Tomato 'Kosovo'

Lycopersicon lycopersicum

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: Kosovo
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4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)


18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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)

Large (over 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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us


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

Dothan, Alabama

Golden Valley, Arizona

San Luis Obispo, California

Westbrook, Connecticut

Benton, Kentucky

Fairhaven, Massachusetts

Ozark, Missouri

Espanola, New Mexico

Brooklyn, New York

Belfield, North Dakota

Felicity, Ohio

Fort Worth, Texas

University Place, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Aug 24, 2016, DonShirer from Westbrook, CT (Zone 6a) wrote:

Meaty flesh, few seeds, good taste. Excellent for slicing or roasting for sauce. Most fruits are heart shaped, some are more oblate or double.

One plant in sun is producing huge fruit >1lb. I (and various animals) have shared at least 8 mid-season fruits from it so far with more on the way. Another plant in a more shaded spot has as almost as many tomatoes but they are still green. (I'm bagging them now to discourage the critters.)


On Sep 12, 2010, SLO_Garden from San Luis Obispo, CA wrote:

Kosovo is a nice tomato. It is large, pink, and somewhat juicy for an oxheart. The flavor is really good and well balanced. The plant is large with wispy foliage. It didn't start producing until really late in the season for me, but it may be because we had an unseasonably cool summer. Yields are moderate. No problems with disease. I'd definitely recommend Kosovo.


On Jun 18, 2010, b54red from Dothan, AL wrote:

Great taste on a very early and productive heart. Fair disease tolerance and seems to be setting fruit good in the heat. One of my new favorites.


On Sep 17, 2006, melody from Benton, KY (Zone 7a) wrote:

Great flavor in a nice sized tomato. Kosovo has an intense 'tomatoey' flavor. It's not a tart tomato, instead, having the wonderful taste and aroma of the pink cultivars.

The depth of the flavor is deep and full-bodied. One to remember.

The wispy vines are typical of the heart shaped vareties, but Kosovo produces a good number of fruits for a heart, many over a pound in size.

I give it an ' A'.


On May 23, 2006, Suze_ from (Zone 7b) wrote:

Great balanced flavor, very meaty. Large fruits for an early-mid variety -- I've picked four fruits so far this season and all were a lb. or more. Still plenty of developing fruits on the vine as well. I'll definitely be growing this one again.


On Nov 24, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Slightly willowy growth, 6 to 8 feet high, pink, fleshy, slicer-type fruit. Heart, double-heart, and large flat shaped fruit all on the same plant averaging one to two pounds in weight. Very tasty. Very early for such large fruits.