Hungarian Heart Tomato
- Pink fruits grow up to 1 pound
- Very few seeds
- Resistant to cracking
- Great for fresh eating, canning, and for making roasted tomato sauce
- Indeterminate - Fruit ripens throughout the season
- 85 days from transplant
- ±14,300 seeds/oz
First listed in the 1991 SSE Yearbook by Jerry Muller of Alabama. He acquired the variety in 1988 from Ed Simon of Pennsylvania. Simon stated it was brought to the United States in 1901 from a village 20 miles from Budapest. Huge pink oxheart fruits weigh upwards of one pound. Very few seeds and almost no cracking. One of our favorites for fresh eating, canning, and for making roasted tomato sauce. Indeterminate, 85 days from transplant. ±14,300 seeds/oz.
Start Indoors: 6 weeks before last frost
Germination: 7-14 Days
Plant Outdoors: 24-36” Apart
Support: Cage, stake, or trellis
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Tomatoes are sensitive to freezing temperatures, so wait to transplant outdoors until the soil is warm. Plant in full sun.