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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Red Butter Heart'

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Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lycopersicon (ly-koh-PER-see-kon) (Info)
Species: lycopersicum (ly-koh-PER-see-kum) (Info)
Cultivar: Red Butter Heart

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Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Ferment seeds before storing
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit:
Indeterminate

Fruit Shape:
Heart

Fruit Size:
Large (over one pound)

Days to Maturity:
Late (more than 80 days)

Fruit Colors:
Pink

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated

Usage:
Fresh, salad
Fresh, slicing

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Suze_ On Nov 4, 2008, Suze_ from (Zone 7b) wrote:

85 days, indet., regular leaf, 1-2 lb. pink heart shaped fruit. Avg production, very good to excellent flavor. Even though "red" is part of the name, this is a pink variety (clear epidermis).

Neutral Farmerdill On Sep 16, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A large oxheart.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Elgin, Texas



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