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Beefsteak TomatoPlant

America's Favorite Slicer!
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  • Old-fashioned heirloom
  • Meaty, richly flavored fruits weigh up to 2 lbs.
  • Ideal for slicing and sandwiches
  • Very heavy yields
  • Open-pollinated indeterminate
  • SKU: 67965
$2.99
  • For each offer ordered, get 1 pkt of approx. 75 seeds
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Beefsteak Tomato

Description
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.
Product Details
  • FormVining, Indeterminate
  • LightFull sun.
  • Height6 - 8 feet. Indeterminate vine.
  • Spread24 inches.
  • Spacing36 - 48 inches between plants and 36 - 48 inches between rows.
  • Zones3 - 9 annual.
  • FoliageGreen foliage.
  • Flower FormYellow flowers.
  • FruitFlat, solid, very meaty and juicy flesh, rich red color. Up to 2 lbs.
  • Germination7 - 10 days.
  • Soil RequirementsDeep, rich, well-drained soil.
  • Growth RateModerate growth rate. Will grow and produce fruit all in one season.
  • Seed CountApproximately 75 seeds per packet.
  • PruningPrune 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.
  • PollinatorSelf pollinating.
  • CommentsVigorous, 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.
  • YieldVery heavy yields.
  • Botanical NameLycopersicon lycopersicum 'Beefsteak'
  • DepthPlant 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.
  • Days To Maturity75 days from transplant.
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Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. 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-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-10B 6/18 - 11/1
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 28, 2019

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