Tomato Beefsteak Heirloom Seed Packet
Tomato Beefsteak Heirloom Seed Packet

Tomato Beefsteak Heirloom Seed Packet

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Indeterminate - Climbing
Beefsteak

Bright red flat ribbed fruit, solid, juicy flesh, good for slicing, needs staking, large heritage variety. 80-100 days.


Originates from the Andes and cultivated in Central America. Suppresses couch grass, high in vitamin C, companion to parsley. Prefers open sunny positions. Sensitive to frosts. Water in furrows rather than overhead to reduce disease, declines if waterlogged. Does well on light to heavy soils with good drainage and high organic and phosphorus. Sow anytime in frost free areas, can sow indoors 5 weeks before transplanting in cooler areas or after last frost. 250-400 seeds per gram.

Sowing times:
Tropics: Feb-Aug
Subtropic: Aug-Apr
Mild: Aug-Dec
Cold/Frost: Sep-Dec

Seed Sowing:
Plant space cm: 40-60
Row space cm: 60-150
Depth cm: 0.5
Best soil temp: 16-35 °C
Average days to maturity: 60-120

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