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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 a fairy tale in German) including the following varieties: Märchenfee, Märchenelf, Märchenmonster, Märchengold, Märchenglanz, Märchenfrucht, Märchenengel, Märchenzauber.
- Culinary Use
- Paste / Sauce / Canner / Salad
- Flavor Profile
- Flesh Color
- Fruit Color
- Fruit Shape
- Elongated / Plum/Pear/Piriform
- Fruit Size
- Saladette / Small
- Leaf Type
- Plant Type
- Solanum lycopersicum
- Open Pollinated
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