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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Ukrainian 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: Ukrainian Heart

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2 members have or want this plant for trade.

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

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:

Fruit Shape:

Fruit Size:
Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:

Seed Type:

Fresh, salad
Fresh, slicing

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf

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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive SLO_Garden On Aug 15, 2010, SLO_Garden from San Luis Obispo, CA wrote:

Ukrainian Heart (TNMUJ Strain) is an outstanding tomato! It is a large, pink heart with a creamy, dense, meaty texture. The flavor is very subtle, but complex, with the perfect balance of acid to sweet. Like most oxhearts, it has very few seeds. The plant is large and sprawling. It produces a respectable crop starting mid-late season. I didn't have any problems with disease. Ukrainian Heart definitely has earned a spot in my garden.

Neutral Suze_ On Jan 17, 2006, Suze_ from (Zone 7b) wrote:

This variety produces a heart shaped pink tomato that has a very nice flavor, but produces very few seeds.


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

Haleyville, Alabama
San Luis Obispo, California
Miami, Florida
Barbourville, Kentucky
Collinwood, Tennessee

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