German Pink

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One of two original Bavarian varieties. Potato-leaf plants produce large 1-2 lb meaty fruit with few seeds, very little cracking or blossom scars. Sweet flavor.

V44733 : German Pink
Treatment * Pkg Size ** Price (USD)
Treated 250 seeds $6.75
Treated 1M seeds $10.75
Treated 5M seeds $39.75
Treated 10M seeds $65.00
* M = 1,000
** US customer prices shown in USD.
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Item Number
Maturity (days)
Weight (oz)
12 - 24
Flesh Color
Heritage Variety  
Standard Treatment
Popular For
Fresh Market, Home Garden

Growing Tips

Tomato Shape Chart

Tomato Chart


Sow in greenhouse 4 - 6 weeks before desired planting date. Allow plants to adjust to field conditions for 48 hours before transplanting. Plant transplants up to 6 inches deep.

Planting Guidelines - Tomato
Approximate Seeds per Pound:
140,000 - 165,000
Seeding Rate per Acre by Weight:
0.8 - 0.8 oz
Seeding Rate per Acre in M (1,000):
7.6 M
Seeding Rate Seeds per 1,000 foot of Row:
Seed or Plant Spacing In Row:
Seed or Plant Spacing Between Rows:
Seed or Plant Spacing Depth:
.25 - .5"
Recommended Soil Temperature:
60 - 75°F
Days to Germination:
7 - 10

Staking and pruning plants are an important management practice. Staking and pruning allows the plant to concentrate on fruit development and also ensures less damage when harvesting fruit. Staking also keeps fruit from setting on the ground. Grow plants on raised beds with drip irrigation. Scout weekly to ensure crop quality. Consult Midwest Vegetable Production Guide on identification and treatment.


Harvest tomatoes when 60 - 90% red for fresh markets. Consult your buyers on what stage they would like their tomatoes harvested. However, please note that the more red the tomato the shorter the shelf life.


Store at 50 - 60ºF and 85 - 95% humidity to ensure the longest shelf life.