Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum 'Riesentraube') in the Tomatoes Database

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Botanical names:
Solanum lycopersicum Accepted
Lycopersicon lycopersicum Synonym

Data specific to Tomatoes (Edit)
Heredity: Open Pollinated
Skin Color: Red
Flesh Color: Red
Fruit Shape: Round
Fruit Size: Cherry
Leaf Type: Regular-Leaf
Best Uses: Salad
Growth Mode: Indeterminate
Earliness: Mid-season
History: European heirloom grown by
Comments by NJ Ag Exp St.: Produces large display of flower clusters. Resientrabe means "learge bunch of grapes" in German
Country: Germany

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 11 +4.4 °C (40 °F) to +7.2 °C (50 °F)
Plant Height: Varies greatly by species and cultivated variety.
Plant Spread: Varies greatly by species and cultivated variety.
Leaves: Other: Varies greatly by species and cultivated variety.
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Other: Varies greatly by species and cultivated variety.
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Other: Varies greatly by species and cultivated variety.
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Resistances: Rabbit Resistant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Other info: Direct sowing into the garden not recommended. Sow seeds into sterile seed starting mix, 1/8"-1/4" deep, indoors, 6-8 weeks prior to last expected frost date. Optimal germination occurs in 7-14 days with constant moisture and soil temperatures of 75-90F.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Self
Various insects
Containers: Preferred depth: Some tomato varieties, primarily dwarf and determinate varieties, are suitable for container gardening. Large, vining, indeterminate types can be grown in 5 gallon or larger containers but may require extra attention.

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Location: Lenoir City, TNDate: 2001-07-19
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Location: Broken Arrow, OKDate: 2017-09-15
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Location: Lenoir City, TNDate: June 18 2001Not yet ripe
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Location: Jacksonville, TXDate: 2013-07-12Mid July and most other tomatoes have shut down. These keep bloom
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Location: Jacksonville, TXDate: 2013-07-12
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Comments:
Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Mar 9, 2014 6:44 PM

Grew this one in the 90's. Did pretty well, but not competitive with the hybrids Jenny and Juliet.

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Posted by Zebraduck (Tulsa - Zone 7a) on Sep 16, 2017 1:03 PM

Great tomato. One of the few that survived the heat of the summer and kept producing

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