var. Cuore di bue (Oxheart)
Lycopersicon lycopersicum (L.) Karsten ex Farw (synonimus Lycopersicum esculentum Mill.)
Taste incomparable and best feature the delicate peel and the few
seeds. Late, heart-shaped, with fruits over 200 grams, and need
installing a strong support because the plant becomes too large. The plant grows very much.
Suitable for salad and sauce: it is very juicy. Small conservation period. It needs good irrigation and potassium availability.
Old variety for amateurs.
Good for sauces too. For the market is harvested as soon as the color changes, before ripening because the mature fruits soften.
Sowing: From January in warm nursery for the greenhouse cultivation, transplanting from March to April in the field. Distances: 70 x 40 cm to 100 x 60 cm between the plants in the field.
Doses of the seed: about 10 grams / 1000 m2.
Ideal temperature for germination: 20-30 ° C.
Seeds per gram: 300-350 (0,1gr = 30-35 seeds)