'Coração de boi' is a Tomato variety in the Solanum genus with a scientific name of Solanum lycopersicum. 'Coração de boi' is considered a heirloom OP (open polliated) cultivar. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours: Candy apple red.
This variety of tomato is almost completely extinct – share the seed around if you have any!
Coração de boi grows as an Annual and is a Fruit. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Coração de boi is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).
An heirloom possibly from Portugal, medium sized heart shaped lighter red fruit. Nice balance of meat and juice, an excellent variety for fresh use, cooking, and preservation. Lovely balanced flavour, a great all around tomato. Does well in higher temperatures. Regular, wispy, foliage. Indeterminate
Portugal is believed to be where Coração de boi originates from.
Coração de boi 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 'Coração de boi'
Growing Coração de boi from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Coração de boi about 42 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Coração de boi
Transplant out when around 15cm (6 inches) high.Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Coração de boi is a tender plant.
Harvesting Coração de boi
Tomato 'Coração de boi' information
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