Every seed came up, they're about 3' tall with a sturdy stem. Waiting until mid March to put out in the southern (Ga) garden. Will be licking my lips watching them flower and fruit. I like these as an addition to a traditional red tomato salad.
I had 40 mph winds my greenhouse fell over and was so surprised the seeds survived two days in the cold under soil and are still growing. The roots were in tact so i transplanted them, they are doing just fine. 10 stars
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Old German Tomato Seeds
Old German Tomato Seeds (75 days)
Sustainably Grown Approx. 25 heirloom seeds
Indeterminate vines with potato leaves. Old German is a Mennonite family heirloom from the Shenandoah Valley of Virgina. First introduced to the seed trade in 1985 by Seed Savers Exchange.
Old German produces large, and I do mean large fruits, weighing up to 2lbs. We even had some close to 3lbs! Its color is red-yellow or any stunning combination thereof. Think of a sunset in the Bahamas! Cut them open and the flesh is red-orange. Just amazing.
It goes without saying that Old German must be staked! A few of these suckers hanging on the vine without support and the whole plant will be on the ground. Even regular steel cages were no match, as they seemed to crumple under the weight.
California Grown Heirloom Seed Kind of started producing early here for a beefsteak, but hit its zenith when the hot summer days came like all the rest. Not as productive as Striped German, but still a good haul.