Belarusian Heart

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Belarusian Heart
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red
Fruit shape heart
Fruit size large
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated, heirloom
Country Belarus
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Belarusian Heart - sliced fruit. 2013-09-28.


Indet. tall plants with regular leaf wispy foliage. Red heart-shaped fruits are very rich and delicious. 6-16 oz. (20 seeeds / packet)

Seed source:

Andrey Baranovski of Minsk, Belarus (BELR BA A) 07

Year grown: 2013

Location: Zone 7b, PNW, Anmore, BC, Canada (760 ft above sea level)


85 days, indet., regular leaf plant with a good yield of 12-20 oz red oxheart fruit with very good flavor.

Seed source:

Andrey Baranovski of Minsk, Belarus (BELR BA A) 08

Year grown: 2008

Location: Oblong, Illinois


Plants were productive. Late-season. Red fruits. Mild flavor. Size varied considerably. Some wilty character to new growth.

Seed source:

Andrey Baranovski of Minsk, Belarus (BELR BA A) 08

Year grown: 2007

Location: Western Missouri


  • Belarusian heirloom from Minsk, Belarus.
  • Andrey Baranovski of Minsk, Belarus collected the seeds from a huge 2 lbs heart-shaped fruit that he bought at a farmers' market in Minsk from an old woman. She did not know the name of this variety, so Andrey named it 'Belarusian Heart' and shared seeds with some North American gardeners in 2007.
  • Introduced to SSE by Andrey Baranovski of Minsk, Belarus in 2008.
  • Introduced commercially in North America by Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds in 2011.

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2012 3 0
2011 Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds - new 3 0
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2009 2 .
2008 1 .
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