Savor a taste of Italy with this sweet, uniquely shaped Italian heirloom! Perfect in a caprese salad or cooked to a thick, hearty sauce.
'Cuore Di Bue' (Italian for ox heart) is so named because of its shape. An heirloom variety from northern Italy, it is dense with few seeds, cooks down to a robust, thick sauce, and really shines when roasted. It is also a star sliced fresh atop salad greens or paired with mozzarella and fresh basil leaves.
Variety InfoOrangey-red and uniquely shaped, weighing 6–12 ounces
RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before transplanting. Transplant when air temperature is 45°F or warmer, usually 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 70°–90°F.
For mild climates only: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 60°F.