Yellow 1884 Pinkheart

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Yellow 1884 Pinkheart
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color white, pale yellow
Fruit shape oblate
Fruit size medium
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated
Country USA
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Yellow 1884 Pinkheart (2007 seed) - sliced fruit. 2012-09-06.


indet., regular leaf, medium sized pale yellow or ivory slightly oblate fruits, some beautifully lobed, with a pink blush on the bottom end. Not a heart-shaped despite the name. Very good flavor with a hint of citrus, juicy and meaty flesh. 5-10 oz.

Seed source:

David Lemasters, Pennsylvania 08

Year grown: 2011 (crop failure), 2012

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


Indeterminate, regular leaf, medium-sized tomatoes. Taste was pretty good for a yellow/orange. Slight, but not prominent, heart shape to mine. Good production. mid season, 75 days.
David Lemasters, 08

Year: 2010

Location: LaFollette, Tennessee, USA


  • Developed by the late Darrell Merrell (The Tomato Man) from a chance cross between the 1884 Tomato and an unknown yellow.
  • First introduced commercially by Marianna's Heirloom Seeds in the 2010 Catalog. Seed was sent to Marianna's Heirloom Seeds by Randy Flemming, a good friend of Darrell Merrill.
  • First introduced in the Seed Savers 2010 Yearbook by Martin Longseth of Wisconsin (WI LO M).

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