Tomato, Beefsteak ~ Seed packet, Select Organics

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Tomato, Beef Steak ~ Select Organics Seed Packet


Bright red flat ribbed fruit, solid, juicy flesh, good for slicing, needs staking, large heritage variety. 80-100 days.


Lycopersicon esculentum

Originates from the Andes and cultivated in Central America. Suppresses couch grass, high in vitamin C, companion to parsley. Prefers open sunny positions. Sensitive to frosts. Water in furrows rather than overhead to reduce disease, declines if waterlogged. Does well on light to heavy soils with good drainage and high organic and phosphorus. Sow anytime in frost free areas, can sow indoors 5 weeks before transplanting in cooler areas or after last frost.

 250-400 seeds per gram

Tomato planting information:

When To Plant In Australia
Tropics: Feb-Aug
Subtropic: Aug-Apr
Mild: Aug-Dec
Cold/Frost: Sep-Dec
Seed Sowing
Plant space cm: 40-60
Row space cm: 60-150
Depth cm: 0.5
Best soil temp: 16-35 °C
Other Info
Number of seeds per gram: 250-400
Rate per hectare: 300-400g
Average days to maturity: 60-120

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