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Big Beef Hybrid Tomato

Better Tomatoes-and More of Them


True old-time tomato flavor with hybrid yields. Big, beefy, red 10 to 12 oz. fruits are super for slicing or for salads. Indeterminate. Disease resistance: V FF N T. 73 DAYS.

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  • Zone 3 - 9 annual.
  • Height About 6 - 8 feet (needs staking).
  • Germination 8 - 10 days
  • Shade Required Full sun.

Tomato plants are not available in AE, CA, HI, PR, AK, GU, OR, WA.

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  • Botanical Name: Lycopersicon lycopersicum var 'Big Beef'
  • Height: About 6 - 8 feet (needs staking).
  • Spacing: 18 - 24 inches between plants, 3 - 5 feet between rows.
  • Depth: Start seeds indoors 6 - 8 weeks before planting outdoors. Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep. Transplant outdoors after any chance of frost is past (may use Kozy Koats #80842 to plant earlier). When transplanting, set the plant deep, up to the first true leaves, b
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Yield: 100 lbs, 100 foot row..
  • Blooms: 73
  • Fruit: Deep oblate, beefsteak type.
  • Days To Maturity: 73 days from transplant.
  • Form: Indeterminate (will grow and produce fruit until frost. These plants should be supported by stakes or tomato cages).
  • Soil Requirements: Rich,Deep, well-drained soil. pH 5.5 - 6.8
  • Growth Rate: Will grow and produce fruit in one season.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 30 seeds per packet.
  • Pruning: Prune by cutting out suckers (auxiliary shoots between the stems and the leaves) to produce larger fruit. Fruit also ripens earlier since the sun can reach it more easily.
  • Size: 10 - 12 oz.
  • Comments: Start tomato seed indoors 6-8 weeks before transplanting. Can be direct seeded when weather is warm. Plant the seeds 1/4 inch deep and 1 inch apart, separating rows by 2 inches. Germination should take place in 6-14 days. After seedlings grow 1 inch tall, thin so plants 3 inches apart. Move them to the garden once they're 6-8 inches tall. Set the plants 36 inches apart in rows 48 inches apart. Tomatoes prefer full sun and rich, well-drained soil.

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