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: ASC F2 GLS RKN TMV V. 73 DAYS.
Lycopersicon lycopersicum ‘Big Beef’
Height: 72 – 96
Spacing: 18 – 24 inches between plants, 3 – 5 feet between rows.
Depth:Start 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,
Light Required:Full Sun
Yield: Approximately 100 fruits per 100 foot row, 5 – 7 fruits per vine.
Size: 1 Potted Plant
Fruit: Ripe at full slip.
Days To Maturity: 73 – 73 Days
Germination: 8 – 10 Days
Form: Vegetable, fruit, tomato
Soil Requirements: Rich,deep, well-drained soil. pH 5.5 – 6.8
Growth Rate: Will grow and produce fruit in one season.
Seed Count: Approximately 30 seeds per packet.
Pruning: Prune 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.