76-85 days. This old German heirloom was offered in Philadelphia by the mid-1800s. The sweet, red 1-oz fruit grow in large clusters; the name means “Giant bunch of grapes” in German. This is likely the most popular small tomato with seed collectors, as many favor the rich, full tomato flavor that is missing in today’s cherry types. Large plants produce massive yields.
- 8-12 hours of Sun
- Sprouts in 7-14 Days
- Ideal Temperature: 75-95 Degrees F
- Seed Depth: 1/8"
- Plant Spacing: 24"
- Frost Hardy: No
- Solanum lycopersicum
Growing Tips: Start indoors 6-10 weeks before last frost. Heat mat helps to warm soil and speed germination.