Bychye Serdtse Oranzhevoe

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Bychye Serdtse Oranzhevoe
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color orange
Fruit shape heart
Fruit size medium
Fruit type slicer, paste, cooking, canner
Variety type


indet., regular leaf, wispy foliage, high yield of medium size heart-shaped yellow-orange fruit. Very meaty flesh with small seed cavities and a few seeds, excellent sweet flavor, nice smooth texture, no core. The seed packet was labeled 'Orange Oxheart, Ukraine', and this is a true Russian 'Orange Bull's Heart' tomato.

Seed source:

Peter Gallant, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada 07

Year grown: 2010

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

Russian name: Бычье сердце оранжевое.

The name means 'Bull's Heart Orange' in Russian.


  • Russian commercial variety.
  • Some SSE members who list this variety in the SSE Yearbooks indicate that they got oblate fruits, and not hearts, which is incorrect. The true Bychie Serdtse Oranzhevoe fruit should be heart-shaped.

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