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Days To Maturity : 69-80
Germination Days : 6-14
Planting Depth : 1/4
Seed Code : C
Seeds Per Packet : 30
Spacing : 24
When To Plant : Late spring
When To Plant : Early summer
88 PKTs Available
Beefsteak Improved (D... VTO-5807



Mid-season, indeterminate vines.

Huge red tomatoes.

Disease-resistant selection of Beefsteak, with traditional tangy flavor.

Plants produce huge red tomatoes. It made the Guinness book of World Records with 7 pound fruits.

A further selection and refinement of the original "Beefsteak". Relatively uniform and round for a huge tomato, with meaty flavorful flesh and small seed cavities.

BOTANICAL NAME: Solanum lycopersicum


Start in flats or pots 2 months or so before setting out. Transplant into well-composted soil after danger of frost is past. Set plants several inches deeper than in the pot-they will root along the stem. Greedy feeder-needs ample amounts of compost or decomposed manure. Needs lots of potassium, phosphorous, but not as much nitrogen. Needs calcium to prevent blossom-end rot; use gypsum or bone meal if necessary. Keep soil most in dry weather with periodic, deep watering and mulch.

GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: H/Matures 8-13/Harvest 17+/Yield 100-418/Spacing 24"


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