Tomato Pole Aunt Ruby's German Green Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Tomato Pole Aunt Ruby's German Green Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Lycopersicon lycopersicum

Item #3003

80 days from transplanting. Indeterminate.
Ruby Arnold of Greeneville, Tennessee grew these tomatoes from heirloom seeds that her grandfather brought from Germany. Fortunately, her niece passed on the seeds! The perfect blend of sweetness and spice, Aunt Ruby’s German Green will win over green tomato doubters! Plants produce large,
(12 - 16 oz.) beefsteak type fruits all season, summer to fall. When a green tomato ripens, it will soften and develop a slight amber blush. Provide support for vigorous vines that reach 6 feet or more.

This packet yields approximately 24 plants when started indoors.

Days to Emerge:
5-10 days

Seed Depth:
1/8”

Seed Spacing:
A group of
3 seeds
every 24”

Row Spacing:
3’

Thinning:
When 2” tall
thin to 1
every 24”


When to sow outside: Recommended for mild winter climates only: 1 to 2 weeks before average last frost and when soil temperatures are at least 60°F.

When to start inside: RECOMMENDED. 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost.

Harvesting: Harvest tomatoes when fully colored and firm. About 1 month before the average first fall frost, clip all blossoms and any undersized fruit off the plant. This will steer all the plant’s remaining energy into ripening what’s left. If you have a lot of green tomatoes near the end of the season, and a frost is approaching, pick them and store them indoors in a single layer away from direct sunlight to ripe

Artist: Donna Clement

*ONLINE/CATALOG EXCLUSIVE



Send your photo to us

Learn & Grow

View all Articles

The Secret is in the Soil

What is Soil?

Soil is a diverse mix of substances, teeming with life and composed of minerals, decayed plant and animal matter, water, and air. It…

More…

Tomatoes: Late-Season Harvest and Storage Techniques

After weeks of growing tomatoes in your garden, whether you live in a warm or cool climate, you’ll have to think about harvesting and storing dozens of…

More…

Seed Starting Basics

SEED GARDENING IS THE MOST REWARDING TYPE OF GARDENING!

To take a small, dormant capsule of life and unlock its culinary and/or…

More…