German Pink Tomato

85 days. A Bavarian heirloom from our friends at Seed Savers, German Pink produces large, deep pink fruits weighing in at one to two pounds each with a big, sweet-tart Tomato flavor and a meaty texture. Borne on potato-leafed, indeterminate vines, it yields an abundant crop of crack-resistant, blemish-free, picture-perfect fruits. Caging is a must for these big beefsteak beauties. (OP.)

One packet of about 25 seeds
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Absolutely nothing compares to eating a sun-warmed, homegrown Tomato straight off the vine. This garden mainstay is easily grown and most rewarding. Start seed in a warm, bright, well-ventilated area six to eight weeks before setting out. Transplant out after the last spring frost date. To encourage stockiness, sink seedlings deeper into the well-enriched soil than you grew them - soil should cover the lowest layer of leaves. Position stakes, cages or supports at that time to avoid disturbing the plants later on. Keep soil evenly moist and well-fertilized. Once harvested, store Tomatoes at room temperature, as anything below 50°F destroys the enzyme that gives Tomatoes their flavor. When a variety is said to have determinate vines, it means that the vines top out and all of the fruit ripens at once. When a variety is said to have indeterminate vines, it means that the vines keep growing and bearing fruit until a killing frost. Deer resistant.

Average seed life: 2 years.
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