Tomato 'German Johnson' Seeds

This West Virginia heirloom was one of the parent lines for another cherished heirloom: the legendary Mortgage Lifter.

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This West Virginia heirloom was one of the parent lines for another cherished heirloom: the legendary Mortgage Lifter. The large, lobed fruits weigh 7-16 oz. and are deep pink. The plants are very productive; the superb quality fruits are great for farmers' markets or home gardens. German Johnson has an excellent flavor and is a favorite variety for slicing or canning. Thrives in hot, humid areas.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Lycopersicon lycopersicum
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 5 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/4 in.
When to Sow Indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
Plant Spacing 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Growth Habit Indeterminate
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Days to Harvest 80-90
Propagation Methods From herbaceous stem cuttings, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds, Ferment seeds before storing
Usage Canning, Fresh, slicing
Fruit Color Pink, Red
Fruit Size Large (over one pound)
Seeds Per Pack 25