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Tomato 'Pink Accordion'

Solanum lycopersicum

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'Pink Accordion' is a Tomato variety in the Solanum genus with a scientific name of Solanum lycopersicum. 'Pink Accordion' is considered a heirloom cultivar.

Open-pollinated, heirloom tomato. This variety is AKA Zapotec pink pleated, AKA Zapotec Pink, AKA Zapotec pleated pink.
Pink accordion is a modern marketing name for the very same heirloom Zapotec tomato.


Sprawling tomato plants with an average yield of 1lb, pleated, deep red tomatoes. Unique shape, and slightly hollow inside. Regular leafed plant. Low acidity, mild, and sweet flavour.

Pink Accordion grows as an Annual and is a Fruit. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Pink Accordion is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).

Mexico is believed to be where Pink Accordion originates from.

Pink Accordion 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.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Pink Accordion have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Pink Accordion

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

A full sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Pink Accordion is thought of as tender, so it is really important to plant out well after your last frost date. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 3 - 14 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Ideally plant in loamy soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 5.0 and 6.0 as Pink Accordion likes to be in moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil.

Growing Pink Accordion from seed

Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.

Sow at a depth of approx. 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 2.60 feet (80.0 cm) between Tomato plants. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 12°C / 54°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Pink Accordion about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Pink Accordion

Transplant out when around 15cm (6 inches) high.

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 Pink Accordion is a tender plant.

Harvesting Pink Accordion

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by mid summer.

Tomato Pink Accordion Etymology

Heirloom. This variety is AKA Zapotec pink pleated, AKA Zapotec Pink, AKA Zapotec pleated pink.
Pink accordion is a modern marketing name for the very same heirloom Zapotec tomato.

Misspellings of Tomato 'Pink Accordion'

Pink accordian

Other Names for Tomato 'Pink Accordion'

Zapotec pink pleated, AKA Zapotec Pink, AKA Zapotec pleated pink, Zapotec

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