Aunt Ruby German Green Tomato Heirloom A mid season beefsteak variety with a deep green color that ripens to a soft kiwi green and when sliced you will see a slight pink blush inside. Perfect addition to salads and sauces. Flavorfully fruity sweet with a slight spicy taste. Winner of the 2003 Heirloom Garden Show taste test. Fruit size: 16 oz + Matures: 79 days Plant spacing: 36 inches apart Plant size: 5 feet tall Plant type: Indeterminate
Fun Facts It is believed that the tomato originates in the western portions of South America Varieties of wild tomatoes are still found in Peru Aztecs of Central America called it "xitomatl" In 1692 a cookbook was published in Naples and mentions the Tomato USES They can be used fresh, frozen, canned and in salads
Sowing instructions · Start indoors in a good draining potting mix indoors 6 weeks before planting outside or continue to grow indoors · Germination results in12 -15 days at a soil temperature of 70-90 degrees F - Soil temperature should be at least 60-70 degrees F when planting outdoors · Grow in a standard potting mix · Place in bright filtered light · Likes a deep, rich well fertilized soil
· Keep moist and feed once a month Transplant when large enough to handle into pots · Keep humid if in dry conditions by occasional misting · Do not allow to remain in standing water · Mist flowers to encourage fruiting Plant Care Harden off and set out after all danger of frost is past in a nice sunny spot. For the biggest yields place plants in raised composted beds. Water regularly.
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