United States Edition

Tomato 'Pink Accordion'

Solanum lycopersicum

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

How to grow Tomato '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' information

How long does Pink Accordion take to grow?

These estimates for how long Tomato 'Pink Accordion' takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world. Start logging and journaling your observations to participate!

When should I sow Pink Accordion?

Folia's when to plant Tomato 'Pink Accordion' estimates are relative to your last frost date. Enter your frost dates and we'll calculate your sowing and planting dates for you!

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

Tomato Chat

  • Tomato Lovers

    A group for discussing one of the most rewarding to grow plants, the humble tomato. This is a place to discuss growin...

    519 members / 206 topics


Treehugger logo

Folia's cool webtool helps you get all your seeds in a row - from listing chores to tracking frosts, researching sowing and harvesting timing to tracking observations about your garden.

More buzz about us...

Latest Activity

Folia Badges and Widgets

Folia Blog Widgets

Want some super cool badges to stick on your blog? What about a funky widget that shows everyone what you are growing? Sounds like you need to get over to our Goodies page pronto!

Tour | About | Help & Support | Contact | Terms | Privacy | Community Guidelines | Goodies

Homegrown by Nic & Nath All photos and content © their respective owners.

Free Gardening database | Free garden organizer | Vegetable garden software | Mobile gardening app

Popular Plants: Tomato | Sweet pepper | Chili pepper | Basil | Bean | Rose | Carrot | Cucumber | Lettuce | Onion | Strawberry | Daylily | Spinach | Potato | Radish