Belonging to the Solanum genus (Solanum lycopersicum 'Reisetomate'), Reisetomate is a variety of Tomato. 'Reisetomate' is considered a heirloom cultivar.
An odd tomato, this one resembles several cherry tomatoes that have all fused into one fruit (it is also said to resemble brains). Heavily lobed, non uniform fruit. To eat it, you tear off a piece of one of the lobes. Regular leafed plant.This variety is an Fruit that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Reisetomate is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).
Germany is believed to be where Reisetomate originates from.
Being a fairly low maintenance plant, Reisetomate Tomato is normally quite easy to grow provided a minimum level of care is given throughout the year. It will be helpful to note the correct soil, sun and water needs of this plant to ensure that this plant thrives.
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How to grow Tomato 'Reisetomate'
Growing Reisetomate from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Reisetomate about 42 days before your last frost date.
Tomato 'Reisetomate' information
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Most sources say this is a German heirloom, but there are one or two sources that also cite Guatemala as an origin.
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