Old German

Photo: Old German.

Photo by Peter Nitzsche, County Agricultural Agent

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History: From Virginia Mennonite community

Tomato Type: Heirloom

Breed: Open Pollinated

Origin: USA

Leaf Type: Narrow

Plant Type: Indeterminate

Fruit Shape: Beefsteak

Skin Color: Bi-color

Flesh Color: Bi-color

Usage: Fresh

Availability: Seed Exchange, Commercial

Comments: Outstanding flavor?

Note: Comments followed by "?" are from seed catalog descriptions. You decide if you agree.


  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences