Tomato 'Riesentraube' Seeds

This old German heirloom has been cultivated by the Amish since 1855.

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$2.95

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This old German heirloom has been cultivated by the Amish since 1855. The sweet red 1-oz. fruit grow in large clusters, and the name means "Giant Bunch of Grapes" in German. Many enjoy the rich, full tomato flavor that is missing in today's cherry types. Large plants produce massive yields.

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 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 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 70-80
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 Drying, Fresh, salad
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Small (grape/cherry varieties)
Seeds Per Pack 25