Growing Heirloom Pink Beefsteak Tomato Vegetable Garden Seeds
Heirloom Pink Beefsteak Tomato Seed Growth Habits:
Because Pink Beefsteak tomato plants produce large, heavy fruit, caging or staking is recommended to keep the fruit off the ground and promote good airflow for healthy plants and tomatoes.
Maturing after 90 days, Pink Beefsteak heirloom tomatoes perform best when the grown in slightly acidic soil. Pink Beefsteak tomato plants should be watered consistently to help prevent blossom end rot and fruit cracking.
Tomato plants are sun-loving, grow best in warm weather, and are very sensitive to frost. To thrive in most growing areas, Pink Beefsteak tomato seeds should be started indoors 6 to 8 weeks before your last frost date. They should be hardened off gradually and transplanted outdoors when nighttime temperatures are consistently in the upper 50s.
Various Uses for Pink Beefsteak Heirloom Tomatoes:
Pink Beefsteak tomatoes have an intense, slightly sweet flavor that makes them excellent slicers for sandwiches and burgers. The size of Pink Beefsteak tomatoes also makes them a popular choice for soup and tomato sauce.
Heirloom Pink Beefsteak Tomato Health Benefits:
Pink Beefsteak heirloom tomatoes have significant amounts of vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin K, and calcium. Also containing lycopene, an antioxidant known to have benefits for the heart, eyes, and other parts of the body, Pink Beefsteak tomatoes are considered a very healthy food for most people.
Tomato plants are members of the nightshade (Solanaceae) family. To reduce disease pressure, avoid growing Pink Beefsteak tomatoes where other Solanaceae family members have been grown in the recent past.
Storing Pink Beefsteak tomatoes at room temperature in a dark location will promote the best flavor, as refrigeration can dampen the intense, sweet taste of tomatoes.
Seeds Per Package:
- 250 mg - Approximately 66 Seeds
- 0.25 oz - Approximately 1,875 Seeds
- 1 oz - Approximately 7,500 Seeds
- 4 oz - Approximately 30,000 Seeds
- 1 lb - Approximately 120,000 Seeds
- 5 lb - Approximately 600,000 Seeds