Slicing Tomato Seeds - German Chocolate, ORGANIC


Solanum lycopersicum

ORGANIC. HEIRLOOM. Our grower, Jim Kibler of Ballylee Farms in SC, received the seed for this tomato from a farmer from the Sea Islands near Charleston, SC. Any further history of this variety is unknown. German Chocolate is a very interesting, large, cat-faced tomato that has a rich chocolate color. It has a very sweet, mild taste. It also has some drought resistance. Indeterminate.

SMALL FARM GROWN by Madrona Seed, Petersham, MA

Planting Information


Approx. seeds / packetAverage packet weight
Seeds / gram 
Average seeds / oz
0.15 gram 
Planting SeasonIdeal Soil TempSunFrost Tolerance
After Last Frost70-90°FFull SunFrost Sensitive
Sowing MethodSeed DepthDirect Seed SpacingDays to Harvest
Mature SpacingDays to SproutProduction CycleSeed Viability
18-24"6-14Annual4-7 years