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Maerchenelf (Märchenelf)

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About Maerchenelf (Märchenelf)

The ‘Maerchenelf’ plum tomato, developed by the ‘Kleverhof’* seed firm in Elmenhorst, Germany, is a showstopper thanks to its distinctive stripes and its vibrant green coloration when fully mature.
This plant’s plum-shaped, small (2-6oz./60-160g), green when ripe, fruit produces abundantly on sturdy, indeterminate vines with regular leaves and stems. The luscious flesh is sweetly delicious and has a very rich, fruity flavor. Excellent for salads, snacks, jam, chutney, or a passata. Midseason, 70-80 days until maturity.

*’Kleverhof’ seed company developed the extensive Märchen Series (Märchen is a fairy tale in German) including the following varieties: Märchenfee, Märchenwald, Märchenmonster, Märchengold, Märchenglanz, Märchenfrucht, Märchenengel, Märchenzauber.

Culinary Use
Paste / Sauce / Canner / Salad / Slicer
Flavor Profile
Fruity / Sweet
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Solanum lycopersicum
Open Pollinated

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