Tomato, Dester

Solanum lycopersicum
$2.99 to $27.50
SKU: 1552
  • Winner of SSE’s 2011 Tomato Tasting and runner-up in 2012
  • Pink fruits grow up to 1 pound
  • Excellent flavor
  • Beefsteak tomato
  • Indeterminate - Fruit ripens throughout the season
  • 70-80 days from transplant

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Winner of SSE’s 2011 Tomato Tasting and runner-up in 2012. Donated to SSE by Missouri farmer Larry Pierce, who received his seeds from an Amish woman in Seymour, Missouri. She originally got her seeds from a doctor she worked for whose family had brought the seeds with them from Germany. Luscious pink beefsteaks weighing up to one pound. Indeterminate, 70-80 days from transplant.

Learn to Grow it

Start Indoors: 6 weeks before last frost

Germination: 7-14 Days

Plant Outdoors: 24-36” Apart

Support: Cage, stake, or trellis



Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Tomatoes are sensitive to freezing temperatures, so wait to transplant outdoors until the soil is warm. Plant in full sun.