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Tomato – Kentucky Beefsteak

$3.47

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Description

25 Seeds per pack

(Lycopersicon lycopersicum) 115 days       Kentucky Beefsteak Heirloom Tomato is a huge slicing tomato that will stick out on all four sides of your bread. Unlike most beefsteaks, Kentucky Beefsteak is fairly smooth, globe to oval shaped, and a beautiful orange color. Indeterminate

Planting Instructions for Kentucky Beefsteak Tomato Seeds

Start Kentucky Beefsteak Tomato seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost date. Plant the Tomato seeds ¼” deep in sterile seed starting mix. Germination occurs in 6-14 days in soil 70-90°F. Once true leaves develop, separate Heirloom / Open Pollinated Tomato plants into 3-4″ pots, placing in full light & cooler temps (60-70°F). Set out hardened off Tomato transplants, in full sun, once soil has warmed, 18-30″ apart, in rows 3-4′ apart. Plant tall, spindly Tomato seedlings deeper, the stems will sprout roots and support and strengthen the plant. To help prevent blossom end rot, put 1 Tbs of lime, ground oyster shells, or crushed eggshells at the bottom of your planting hole. The calcium will help build strong cell walls once your heirloom tomatoes plants start producing fruit. For strong tomato plants, add 1 Tbs of aged compost and 1 Tbs of bone meal to the bottom of the hole as well.

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