Tomato 'Reif red heart'
'Reif red heart' is a Tomato variety in the Solanum genus with a scientific name of Solanum lycopersicum. 'Reif red heart' is considered a heirloom cultivar.
Plant produces good harvests of 8-12oz red heart shaped fruit with excellent flavour and few seeds. Produces reliably even in cool and shorter summers. Dry and meaty, excellent for canning and preservation. Regular leaf.This variety is an Fruit that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Reif red heart is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).
Italy is believed to be where Reif red heart originates from.
Reif red heart Tomato is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
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How to grow Tomato 'Reif red heart'
Growing Reif red heart from seed
Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.78 inches (2.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 12°C / 54°F to ensure good germination.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Reif red heart about 42 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Reif red heart
Plant to the first set of true leaves to promote strong root growth.Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Reif red heart is a tender plant.
Harvesting Reif red heart
Tomato 'Reif red heart' information
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Named after J. Reif of Pennsylvania, USA who originally collected the seed from an older Italian gardener.
Said to be an old family heirloom from Italy.
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