Meaty, richly flavored fruits weigh up to 2 lbs.
Ideal for slicing and sandwiches
Very heavy yields
Old-fashioned favorite bears big, meaty 2-lb. fruits with rich, full flavor. Ideal for slicing. Heavy-yielding indeterminate vines. Disease Resistance: F V. 75 DAYS.
Lycopersicon lycopersicum ‘Beefsteak’
Height: 6 – 8 feet. Indeterminate vine.
Spacing: 36 – 48 inches between plants and 36 – 48 inches between rows.
Light Required:Full Sun
Yield: Very heavy yields.
Fruit: Flat, solid, very meaty and juicy flesh, rich red color. Up to 2 lbs.
Days To Maturity: 75 Days
Germination: 7 – 10 Days
Form: Vegetable, fruit, tomato, seed, heirloom, open pollinated
Flower Form: Star-shaped
Soil Requirements: Deep, rich, well-drained soil.
Growth Rate: Moderate to fast
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.
Foliage: Green foliage.