Cuor di bue is a variety of Tomato which is a member of the Solanum family. Its botanical name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Cuor di bue'. 'Cuor di bue' is considered a heirloom cultivar.
Large dark pink/red 12oz oxheart shaped fruit that are pleated on their tops. Said to have a sweet taste, few seeds. Large vigorous vines need staking. Regular leaf. Earlier than many large oxheart varieties.A type of Fruit, it mainly grows as an Annual plant - which means it typically only grows best for a single growing season. Cuor di bue is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).
Italy is believed to be where Cuor di bue originates from.
Cuor di bue Tomato is normally fairly low maintenance and 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 Cuor di bue have been kindly provided by our members.
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). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 12°C / 54°F.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Cuor di bue about 42 days before your last frost date.
Plant to the first set of true leaves to promote strong root growth.Cuor di bue is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.
An old Italian heirloom
Cour Di Bue
Bulls heart, Giant ox heart, Couer de bouer, Pomodoro cuore di bue, Cœur de bœuf
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