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Tomato 'Beefmaster'

Solanum lycopersicum

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Beefmaster is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Beefmaster'. 'Beefmaster' is considered a hybrid cultivar.

Large 1lb red fruit from this regular-leafed hybrid, reportedly a good storage tomato.

Beefmaster grows as an Annual and is a Fruit. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Beefmaster is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).

Mexico is believed to be where Beefmaster originates from.

Typically, Beefmaster Tomato is normally fairly low maintenance and can thus be quite easy to grow - only a basic level of care is required throughout the year to ensure it thrives. Being aware of the basic growing conditions this plant likes (soil, sun and water) will result in a strong and vibrant plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Beefmaster have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Beefmaster

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Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Beefmaster is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 3 - 14 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Beefmaster requires a loamy soil with a ph of 5.0 - 6.0 - it grows best in moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil.

Growing Beefmaster from seed

Seeds will not germinate or come true to plant if harvested.

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 2.60 feet (80.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.78 inches (2.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 12°C / 54°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Beefmaster about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Beefmaster

Plant to the first set of true leaves to promote strong root growth.

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Beefmaster is a tender plant.

Harvesting Beefmaster

Expect harvests to start to occur in mid summer.

Other Names for Tomato 'Beefmaster'

Beef master

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