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Tomato 'Anna Maria's Heart'

Solanum lycopersicum

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Anna Maria's Heart is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Anna Maria's Heart'. 'Anna Maria's Heart' is considered a heirloom OP (open polliated) cultivar.

Plant produces good yields of 10-16oz light red oxheart shaped fruit. Fruit has few seeds and is meaty; excellent for canning, preservation, and pastes. Sweet flavour, some yellow shouldering when exposed to extreme sun. Wispy regular leaf foliage. Indeterminate.

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. Anna Maria's Heart is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).

Russia is believed to be where Anna Maria's Heart originates from.

Anna Maria's 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.

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

How to grow Anna Maria's Heart

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Anna Maria's Heart is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Anna Maria's Heart are Zone 3 and Zone 14. Anna Maria's Heart needs a loamy soil with a ph of 5.5 to 7.5 (weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Anna Maria's 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 Anna Maria's Heart about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Anna Maria's Heart

Can be transplanted at 6-inches tall. 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 Anna Maria's Heart is a tender plant.

Harvesting Anna Maria's Heart

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

Tomato Anna Maria's Heart Etymology

Variety named after gardener Scott Hamilton’s wife, from where the seed has been handed down over several generations.

Anna Maria's Heart folklore & trivia

Seed from gardener Scott Hamilton of Germany, passed down in his wife’s family, originally from Russia.

Misspellings of Tomato 'Anna Maria's Heart'


Other Names for Tomato 'Anna Maria's Heart'

Anna Maria’s, Maria’s

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