Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Aunt Ruby's German Green'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee)
Genus: Lycopersicon (ly-koh-PER-see-kon)
Species: lycopersicum (ly-koh-PER-see-kum)
Cultivar: Aunt Ruby's German Green

Height
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

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

Sun Exposure
Full Sun

Danger
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Seed Collecting
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Ferment seeds before storing
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit
Indeterminate

Fruit Shape
Beefsteak

Fruit Size
Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity
Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors
Lime green
Green

Seed Type
Open-pollinated
Family heirlooms

Usage
Fresh, salad
Fresh, slicing

Disease Resistance

Leaf Type
Regular Leaf

Foliage Color

Bloom Characteristics

Water Requirements

Where to Grow