The Seed Savers Exchange - Kentucky family heirloom was grown since the 1930s by three generations of James Halladay’s family. In a trial of 25 Mortgage Lifter types, Halladay’s produced the best crops of 1-2 pound pink beefsteak fruits. Exceptionally meaty and typically crack-free. Great old-fashioned tomato flavor. Indeterminate, 80-90 days from transplant. ±11,300 seeds/oz.
Pink beefsteak tomatoes
Fruits grow to 1-2 pounds
Meaty flesh with old-time tomato flavor
Indeterminate - Fruit ripens throughout the season
80-90 days from transplant
25 seeds in packet
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.
Sow indoors 6 weeks before the last frost
Germination 7-14 days
Plant Outdoors: 24-36” Apart
Support: Cage, stake, or trellis
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