Tomato 'Kentucky Beefsteak' Seeds

Large orange fruits are meaty, weigh up to 2 lbs., and have an excellent well-balanced sweet flavor.

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$2.95

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An heirloom from Eastern Kentucky. These large orange fruits are meaty, weigh up to 2 lbs., and have an excellent well-balanced sweet flavor. A great slicer for sandwiches or into a tomato salad.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Lycopersicon lycopersicum
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 5 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/4 in.
When to Sow Indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
Plant Spacing 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Growth Habit Indeterminate
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Days to Harvest 80-90
Propagation Methods From herbaceous stem cuttings, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds, Ferment seeds before storing
Usage Fresh, salad, Fresh, slicing
Fruit Color Gold, Orange
Fruit Size Medium (under one pound), Large (over one pound)
Seeds Per Pack 25