Tomato 'Cuostralee' Seeds

A red, ribbed beefsteak heirloom from France!

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Also known as 'Coustralee'. Seeds for this French family heirloom were obtained by Craig LeHoullier and Carolyn Male from Norbert Pairerra of Hellimer, France in 1992. Plants yield dependably heavy quantities of red, blemish-free, ribbed tomatoes that have intense, balanced, old-fashioned tomatoey flavors. Rich and sweet! Tomatoes weigh from 8 ounces to 2 pounds.

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 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 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 Canning, Fresh, salad, Fresh, slicing
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Medium (under one pound), Large (over one pound)
Seeds Per Pack 25