own home with the most cutting edge edibles available. Pre-orders allow you to secure the exact plants you desire and allow us at Phoenix Perennials to make sure we have exactly what you want.

If you're planning on growing these grafted veggies in 2019 please pre-order. More than half of our customers pre-order now because they *need* their favourite varieties and the extras sell out so quickly within a matter of weeks at the nursery.

After you've noted which plants you want, click on the Order Now button at the bottom of this page to order them. We will email you when they are available for pick-up. The estimated date is May 10th, 2019.

SAVE $1 PER MIGHTY MATO, VEGGIE, & MELON & KETCHUP 'N' FRIES. Regular price for the Mighties is $17.99 but you can pre-order now at $16.99. Regular price for K. 'n' F. is $28.99 but order now for $27.99. Also, we are holding the 2018 price of our fertilizers so order in advance and save.

Giving Grafted Veggies as a Gift?
Use this attractive form to give to the lucky person. Fill it out with your details and they can use the form to pick up their plants in the spring!

Local Customers: You will be emailed in advance with the exact date when your order will be ready for pick-up. Pre-orders are held for 4 weeks after which time your plants are returned to general inventory and you will be given a credit at the nursery. No refunds are given.

Canadian Mail Order Customers: These grafted veggies will not be offered on our official mail order site in 2019. If you would like to place an order, please do so here, minimum $40 in plants. Orders are shipped as soon as they are ready in early to mid May and cannot wait. If you have ordered other plants and they are ready at the same time, we will ship together. However, if your other plants are not ready we cannot hold grafted veggies to wait for your other plants. We are unable to quote an exact shipping rate but can tell you that we charge the Canada Post rate plus a small amount to cover our costs. We do not make money on shipping. In general we would estimate that shipping a box of three Mighty Matos would cost between $30-$40, depending on your location in Canada. They are in 1g pots and require a fair sized box to fit their foliage which costs extra for the volume.

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The Revolutionary, New "TomTato" is a hand-grafted plant that brings together tomatoes and potatoes, two close relatives, that together give us one of life's great pleasures: 'Ketchup 'n' Fries'. It produces the sweetest cherry tomatoes you've ever tasted by the hundreds. In 2016 an improved grafting method lead to much better crops of potatoes than in 2015 with a few pounds per plant.

'Ketchup 'n' Fries' Tomtato (Improved) -- Hundreds of delicious, super sweet cherry tomatoes on top and a few pounds of yummy potatoes just below the soil! This year an improved grafting process should ensure more reliable and larger crops of potatoes than in 2015. Tomatoes and potatoes are closely related. They are grafted by hand and grow happily together as the revolutionary 'Ketchup 'n' Fries'. Double your production of edibles from the same space. Great for veggie gardens, small spaces, and large containers. 1g pot.


Mighty Mato Grafted Tomatoes consist of desirable heirloom and cool modern varieties hand-grafted onto super strong tomato rootstock that confers greater disease resistance, greater cold tolerance, and greater vigour resulting in up to 2-3 times more tomatoes per plant than ungrafted plants! Heirloom tomatoes that are sometimes shy in their yields produce like never before. Cool modern varieties also produce extra large yields.

Mighty Mato ‘42 Days’ -- One of the earliest ripening tomatoes in the world taking about 42 days to get great quantities of ripe, delicious, 1 oz, salad type tomatoes. Perfect for cool summer climates and part shade to part sun gardens without hot sun. 42 days. Determinate. Mighty Mato ‘Beefsteak’ -- Bright red, slightly ribbed, 4–5″ heirloom tomatoes with delicious, sweet, meaty flesh. An excellent slicer, but also wonderful for cooking, salads or canning. 85-95 days. Indeterminate.
Mighty Mato ‘Big Beef’ -- Red, globe-shaped, 1 lb. fruits with a perfect balance of sweetness and acidity. Abundant, firm, crack-resistant tomatoes produced over a long period. 70-75 days. Indeterminate. Mighty Mato ‘Brandywine’ (Sudduth’s) -- This famous heirloom produces 1–2 lb., scarlet-pink beefsteaks with high acid and sugar content. Considered one of the world’s best-tasting tomatoes. 80-90 days. Indeterminate.
Mighty Mato ‘Bumble Bee Purple’ -- Striped, crack-resistant cherry tomato in vivid violet and dark green stripes combines standout visual appeal and superb flavor! Round, 1½” fruits are gorgeous and tasty in fresh salads. 65-75 days. Indeterminate. Mighty Mato ‘Celebrity’ -- 'Celebrity' is a mid-early variety with large, deep red fruit that are firm and exceptionally flavourful. 70 days. Determinate.
NEW! Mighty Mato ‘Carbon’ -- An award-winning purple-red tomato with more intense real umami tomato flavour and smokiness than other varieties. Heat tolerant. Grow in a really hot spot. Heirloom. 90 days. Indeterminate. NEW! Mighty Mato ‘Dixie Golden Giant’ -- A golden yellow beefsteak with a sweet, fruity flavour. 1-2 lbs each. Indeterminate. Amish heirloom. 90-100 days. Grow in a really hot spot.
Mighty Mato ‘Early Girl’ -- Bright red, 4–6 oz. round slicers. Early, dependable, and flavorful fruits in almost any climate. 50-60 days. Indeterminate. NEW! Mighty Mato ‘Get Stuffed!’ -- Fruits are shaped like bell peppers and completely hollow – perfect for stuffing. Showy, 5 to 7 oz. red fruits have conspicuous golden-orange stripes and classic tomato taste. A good yielder, and highly resistant to powdery mildew. 75 days. Indeterminate.
Mighty Mato ‘Mortgage Lifter’ (Estler’s) -- Dark pink, 1–2 lb. fruits are meaty with good, old-time flavor. Heirloom known for its productivity. 85-95 days. Indeterminate. Mighty Mato ‘Orange Brandywine’ -- A pure-orange beefsteak with excellent flavour that perfectly balances high sugar and high acid. Potato leaf plants produce good yields of slightly irregular, meaty, juicy 1 pound fruits. 80-90 days. Indeterminate.
Mighty Mato ‘Pineapple’ -- Huge golden beefsteaks, marbled in cherry-red have mild fruity flavor. Heirloom with yields of 1–2 lb. fruits. 85-95 days. Indeterminate. Mighty Mato ‘San Marzano' (Redorta) -- Famous Italian heirloom roma yields bright red, tapered, 3″ fruits. Meaty and flavorful. Ideal for canning or sauce. 80-90 days. Indeterminate.
Mighty Mato ‘Saucy Lady’ -- A very firm, midseason tomato with dark crimson fruit. Great for sauces and pastes. Also known as 'Crimsonvee'. Indeterminate. 72 days. Mighty Mato ‘Sun Sugar’ -- 'Sun Sugar' is hands down the most popular tomato variety amongst Phoenix Perennials customers producing orange-yellow cherry tomatoes said to be amongst the sweetest in the world. 65-75 days. Indeterminate.
Mighty Mato ‘Sweet Aperitif’ -- Don't miss this one! This is the cherry tomato grafted onto the 'Ketchup 'n' Fries' that everyone has been raving about for the last 2 years. 'Sweet Aperitif' produces hundreds of the sweetest cherry tomatoes you have ever tasted in your life. 80 days. Indeterminate. Mighty Mato ‘Sweet Million’ -- Sweet, bright red cherry tomatoes produced in large clusters. Crack and disease resistant. 65-75 days. Indeterminate.


Mighty Melons and Mighty Veggies consist of desirable heirloom and cool modern varieties that are grafted onto super strong rootstock that, like the Mighty Matos, confers greater disease resistance, greater cold tolerance, and greater vigour resulting in extra large crops of fruit and vegetables. The grafting can make a particularly positive difference in our cool summer climates with melons, peppers and eggplants that all require hot seasons to produce good crops.

Mighty Melons 'Ambrosia' Cantaloupe -- A reliable garden and fresh market favourite. Round, hybrid melons are 4 to 5 lbs. with pale orange flesh and a small seed cavity. Very sweet, floral flavour is both juicy and tender. Disease resistant. 80-90 days. Mighty Melons 'Swan Lake' Honeydew -- Rare, beautiful, small, heirloom honeydew-type melons are 2 to 3 lbs. with smooth, creamy yellow skin. Flesh is white to pale salmon-pink with sweet, crisp flavor. 80-90 days.
*Not available in 2019. We will try again for 2020.* Mighty Melons 'Moon and Stars' Watermelon -- A legendary heirloom watermelon with dark green skin covered in bright yellow speckles and spots as if splattered with yellow paint. Very sweet, bright red flesh. Fruit 25-40 lbs. Leaves also speckled with yellow. 95-100 days - plant somewhere nice and hot.
Mighty Melons 'Sugar Baby' Watermelon -- Small, 8 to 10 inch; round “icebox” heirloom watermelons are 6 to 10 lbs. with a nearly black rind when ripe. A standard picnic staple since it was introduced in 1959. Crisp, juicy, deep red-orange flesh, small black seeds, and incredibly sweet, rich flavour. Mildew resistant. 80-90 days. Mighty Veggies 'Coolcumber' (Khassib) Cucumber -- High yielding plant produces crisp, sweet, medium-green, spineless mini cucumbers that are 3 to 4 inch long. Plants are vigorous and suitable for hot weather with good resistance to powdery mildew. 70-80 days.
Mighty Veggies 'Gigabite' Cucumber -- Japanese burpless hybrid cucumber plants are vigorous and easy to grow, producing an abundance of crisp, 8 inch long cucumbers. Slender fruits, up to 1 inch; in diameter with fine white spines and glossy, deep green skin. Heat tolerant and resistant to downy mildew, powdery mildew, anthracnose, and cucumber mosaic virus (CMV). 40-50 days. Mighty Veggies 'Epic' (Dusky) Eggplant -- Purple-black oval fruits can be picked at 3–5 inch or harvested when mature at 8–10 inch long. Perfect for roasting or grilling. Can be grown in containers. 70-80 days.
Mighty Veggies 'Anaheim' Pepper -- Tapered, 6 to 8 inch long peppers turn from green to red, with delicious, mildly hot flavour. A popular variety that’s excellent for roasting or frying. 65-75 days. Mighty Veggies 'Golden Bell' Pepper -- Picture perfect 3 inch bell peppers ripen from green to light yellow to deep golden yellow. Sweet, blocky, thick-walled fruits are excellent for salads or stuffing. 65-75 days.
Mighty Veggies 'Jalapeno' Pepper -- Dark green, 3 inch conical peppers with hot, zesty flavour are thick-walled and easy to seed, one of the best for salsa, nachos, or chiles. Perfect fresh or pickled. 70-80 days. Mighty Veggies 'Orange Bell' Pepper -- As sweet as it is colourful, easy-to-grow 'Orange Bell' is also a great source of antioxidants. Excellent for fresh eating, canning or freezing. Peppers can be picked green at 50 days or allowed to ripen to a sweet, deep-orange in 78 days.
Mighty Veggies 'Red Bell' (King Arthur) Pepper -- This pepper is hard to beat for its earliness and large size. Big, blocky 4.5 inch bells have thick, meaty walls with sweet flavour and crunchiness, whether harvested green or red. Sets well even in heat. Harvest in 60 days green; 75 days red.


PRE-ORDER YOUR FERTILIZERS - The results of our tomato survey published in our January 2016 e-newsletter suggested that many gardeners are not fertilizing enough to ensure their success with their edibles. Now you can pre-order your fertilizers to make sure you have them on hand to get all the edible production you desire. Choose the right one for you. We have four options.

TOMATO FOOD - Liquid 9-11-11 - This high quality liquid fertilizer is best for tomatoes growing in containers and should be applied weekly. It is specially formulated to provide your plants with everything they need to produce big crops. Additional kelp extract provides minerals and phytochemicals that improve the flavour of your tomatoes. 1 kg. VEGGIE & FLOWER FOOD - Granular 10-15-19 + Micros & Kelp - This high quality granular fertilizer is good for all-purpose veggie growing in the ground. Apply every few weeks according to instructions. It is specially formulated to provide your plants with everything they need to produce big crops plus micronutrients for better plant health and flavour. Additional kelp extract provides minerals and phytochemicals that also improve the flavour of your produce. 1.8 kg.
TOMATO FOOD - Granular 5-10-5 + Ca & Kelp - This high quality granular fertilizer is best for tomatoes growing in the ground. Apply every few weeks according to instructions. It is specially formulated to provide your plants with everything they need to produce big crops plus extra calcium for stronger skins that won't split and greater resistance to blossom end rot. Additional kelp extract provides minerals and phytochemicals that improve the flavour of your tomatoes. 1.8 kg. SLOW RELEASE FERTILIZER 14-14-16 + Micros - This high quality slow release fertilizer provides balanced nutrition for a wide variety of plants in the ground or containers including edibles. Apply when you plant and it releases slowly over 4 months so you only have to fertilize once! It also contains a full range of micronutrients for added plant health and better tomato flavour. For larger and more flavourful crops you can make extra applications with Liquid 9-11-11 one-two times per month along with slow release. 1.8 kg.

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