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Beefsteak Tomato
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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: F V. 75 DAYS.

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  • 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.

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