Aunt Ginny's Purple Tomato Plants : Aunt Ginny's is a productive heirloom beefsteak tomato of German origin that was brought into circulation by Rick Burkhart of Indiana whose family has raised it for 25 years. This heirloom tomato produces big, indeterminate, vigorous, potato-leaf tomato plants that yield abundant crops of 1-pound, deep-pink, juicy tomatoes with little cracking. Considered among the best heirloom tomatoes. Excellent tomato in salads and on sandwiches. Aunt Ginny's Purple is an American favorite tomato.