Shop Garden-Ready Plants with Summer Pricing

Old German Tomato Plant

  • - Spacing: 32 inches
  • - Days to Harvest: 75
  • - Production: Indeterminate
  • - Juicy, sweet fruit that is simply delicious
  • - Each 3-Inch Pot contains 1 Old German Tomato Plant
Plant Features

Old German Tomato Plants produce large, 1-2-pound, bi-colored fruits that features golden yellow and reddish stripes coloration and a delicious, old-time flavor. Makes a gorgeous slicer! This heirloom is dated to the mid-1800’s and was a favorite of many Mennonite families from the Shenandoah Valley area of Virginia.

Tomato Companion Plants: Carrot, Chive, Garlic Bulbs, Onion, Marigold, Parsley

Tomato Growing Tips

  • Watch for green caterpillars that will eat the leaves and fruits, hand pick and destroy as you find them
  • To prevent blight and other foliar diseases, it is important to avoid watering the leaves and to use Serenade Garden Disease Control or a copper fungicide as needed

Our Old German Tomato Plants are grown with a commitment to natural methods, ensuring they're healthy and robust. Guaranteed to arrive alive and thriving!

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 6+ hours
Watering Needs Consistently moist, but not waterlogged
Soil Properties Well-drained
Tolerates Sandy soil
Fertilizer When transplanted and then every 3-4 weeks
Growing Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Growing Support Cage, Netting, Stake
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
When to harvest When the skin yields slighty to finger pressure
Production Time Fruit ripens throughout the season
Habit Sprawling
Foliage Color Green
Plant Used for Food Production
Plant Type Heirloom

Product Reviews


Review this product

Share your thoughts on this product with other customers.

Top Reviews

Looking Good.

Received all 9 plants in excellent condition for the exception of one. It showed serious signs of stress, but is doing fine now. Sending a couple pictures.

From Craig | May 12, 2023


great plants -great service - fast shipping great people to deal with -

From Mark | July 05, 2022

Beautiful Plants

Plants looked great and were securely packaged. Planted them the next day and they never wilted and have doubled in size in a week. I will order for GrowJoy again.

From Joan | May 06, 2022

old German

seems fine no harvest yet

From john | July 15, 2021

Nice plants

This tomato sounded so good had to try it. Plants look great and arrived on time.

From Frank | May 20, 2019

Plants and shipping box

Plants are dreat but shipping box is flimsy

From Raymond | May 18, 2019

Old German Heirloom Tomato

This is our family's favorite tomato, small, few seeds and very tasty... just to our liking.

From Barbara | April 02, 2015

Old German Heirloom Tomato Plant

They are in good condition and can't wait to eat tomatoes.

From laquita | March 29, 2014