The classic beefsteak tomato of yesteryear is back! Massive fruit, easily reaching 1-2 lbs has deep red flesh and good old-fashioned tomato flavor. These are the tomatoes that grandma grew, meaty and firm, perfect on sandwiches or served straight up with a pinch of salt. A particularly good producer in the Northeast, but well adapted to the entire U.S. as well. Scientists recently determined that Beefsteak’s massive fruit was originally caused by a chance mutation. This happy accident created a much larger tomato. Spanish conquistador, Hernan Cortez, brought samples of a larger, flattened tomato back to Europe. From this seed was developed many larger tomatoes we know today. To grow larger tomatoes only allow 2-3 fruits to grow per plant.
Heirloom Non-GMO The seedling will be 8 inches or taller. *** We grow our plants right out in the New Mexico weather and in full sun. We recommend allowing a day or two for your new babies get acclimated to your climate. At that point, your plant should recover from any stress due to shipping as well, and is ready to plant in the ground or a container if weather permits. ***
The seedling will be 8 inches or taller.
We ship our plants in custom protective clamshells (example below). Priority Mail and we have a Live Arrival Guarantee. All plants ship for a flat $15 with no minimum or maximum required. The more you buy the more you save!