Oxheart Pink Tomato (Heirloom, 80 Days)

$ 1.95

The Oxheart Pink Tomato is a 1925 Heirloom. Per James Vicks seeds 1936 catalog, "A very large tomato" rounded at the stem end but tapering to a point, and averaging 1-1/2 pounds in weight. As it becomes better known the demand for this seed is constantly increasing. Skin-purplish pink, flavor-luscious sub-acid; very meaty and almost seedless. Size, shape, flavor, and productiveness make this variety very popular." 

25 seeds


Solanum lycopersicum


Germination: 7-14 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 70-85ºF.

Seed Sowing Depth: 1/4” deep

Starting Indoors: 6 weeks before the last frost. Provide 75-80ºF soil temperatures. Sow 2-3 seeds per cell/pot, thin to the strongest seedling, or use the 20 Row seedling flat, transplanting into individual pots when seedlings get their 3rd set of leaves. Fertilize the seedlings every 7-10 days with a liquid or water-soluble fertilizer, diluted to ¼ of the suggested measurement. Transplant out after the last frost. Space 24-36" apart

Sowing Outdoors: Only in areas with very long growing seasons. Sow after the last frost. 

Harvest: When fruit is red (or color of the variety planted) and firm.

Tips: The Oxheart Pink Tomato should be planted in fertile soil, amended with compost, mulch and provide even moisture. Plant deeper than they were growing in the containers as it makes a stronger roots system. Apply a light compost tea every few weeks. Do not apply excessive nitrogen, which can promote excessive foliage and poor fruit set.