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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Heinz 1370'

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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: Heinz 1370

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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:
Determinate

Fruit Shape:
Standard

Fruit Size:
Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:
Red

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated
Commercial heirloom

Usage:
Fresh, salad
Fresh, slicing
Canning

Disease Resistance:
Fusarium Wilt (F)

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Mischka On May 13, 2004, Mischka from Webster, MA (Zone 6a) wrote:

Crack resistant thick-walled fruit are between golf ball and tennis ball sized. Great for canning or fresh slicing. Determinate habit so get out your canning equipment when the first ones start to turn red! Reliable producer and high yielding for me when grown in 50% aged cow manure/loam here in south central Massachusetts.

I favor this variety for making homemade salsa; nice chunky flesh that has a distinctive old time tomato taste.

Regional...

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

Webster, Massachusetts
Elgin, Texas
Fort Worth, Texas



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