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Big Beef Hybrid TomatoPlant

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Big Beef Hybrid Tomato

Description
True old-time tomato flavor with hybrid yields. Big, beefy, red 10 to 12 oz. fruits are super for slicing or for salads. Indeterminate. Disease resistance: V FF N T. 73 DAYS.
Product Details
  • FormIndeterminate (will grow and produce fruit until frost. These plants should be supported by stakes or tomato cages).
  • LightFull sun.
  • HeightAbout 6 - 8 feet (needs staking).
  • Spacing18 - 24 inches between plants, 3 - 5 feet between rows.
  • Zones3 - 9 annual.
  • Blooms73
  • FruitDeep oblate, beefsteak type.
  • Germination8 - 10 days
  • Soil RequirementsRich,deep, well-drained soil. pH 5.5 - 6.8
  • Growth RateWill grow and produce fruit in one season.
  • Seed CountApproximately 30 seeds per packet.
  • PruningPrune by cutting out suckers (auxiliary shoots between the stems and the leaves) to produce larger fruit. Fruit also ripens earlier since the sun can reach it more easily.
  • CommentsExtra large beefy fruits. Indeterminate. Disease resistant: VFFNT, ASC( alternaria, black mold), ST (stemphylium (gray leaf spot). Right balance of sugar and acid. Old-time tomato flavor. Heavy producer. Hybrid variety.
  • Yield100 lbs, 100 foot row..
  • Botanical NameLycopersicon lycopersicum var 'Big Beef'
  • Size10 - 12 oz.
  • DepthStart seeds indoors 6 - 8 weeks before planting outdoors. Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep. Transplant outdoors after any chance of frost is past (may use Kozy Koats #80842 to plant earlier). When transplanting, set the plant deep, up to the first true leaves, by digging a deep hole or digging a trench and
  • Days To Maturity73 days from transplant.

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