"Cuor di Bue" tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) is a pole variety intended for cultivation in the field. It develops large (up to 200 g in weight), firm and fleshy fruit of the ox-heart type. The exceptional taste make this variety ideal for direct, raw consumption and preparation of delicious preserves. Tomatoes are vegetables showing high dietary and gustatory value. Its fruit contain plenty of vitamin C, B1, B2, as well as potassium, phosphorus and calcium. Lycopene is the most valuable compound that tomatoes contain, as it shows strong anti-cancer effects. Regular consumption of tomatoes decreases the risk of arteriosclerosis and improves functioning of the circulatory system.
Seeds of the "Cuor di Bue" tomato should be sown from mid-March to beginning of April on a windowsill. Seedlings need pricking and 10 x 10 cm spacings. Seedlings are transplanted to the permanent site in the second half of May or at the beginning of June in 50 x 50 cm spacings. Due to a strong growth the plants need supports. The fruit become harvest-ready from July to September. Slightly acidic, permeable, humous and moderately moist soil and a sunny site are essential in successful tomato cultures. The plants require regular fertilizing, preferably with biohumus, or enriching the soil with compost.
One package contains 0.2 g of the "Cuor di Bue" tomato seeds, as well as the sow-by date and growing instructions.
- Weight: 0.2 g
- Use: direct, raw consumption; preserves
- Harvest time: July - September
- Site: sunny; slightly acidic, permeable, humous and moderately moist soil