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Beefsteak Tomato

America's Favorite Slicer!

  • Old-fashioned heirloom
  • Meaty, richly flavored fruits weigh up to 2 lbs.
  • Ideal for slicing and sandwiches
  • Very heavy yields
  • Open-pollinated indeterminate
Old-fashioned favorite bears big, meaty 2-lb. fruits with rich, full flavor. Ideal for slicing. Heavy-yielding indeterminate vines. Disease resistance: VF. 75 DAYS.

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  • 67965
  • pkt of approx. 75 seeds
  • $2.99
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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Beefsteak'
  • Height: 6 - 8 feet. Indeterminate vine.
  • Spacing: 36 - 48 inches between plants and 36 - 48 inches between rows.
  • Depth: Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep. Transplant outdoors after any chance of frost is past. When transplanting, set the plant deep, up to the first true leaves, by digging a deep hole or trench. The stem will develop roots along it's length.
  • Spread: 24 inches.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
  • Yield: Very heavy yields.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Fruit: Flat, solid, very meaty and juicy flesh, rich red color. Up to 2 lbs.
  • Days To Maturity: 75 days from transplant.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Germination: 7 - 10 days.
  • Form: Vining, Indeterminate
  • Flower Form: Yellow flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Deep, rich, well-drained soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate. Will grow and produce fruit all in one season.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 75 seeds per packet.
  • Pruning: Prune by cutting out suckers (auxillary shoots between the stems and the leaves) to produce larger fruit. Fruit also ripens earlier since the sun can reach it more easily.
  • Comments: Vigorous, indeterminate vines. Needs staking. Will continue to grow all season until the first killing frost. Exceptional slicer. Low acid variety to please the palate. Open pollinated, heirloom variety.

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE SEEDS
1A to 4B 6/18 - 11/1
5A & 5B 6/18 - 11/1
6A & 6B 6/18 - 11/1
7A & 7B 6/18 - 11/1
8A & 8B 6/18 - 11/1
9A to 10B 6/18 - 11/1
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 28, 2019

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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