Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Red Butter Heart'

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Elgin, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
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neutral
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RatingContent
Positive

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

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

A large oxheart.