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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'German Giant'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lycopersicon (ly-koh-PER-see-kon) (Info)
Species: lycopersicum (ly-koh-PER-see-kum) (Info)
Cultivar: German Giant

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2 vendors have this plant for sale.

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Ferment seeds before storing

Growing Habit:

Fruit Shape:

Fruit Size:
Medium (under one pound)
Large (over one pound)

Days to Maturity:
Late (more than 80 days)

Fruit Colors:

Seed Type:

Fresh, salad
Fresh, slicing

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:
Potato Leaf

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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive toddtas On Aug 29, 2011, toddtas from Islandia, NY wrote:

Our favorite heirloom. Large pink beefsteaks. When sliced the aroma is wonderful. Stands out for texture and flavor in a salad or on a burger. Meaty. First fruit in only 68 days. Plant is 8 feet tall.

Neutral Farmerdill On Nov 25, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An 82 day cultivar


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Islandia, New York

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