Old German Tomato
Each 2.5-Inch Pot contains 1 plant
Old German tomatoes offer outstanding size, flavor and color
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
We grow our Old German Tomato Plants organically and guarantee them to arrive alive and thriving!
Garden Spacing: 36-Inches
Days to Harvest: 75
When to harvest: When the skin yields slighty to finger pressure
Production Time: Indeterminate, Fruit ripens throughout the season
Foliage Color: Green
Plant Used for: Food Production
Plant Type: Heirloom
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: Netting, Stake, Cage
Rate this product:
William S. on 5/12/2023 1:43:14 PM
Comment: 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.
Mark K. on 7/6/2022 12:48:23 AM
Comment: great plants -great service - fast shipping great people to deal with -
Joan M. on 5/6/2022 8:41:02 AM
Comment: 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.
john j on 7/15/2021 8:31:38 AM
Comment: seems fine no harvest yet
Frank D on 5/20/2019 5:05:59 PM
Comment: This tomato sounded so good had to try it. Plants look great and arrived on time.
"Plants and shipping box"
Raymond B on 5/18/2019 12:45:17 PM
Comment: Plants are dreat but shipping box is flimsy
"Old German Heirloom Tomato"
Barbara M on 4/2/2015 10:19:57 AM
Comment: This is our family's favorite tomato, small, few seeds and very tasty... just to our liking.
"Old German Heirloom Tomato Plant"
laquita t on 3/29/2014 11:20:06 PM
Comment: They are in good condition and can't wait to eat tomatoes.
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