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Tomato 'Heinz 1370'

Solanum lycopersicum

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Belonging to the Solanum genus (Solanum lycopersicum 'Heinz 1370'), Heinz 1370 is a variety of Tomato. 'Heinz 1370' is considered a heirloom cultivar.

Commercial heirloom variety bred by the Heinz Co. for commercial ketchup production.


Plant produces dry, but not mealy, fruit, excellent for salsas and preservation with thick crack-resistant skin. Red fruit, regular leaf, determinate. Fusarium Wilt resistance.

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. Heinz 1370 is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).

United States is believed to be where Heinz 1370 originates from.

Being a fairly low maintenance plant, Heinz 1370 Tomato is normally quite easy to grow provided a minimum level of care is given throughout the year. It will be helpful to note the correct soil, sun and water needs of this plant to ensure that this plant thrives.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Heinz 1370 have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Heinz 1370

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Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Heinz 1370 is thought of as tender, so it is really important to plant out well after your last frost date. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Heinz 1370 are Zone 3 and Zone 14. Planting Heinz 1370 in loamy soil with a ph of between 5.5 and 7.5 is ideal for as it does best in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Heinz 1370 from seed

Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.

Sow at a depth of approx. 0.39 inches (1.0 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 0.78 inches (2.0 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 Heinz 1370 about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Heinz 1370

Plant to the first set of true leaves to promote strong root growth.

As Heinz 1370 is tender, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Heinz 1370

Heinz 1370 folklore & trivia

Bred by the Heinz Co., USA.

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