Tomato Watermelon Beefsteak
1811 - Tomato Watermelon Beefsteak. 75-95 Days. The Watermelon Beefsteak Tomato, scientifically known as Solanum lycopersicum 'Watermelon Beefsteak,' is a classic heirloom tomato variety that has been enjoyed by gardeners and tomato enthusiasts for over 100 years. Developed by American seedsman George Gleckler, this tomato is renowned for its impressive size, exceptional flavor, and prolific production. These tomatoes are known for their enormous proportions, with a single fruit often weighing up to an impressive 2 pounds or even more. The size of these tomatoes is truly awe-inspiring and makes them a standout in any garden. In addition to their remarkable size, Watermelon Beefsteak Tomatoes are prized for their exceptional flavor. These tomatoes boast meaty flesh with deep pink skins and purple-red flesh that is both juicy and delicious. Their rich and robust flavor makes them a favorite choice for slicing and enjoying fresh in sandwiches, salads, and other culinary creations. The vines of the Watermelon Beefsteak Tomato are indeterminate. To support the weight of these giant tomatoes, it's essential to stake or provide proper support for the plants. With the right care and attention, a single vine can yield an astonishing 50 pounds of fruit. The Watermelon Beefsteak Tomato typically matures in approximately 75 to 95 days, rewarding patient gardeners with an abundant and flavorful harvest. A must-try for its outstanding size, taste, and tradition. Experience the joy of growing and savoring the Watermelon Beefsteak Tomato, and relish in the satisfaction of cultivating a timeless and flavorful giant in your own garden.