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TOMATO, German Johnson - 99¢ Cent Heirloom Seeds: Heirloom

TOMATO, German Johnson

Heirloom Tomato Seeds

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Approximate seed count per packet ( 0.4g = 77 seeds )

'German Johnson' Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum 'German Johnson'): A Southern Heirloom with Big, Delicious Fruits

Experience the robust flavors and sizable fruits of the 'German Johnson' Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum 'German Johnson'). This Southern heirloom, originating in North Carolina & Viriginia, is celebrated for its large, pinkish-red tomatoes and exceptional taste. Explore the characteristics and optimal growing conditions of 'German Johnson' Tomato to bring a taste of the South to your garden and culinary creations.

Key Features:

  • Large, Pinkish-Red Tomatoes: 'German Johnson' tomatoes are known for their substantial size and distinctive pinkish-red color. The large, beefsteak-style fruits make a bold statement in both the garden and on the plate.
  • Rich and Robust Flavor: Renowned for its rich and robust flavor profile, 'German Johnson' delivers a classic tomato taste. This variety is one of the 4 parent lines of the infamous "Mortgage Lifter" The sweet and tangy notes, coupled with a meaty texture, make it a favorite for slicing, sandwiches, and salads.
  • Heirloom Rarity: 'German Johnson' is a cherished heirloom tomato, celebrated for its historical significance and exceptional taste. Immerse yourself in the culinary heritage and time-tested flavors that have made this variety a Southern favorite.
  • Indeterminate Growth: Typically displaying indeterminate growth, 'German Johnson' tomatoes produce fruit continuously throughout the growing season. Enjoy a steady supply of these flavorful tomatoes for an extended period.
  • Large Fruit Size: 'German Johnson' tomatoes often exhibit large fruit size, making them a substantial addition to sandwiches and slicing for fresh consumption. The impressive size enhances the visual appeal of your dishes.
  • Adaptable to Various Growing Conditions: 'German Johnson' tomatoes showcase adaptability to different climates and growing conditions. Whether in containers or traditional garden beds, these tomatoes can thrive with proper care.

Optimal Growing Conditions:

Cultivate the robust flavors and large fruits of 'German Johnson' Tomato by providing optimal growing conditions:

  • Soil: Well-drained, fertile soil. Enhance the soil with organic matter, such as compost, to enrich nutrient content and ensure proper water retention.
  • Sunlight: Full sun. Plant 'German Johnson' in a location that receives at least 6 to 8 hours of sunlight per day to encourage robust growth, develop the large fruits, and intensify the classic flavors.
  • Watering: Regular and consistent watering. Maintain even soil moisture, especially during dry periods and when the fruit is forming. Avoid overwatering to prevent issues like cracking.
  • Support: Provide sturdy support for the indeterminate growth habit of 'German Johnson' tomatoes. Stakes, cages, or trellises can help maintain plant integrity and ease harvesting.

Experience the taste of the South with 'German Johnson' Tomato in your garden. Order your seeds today and savor the rich, classic flavors and impressive size of these Southern heirloom tomatoes.

German Johnson Tomato Planting Information

Days to Germination: 8
Days to Maturity: 75
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Plant Spacing: 3-4'
Row Spacing: 3-4'
Approximate Seed Counts
Seeds per Oz. Seeds per Lb.
11000 176000
Current Seed Germination Data
Lot # Tested Germination Rate
33078 2023-11-30 90%