Tomato (Pole) Beefsteak – Item #474

$2.39

The classic slicing tomato. Produces an abundant crop of large, meaty red fruit all season long. A Beefsteak tomato often weighs one pound or more!

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Additional information

Weight .30 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Plant Space: 18-36″ (46-91cm)

Row Space: 24-36″ (61-91cm)

Sprouts In: 7-15 days

Start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last spring frost, and transplant in late spring after nights have warmed. Sow outdoors in climates with 120 or more frost-free days. Germinates best at 75°F. Plant in a sunny spot in rich, well-drained soil. Feed every two weeks with a high phosphorus fertilizer.

Ripen on the vine for best flavor. Vigorous 4-6′ vines require tall, sturdy stakes or trellises.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Lycopersicon esculentum

Matures In: 88 days