Tomato, German Johnson
Approx. 25 seeds
Up to 4-6’ tall
Indeterminate. Pink, juicy, beefsteak-type fruits are prolific on this workhorse variety in Northern climates. Fruits ripen earlier, are more uniform and crack less than similar heirloom varieties. These are vigorous plants that keep pumping out juicy tomatoes. Indeterminate tomato varieties must be pruned and trellised for ideal plant health and maximum fruit production. Benefits from starting indoors. Seed from small organic farm in Ontario.
Companions: Basil, Borage, Carrots
Germinates best in warm soil at 24-29°C with moderate moisture.
Plant Spacing : 2-3’ apart Row Spacing: 4-6’ apart.
Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Sow 1/4" deep. At first true leaf, pot-up to 4" pots. Grow at a constant 16–21°C. Harden off before transplanting into the soil. Plant deeply to encourage strong rooting. Water seedlings with a high-phosphate fertilizer solution at planting to help boost early yields.