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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Monomakh's Hat'

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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: Monomakh's Hat
Additional cultivar information: (aka Shapka Monomakha)

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Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 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:
Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 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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2 positives
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive SLO_Garden On Jul 5, 2012, SLO_Garden from San Luis Obispo, CA wrote:

Monomakh's Hat is another great pink oxheart. It has a well-balanced flavor and a meaty texture. MH was one of the first to ripen in my garden. I would highly recommend.

Positive Suze_ On Apr 3, 2007, Suze_ from (Zone 7b) wrote:

Early-mid to midseason, compact indet, reg leaf plant with that sort of droopy foliage that many heart types tend to have. 8-14 oz pink fruit with a sort of topped heart shape. Named after famous crown-hat with diamonds by Russian Tsars. Siberian variety.

Great flavor, I will definitely grow again. Extremely productive. On the early side for a heart, was about a week earlier than Anna Russian in my '07 spring garden.

Regional...

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

San Luis Obispo, California
Miami, Florida
Canton, Georgia
Elgin, Texas



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