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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'African Beefsteak'

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Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lycopersicon (ly-koh-PER-see-kon) (Info)
Species: lycopersicum (ly-koh-PER-see-kum) (Info)
Cultivar: African Beefsteak

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2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Ferment seeds before storing
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit:
Indeterminate

Fruit Shape:
Beefsteak

Fruit Size:
Medium (under one pound)
Large (over one pound)

Days to Maturity:
Late (more than 80 days)

Fruit Colors:
Pink

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated

Usage:
Fresh, salad
Fresh, slicing

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Oct 5, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A large pink beefsteak.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Wooster, Ohio



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