(1 customer review)

Riesentraube Tomato

R25.95

Solanum lycopersicum

Big producer!

Massive production of large clusters of brilliant, bright red, cherry tomatoes, it’s pretty hard to keep up with the fruit production of a single plant. It is a well-known cooking variety, suited for both home and professional chefs.

Seed count: Approximately 25 seeds
Best planting: August – January
Ease of growth: Very easy
Heirloom: Typically a variety that is older than 60 years.

General Information

  • Height/width of the plant: 200+ cm
  • Growth type: This variety will be best trained up a string or in a wire cage, however, it is also suitable for planting in pots or in small gardens, as they do not take up a lot of space. Will produce continuously.
  • Ideal germination temperature: 17°C
  • Average germination in days: 7-10
  • Sow method: The seed is best suited to starting off in seed trays and then transplanted once they are past the two true leaf stage.
  • Plant type: Tender/Annual
  • Plant use: This is a well-known cooking variety, suited for both home and professional chefs.
  • Plant/row spacing: 60 cm/90 cm
  • Days to harvest: 90 days
  • Seed treatment: These seeds will benefit from bottom heat, however, it will germinate without it. The additional heat stimulates germination, gives even germination and speeds up the process.


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1 review for Riesentraube Tomato

  1. Natalie Rowles

    From a small tomato seedling, I’ve managed to get 6 tomatoes before the plant died on me due to my 10 day absence. The six tomatoes picked were nearly mature enough and when one red tomato was harvested, it has given me well over 100 seeds, which I’ve placed in a cup with water for four days, to ferment and will sow the seeds tomorrow, hoping for a bumper crop of tomatoes in 2 months’ time.
    This tomato has a very nice taste and I reckon when I have grown my own seedlings from these seeds, the mature tomato fruits will taste even better.

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