Everett's Rusty Oxheart

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Everett's Rusty Oxheart
Maturity late
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color bi-color
Fruit shape heart
Fruit size medium
Fruit type paste, salad, slicer
Variety type open-pollinated
Country unknown
Terry Tassone of Secret Seed Cartel. Everett's Rusty Oxheart - sliced fruit.


Indet., regular leaf, beautiful and unusual heart-shaped fruits with yellowish-green flesh and brownish-red exterior, medium to large size. (very limited, 15 seeds / packet)
The special 'Thank You' goes to Terry Tassone of Secret Seed Cartel , who gracefully offered her beautiful picture for my 2013 seed catalog when she noticed that I did not have my own. Thank you Terry!

Seed source:

Linda Black, Fountain Valley, California 11 / Marianna's Heirloom Seeds 10

Year grown:

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


90 days, indet., regular leaf, 6-12 oz oxheart with rusty red skin and greenish yellow flesh, very good flavor, good yield.
Bill Minkey of Darien, Wisconsin (WI MI B) 07 / Caitlin Jones of Chilmark, Massachusetts 07

Year: 2007

Location: Oblong, Illinois


  • History unknown.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 2007 Yearbook by Bill Minkey of Darien, Wisconsin (WI MI B), who received the seed from Caitlin Jones of Chilmark, Massachusetts in 2007.

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