Brand: Isla's Garden Seeds
- Beefsteak is the old standby for a large garden tomato! Huge delicious fruits often grow to over a pound! Vines are vigorous and bear very bright red tomatoes. Beefsteak tomato vegetable seeds produce juicy & large tomatoes An old time heirloom favorite, the Beefsteak Tomato is popular for just about any dish, mostly for being served raw in salads or sliced on sandwiches. Plant Beefsteak Tomato vegetable seeds in a sunny spot and enjoy a beautiful and plentiful harvest.
- Seeds are great for Planting in Garden or for storing in a seed safe for emergency.
- Annual. 85 days. 72-96" height. 30-36" spacing
- Latin Name: Lycopersicon esceluntum Type: Open Pollinated, Heirloom, Indeterminate, Warm Season
- USDA Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Publisher: Isla's Garden Seeds Company (Total Quality)
Details: Start tomatoes indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost of spring, sowing the seeds in a flat 1/4" deep and 1" apart. Keep the temperature at 70-75 degrees F until germination, as well as providing adequate light in a sunny window or under a grow light; keep the soil moist, but make sure drainage is adequate. When the second set of leaves emerges, transplant the seedlings into individual pots; bury the stems up to the lowest set of leaves to grow strongly rooted plants. A week before planting the seedlings outside, begin exposing them to the weather during the day to harden them; tomatoes cannot endure cold weather, and should not be transplanted outside until all threat of frost has passed. When the soil temperature reaches at least 70 degrees F, plant the seedlings in full sun and very rich soil; once more, bury the entire stem up to the lowest set of leaves. If providing a trellis, space the plants 2' apart, but if allowing the vines to spread, space the plants 3-4' apart. For companion planting benefits, plant tomatoes with carrots or onions, but avoid planting them with cabbage or tomatoes.
Package Dimensions: 6.0 x 3.0 x 0.0 inches