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Maerchenmonster (Märchenmonster)

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About Maerchenmonster (Märchenmonster)

‘Maerchenmonster’ is a colorful, striped tomato from the ‘Kleverhof’* seed company in Elmenhorst, Germany.
Indeterminate, regular leaf plant covered with 2-3oz./50-70g dark brown with green stripes, elongated plums. The firm flesh is crispy, spicy, and sweet with a nice acidic hint. Perfect for salads, grilling, salsa, and chutney. This variety has a long post-harvest life and ripens for enjoyment about 70-80 days after transplant.

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

Culinary Use
Paste / Sauce / Canner / Salad
Flavor Profile
Well-balanced
Flesh Color
Purple
Fruit Color
Striped
Fruit Shape
Elongated / Plum/Pear/Piriform
Fruit Size
Saladette / Small
Leaf Type
Regular
Maturity
Mid-season
Plant Type
Indeterminate
Species
Solanum lycopersicum
Variety
Open Pollinated

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