Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Big Beef'

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

Height
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Sun Exposure
Full Sun

Danger
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Seed Collecting
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Growing Habit
Indeterminate

Fruit Shape
Beefsteak

Fruit Size
Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity
Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors
Red

Seed Type
American hybrid

Usage
Fresh, salad
Fresh, slicing
Canning

Disease Resistance
Fusarium Wilt (F)
Verticillium Wilt (V)
Root Nematodes (N)
Tobacco Mosaic (T)

Leaf Type
Regular Leaf

Foliage Color

Bloom Characteristics

Water Requirements

Where to Grow