Blight resistant beefsteak variety
Exclusive to Suttons, this blight resistant beefsteak tomato is sweeter than other beefsteak varieties. In fact, it tastes more like a cherry tomato.
This tomato variety has been bred for growing outside and is able to stand up to periods of wet weather. Expect an abundance of stunning large, crimson fruit. Harvest July-October. Height 150-200cm (59-79"); spread 40-50cm (16-20").
- Blight resistant beefsteak variety
- Ideal to grow outdoors
- Tastes more like a cherry tomato
- Sweeter than most other beefsteak varieties
Big is beautiful, well definitely if you’re a giant beefsteak tomato. This stunning crimson orb is the first truly blight resistant variety of beefsteak tomato.
Bred especially for outdoor growing, this super star of the beefsteak world can stand up to wet periods whilst still producing an amazing amount of large, sweet-tasting fruit. Harvest July-October. Height 150-200cm (59-79"); spread 40-50cm (16-20").
Hardiness:10 to 15 degrees
Resistance to Disease:True
Beds & Borders:True
Greenhouse, Glass House or Home:True
Prefers Full Sun:True
Half Hardy Annual:True
Sow March/April for greenhouse growing (or April for outdoor growing) in a propagator on a windowsill or pots or trays in a greenhouse at 18-21C using a good quality compost. Cover seeds with 6mm compost (Germination 7-14 days). Transplant seedlings singly into 7.5cm pots. Grow on, finally planting into large pots, or direct into a greenhouse border; or outdoors 45cm apart when the risk of frost has passed. Support with a cane and remove side shoots regularly. Feed regularly with tomato food.