70 days. Highly-productive, large-sized cherry tomato, European heirloom. Very productive and the firm skins keep fruit from cracking or rotting. Even at the end of the season when other varieties are starting to spoil, Riesentraube fruits are clean, firm, and steadily ripening. Cut in half to freeze or cook. Round fruit with distinctive nipple on blossom end. An early, generous, long-keeping variety.
40 seeds per packet
Seeds need to be started indoors 6-7 weeks before last frost. Sow 1/4" deep in a light soil mix; harden off & plant out 24 - 48" apart, in not too rich a soil, after all danger of frost is over. Tomatoes benefit from staking.