Beefsteak Tomato Seeds
Beefsteak tomatoes, aptly named large, thickly fleshed fruits, are one of the favorite tomato varieties for the home garden.
Growing beefsteak tomatoes requires a heavy cage or stakes to support the often 1-pound fruits. Beefsteak tomato varieties are late maturing and should be started indoors to extend the growing period. The beefsteak tomato plant produces classic slicing tomatoes that your family will love.
Starting seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before last expected frost the best way to begin, so March is an ideal time for planting beefsteak tomatoes indoors for most areas. Sow seed1/4" deep and nurture them until they are at least 8 inches tall and exterior soil temperatures are at least 60 F. (16 C.). The beefsteak tomato plant needs to be hardened off before planting outdoors, usually around May.