The Tomato Big Beef, 'Lycopersicon lycopersicum', is a Beefmaster type with twice the yields. Coupled with old-fashioned, rich flavor Big Beef features colossal fruit size and yield, uniformity and a full spectrum of disease resistance.
The fruits are globe-shaped and smooth, weighing 8 oz. to 1 pound. It is a indeterminate variety to try in virtually any climate because they adapt easily to different environments. It is excellent for slicing or in salads. This is close to the perfect Tomato plant.
Tomatoes should be planted outside after the last average frost date. In warm winter/hot summer areas, Tomatoes can be planted in early fall for winter harvest. Tomatoes prefer well drained soil that is high in organic matter. Tomatoes need at least 1 inch of water a week. Soak to depth of 6 to 10 inches when watering. They need at least 6 hours of direct sunlight a day.
|Botanical Name||Lycopersicon 'Big Beef'|
|Soil Type||Widely Adaptable|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Growing Zone Range||3-11|