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Tasty Beef Hybrid Tomato
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Tasty Beef Hybrid Tomato

The Perfect Red Slicer

Vigorous, productive plants pump out enormous quantities of round, perfectly red 4-8 oz. tomatoes that are ideal for slicing, sandwiches and salads. Intensely scarlet fruit boasts that delicious old-time tomato flavor with the perfect balance of sweetness and acidity. Indeterminate. Disease resistance V FF. 75 DAYS.

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  • 94713
  • pkt of approx. 20 seeds
  • $6.99
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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Tasty Beef Hybrid'
  • Height: 4 - 6 feet.
  • Spacing: 24 - 36 inches.
  • Depth: Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep. For plants, plant them deeper than in the pot. Plant them just below the first set of leaves.
  • Spread: 2 - 3 feet.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
  • Yield: Very productive.
  • Foliage: Foliage color is medium green.
  • Blooms: Early to mid- Summer.
  • Fruit: Big, beefy scarlet-red fruit weighing in at 12 - 16 oz, boasts that delicious old-time tomato flavor with the perfect balance of sweetness and acidity.
  • Days To Maturity: 75 days from transplant.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Germination: 5-8 days.
  • Form: Vine, Indeterminate.
  • Flower Form: Small yellow flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Prefers well-drained, fertile soil, high in organic matter.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 20 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: A bigger, tastier version of Big Beef! Big, beefy scarlet-red fruit weighing in at 12-16 oz, boasts that delicious old-time tomato flavor with the perfect balance of sweetness and acidity. Vigorous, healthy plants had nearly double the yields of Big Beef in our 2014 tomato trials.

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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