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Beefsteak Tomato

America's Favorite Slicer!


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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  • Zone 3 - 9 annual.
  • Height 6 - 8 feet. Indeterminate vine. Will continue to grow all season until the first killing frost.
  • Germination 7 - 10 days.
  • Light Required Full sun.

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  • Pkt.-approx 75 seeds per packet
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  • Botanical Name: Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Beefsteak'
  • Height: 6 - 8 feet. Indeterminate vine. Will continue to grow all season until the first killing frost.
  • 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.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
  • Yield: Very heavy yields.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Fruit: Flat, solid, very meaty and juicy flesh, rich red color.
  • Days To Maturity: 75 days from transplant
  • Form: 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.
  • Size: Up to 2 lbs.
  • Comments: Vigorous, indeterminate vines. Exceptional slicer. Needs staking. Low acid variety to please the palate. Open pollinated, heirloom variety.

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