Magnum Beefsteak Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) This beefsteak was selected by C. A. Wyatt of Baltimore. He was passionate about heirloom tomatoes and was quite satisfied with what he called the ‘biggest and best tasting beefsteak’. A blemish free skin on this fruit, well known as a fabulous slicer. Requires extra trellising and support!
80 days to maturity
25 seeds per packet $3.50
Planting Instructions: Start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Sow 1/4 inch deep and keep soil warm. Transplant into 1 inch cells or 2 inch pots at 1-2 leaf stage. Staking tomatoes (indeterminate) should be transplanted into 3-4 inch pots. Harden off plants for 4-5 days after risk of frost has passed, then transport outdoors.