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Tomatoes, Big Beef F1 (Indeterminate, Staking, Varieties)

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1995 AAS winner beefsteak variety with fruit weighing 9 oz. to l lb. Excellent choice for disease resistance and high yields, and best of all, wonderful big, thick, juicy, flavorful tomato slices! They ripen early for their size. Great for salsas and sauces. Indeterminate Approx. 73 days.

Cultural data: field planting
Growing season: Warm season
Days to maturity: 59-85 days
Germination relative to soil temperature: 70-85ºF.
Cultural information: Start indoors mid March. Plant ¼" deep. Transplant late May.
Seed count: Approx. 8700 sds/oz. or 139,200 sds/lb.
Projected seed usage: ½ oz./100 ft. rows 1-2 lb./acre.
Diseases and pests: Fusarium wilt and verticillium, Tomato blight, flea beetles and tomato hornworms.
Harvesting: To promote ripening of fruit, remove some of the newer branches.