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BlushingStar Tomato Beefsteak

BlushingStar Tomato
Grower Information

Common Name: Tomato, Large-Fruited, Beefsteak
Hardiness Degree: 50°F (10.0°C)
Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer
Plant Habit: Climbing, Upright
Characteristics: Culinary Use
Water: Medium
Fertilize: Every two weeks
Spacing: 18 - 36" (46 - 91cm)
Height: 60 - 84" (152 - 213cm)
Width: 36 - 48" (91 - 122cm)
Exposure: Sun
General Information: Early-maturing, sweet and savory, pink beefsteak tomatoes have higher yield potential and fewer blemishes than most heirlooms.

Idea & Tips: Water regularly and try to water early in the day so that plants will dry off before evening. Tomatoes prefer regular feeding once the fruit sets, but too much early in the season will grow a large plant with fewer tomatoes. Mulching helps ensure an even supply of moisture. Best grown in-ground with support of a trellis or cage. 
Growth: Indeterminate
Days to Harvest: 70 - 75
Fruit Size: 2.25  to  2.5 x 3.75  to  4 in. (6 x 10 cm), 12  to  16 oz. (340  to  454 g)
Disease Resistance: LB
Grower Information: Upgrade your garden with heirloom tomato flavor and modern hybrid tomato performance. Early-maturing, pink beefsteak fruit are sweet and savory, with higher yield potential and fewer blemishes than most heirlooms. Large fruit are perfect for eating fresh on a sandwich or preserving in sauce. Offers disease resistance to late blight and septoria leaf spot. Best grown in the ground with support of a trellis or cage.

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Tomato BlushingStar Container