(Solanum lycopersicum) 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.
6 weeks before last frost
Cage, stake or trellis
Green Thumb Tip 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.
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