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Vegetable Description: This European heirloom was grown by the Pennsylvania Dutch as early as 1856. The German name translates "giant bunches of grapes," an indication of the clustering habit of the developing tomatoes; the heavy bunches have been known to contain as many as 50 small, intensely flavored tomatoes. Riesentraube was introduced commercially in the United States in 1994 by Southern Exposure Seed Exchange.
Vegetable Botanical Name: Lycopersicon lycopersicum
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Vegetable Duration: Annual
Vegetable Days to Maturity: 70
Vegetable Seeds Per Oz: 21500
Vegetable Height: 48” to 72”
Vegetable Spacing: 30 in to 36 in
Vegetable Planting: Sow seeds indoors before last frost. Plant seeds about 1/4” under soil surface, then transplant seedlings to garden with 30” - 36” between plants.
Vegetable Seed Saving: Allow tomatoes to over-ripen on plants; then collect seeds. Let seeds ferment in the tomato. Clean and dry the seeds before storage in cool dry conditions.
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