Genus: Solanum Species: lycopersicum Item Form: (P)Pkt of 30 seeds Tomato Fruit Set: Indeterminate Days to Maturity: 100 Seeds Per Pack: 30 Plant Height: 4 in - 5 in Light Requirements: Full Sun Moisture Requirements: Dry,Moist, well-drained Resistance: Disease Resistant Soil Tolerance: Normal, loamy Uses: Cuisine
(P) Pkt of 30 seeds 100 days. Indeterminate. This lovely AAS Winner globe shaped beefsteak type tomato is firm and fleshy. Disease resistant with a beautiful red color and dark leaves, this tomato is perfect for tomato lovers and gardeners who love to cook!
These scar free fruits have a beautiful well behaved form. It's the perfect balance between acid and sugar. Great for slicing!
Chef's Choice Red is a heavy producer. Expect nearly 2 dozen fruits from every plant. This is a vigorous, tall, well-branched vining plant, prepared to keep the fruit coming all season and in need of good support for its huge tomatoes! Easily 5 feet high before the season is over, it offers great foliage protection for the fruit against the punishing effects of the summer sun.Part of the reason for the productivity of this tomato is its superior disease resistance. Chef's Choice Red stands up to tobacco mosaic virus, resists cracking, and is not troubled by anthracnose. Healthier plants mean better growth and bigger crops, not to mention more lush foliage!
Start seeds indoors 5 to 6 weeks before the last frost date. Plant outdoors when danger of frost is past and night temperatures consistently remain above 55 degrees F. If an unexpected late frost is forecasted, protect young plants with plastic sheeting or other cover. Set plants 2 to 2½ feet apart.