Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Heart of the Bull'

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: Heart of the Bull
Additional cultivar information:(aka Bull's Heart, Giant Ox Heart, Cuor di Bue, Cuor di Toro)
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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:

Medium (under one pound)

Large (over one pound)

Days to Maturity:

Late (more than 80 days)

Fruit Colors:

Pink

Seed Type:

Open-pollinated

Usage:

Fresh, salad

Fresh, slicing

Canning

Drying

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:

Regular Leaf

Regional

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

Mobile, Alabama

Royal, Arkansas

Pleasanton, California

Sandpoint, Idaho

Lake Providence, Louisiana

Thompson, Pennsylvania

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Gardeners' Notes:

3
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Sep 13, 2012, segger from CAMINO, CA wrote:

We live in Camino, Ca at 3200' with no more than 5 hours of sun. Our plant is 6' with more tomatoes than we can pick. I am going to try making basil tomatoe sauce with them.

Positive

On Jul 6, 2010, carminator1 from mobile, AL (Zone 8a) wrote:

This has been one of my favorite tomato to grow this summer, production has been O.K but not extremely prolific due to the fact that I had BER in the begining of the season and then my plants got attacked by stink bugs. This tomato is delicious though, I love the fact that it has tons of meat and not many seeds or gel. It really is a great tomato for sauces and also fresh eating, I will definetely grow again.

Positive

On Oct 24, 2008, cowabunga1 from Sandpoint, ID wrote:

First time trying this heirloom this year and had great success! Tasty, meaty, and huge tomatoes!

Neutral

On Dec 19, 2004, Big_Red from Bethelridge, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Large, heart-shaped, pink sweet fruit.