Largest Beefsteak Tomato Ever Bred


Burpee introduces SteakHouse Tomato

  • Fruit Weight: 24-48  ounces
  • Days to Maturity: 75-80  days
  • Sun: Full Sun
  • Height: 65-70  inches
  • Sowing Method: Indoor Sow
  • Spread: 65-70  inches

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For 2014, the giant ‘SteakHouse’ Tomato headlines the bumper crop of new varieties. The biggest tomato ever bred, it tips the scales at up to three pounds, brimming with true heirloom tomato flavor and head-spinning fragrance (video here).

A heritage brand, Burpee has seen the popularity of tomatoes climb steadily for the past 65 years to become the number one vegetable grown, outselling all winter and summer squashes, and sweet and hot peppers combined.  Burpee’s introduction of the ‘Big Boy’ tomato in 1948 was at the forefront of the trend that turned tomato-growing into one of America’s most popular garden activities. [...] read more

“Burpee horticulturists have continuously brought innovation to the seed market since 1881,” said George Ball, Burpee’s chairman. “The ‘SteakHouse’ Tomato will delight gardeners with its gorgeous, humongous fruits – and the taste is sublime! You can feed a whole family with one of these tomatoes,” he noted.