Aunt Ruby's German Green Heirloom Tomato Seed

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Aunt Ruby's German Green Heirloom Tomato Seed

Big, green, heirloom tomato has legendary flavor - sweet and spicy. One of our favorites for fresh eating.

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 30 seeds$2.75

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from: Lazy Ox Farm

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(Solanum lycopersicum)

85 days. Open polinated Heirloom. Indeterminate. The flavor of Aunt Ruby's is legendary - sweet and tart like other green tomatoes, but also has a rich spiciness that others are lacking. On everyone's top ten list for flavor. The fruits are large and green, with a yellowish mottling and a pink blush on the bottom when fully ripe - just beautiful! Can get over 1 lb.

Germinated at 92%.


Lifecycle:1    (0: N/A, 1: annual, 2: perennial, 3: biennial)
Container Planting:no

Cultural Requirements:

Soil:Adaptable. Tomatoes need phosphorous, potassium and calcium more than nitrgen. Bonemeal is perfect. Too much nitrogen will cause excessive plant growth and fewer, later fruits.
Propagation / Germination:Start indoors 5 to 6 weeks before last frost date. Keep lightly moist but not wet. Will germinate at room temperature (60 to 85 degrees), but does best at 70 degrees.
Sun:Full sun.
Water:Water weekly if necessary. Tomatoes appreciate a deep mulch, but wait until soil has warmed and plants are growing rapidly.

We are now closed for the 2014 season. Thank you to all of our wonderful customers! We will be back in January, 2015.

We produce all of our own seed, unlike most seed sellers. We never purchase bulk seeds and repackage them. You can be sure that you are getting top quality, healthy, and vigorous seeds from us, and that they were produced by us on our small farm in healthy soil.

We are licensed by the State of Missouri Department of Agriculture to sell plants (license #1931) and seed (license #149045) produced by us. We exceed the Federal minimum germination standards and post our germination test results with each variety

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