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Big Beef (VFFNT) Hybrid Tomato
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Big Beef (VFFNT) Hybrid Tomato

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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. 73 DAYS.
Tomato plants are not available in ME and MT.

Seeds will be shipped within 5-10 days of your order.

Zones: 3 - 9 annual.
Height: About 6 - 8 eeft (needs staking).
Shade Requirement: Full sun.
Germination: 8 - 10 days

Big Beef (VFFNT) Hybrid Tomato - Pkt
  • 15058
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get approx. 30 seeds.
  • $5.99
Big Beef (VFFNT) Hybrid Tomato - Plant
  • 64538
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 3 plants.
  • $12.99

Shipping Details:

We ship this item in both Spring & Fall. We'll carefully pack and ship your order at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone.

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Big Beef (VFFNT) Hybrid Tomato Product Details

Botanical Name: Lycopersicon lycopersicum var 'Big Beef'

Height: About 6 - 8 eeft (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..

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,dDeep, 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: Extra large beefy fruits. Indeterminate. Disease resistant: VFFNT, ASC( alternaria, black mold), ST (stemphylium (gray leaf spot). Right balance of sugar and acid. Old-time tomato flavor. Heavy producer. Hybrid variety.


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2011-12-21
Huge tomatoes
Reviewed By: Rachel (Indianapolis, IN)
I started these from seed a bit too early as they got too big pretty fast. However, they still did great in the garden and produced the largest tomatoes I've ever grown. I made an entire bowl of salsa from a single tomato. They had great flavor, too.


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2010-03-15
Germination rate
Reviewed By: Angela (Colorado Springs, CO)
I started these seeds indoors and the germination rate is excellent! They were very easy to get started. I have little tomato plants all over the house now! :) I can't wait to see how they taste this summer.


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2009-02-17
Big Reliables
Reviewed By: PenelopeJoan (Portland, OR)
I've grown these the last two years with red mulch. I also grew other varieties both cherry and full size. These are the top producers for me. Also, the second year I used Gardens Alive Tomato fertilizer and not only had good yield of large tomatoes, I didn't get the blossom end rot I've struggled with for several years.


Big Beef (VFFNT) Hybrid Tomato - Pkt
  • 15058
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get approx. 30 seeds.
  • $5.99
Big Beef (VFFNT) Hybrid Tomato - Plant
  • 64538
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 3 plants.
  • $12.99


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