Pink oxheart is a popular variety of Tomato, which belongs to the Solanum genus (Solanum lycopersicum 'Pink oxheart'). 'Pink oxheart' is considered a heirloom OP (open polliated) cultivar.
80 to 85 Days. Pink oval fruits that come to a point at the end, much in the shape of a heart. A favourite old-time variety, produces 1-2lb meaty pink fruit with few seeds and a mild flavour. Slicer type.
An annual, so it will last but a year in its native climate. Pink oxheart is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).
Please note: pink oxheart is often used to describe different varieties.
Mexico is believed to be where Pink oxheart originates from.
Pink oxheart 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 Pink oxheart 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 2.60 feet (80.0 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 Pink oxheart about 42 days before your last frost date.
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 oxheart is a tender plant.
Dated back to 1925.
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