Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Reif Red 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: Reif Red Heart
Additional cultivar information:(aka Reif Italian 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:

Medium (under one pound)

Large (over one pound)

Days to Maturity:

Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:

Red

Seed Type:

Open-pollinated

Usage:

Fresh, slicing

Canning

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:

Regular Leaf

Regional

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

Westbrook, Connecticut

Miami, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Aug 26, 2007, DonShirer from Westbrook, CT (Zone 6a) wrote:

Good rich taste, reasonable production, large size and shape good for slicing. Had to cover plant with netting to keep birds and animals from pecking at it.

Neutral

On Jan 30, 2005, Big_Red from Bethelridge, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

"Giant 10-18 oz. very meaty heart shaped fruits on fine cut foliage. Super intense and rich flavor. Deep blood red color."