Tomato Coeur de Boeuf (Beefsteak) Grafted Plants

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Solanum lycopersicum

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Very different from other tomatoes, this large beefsteak variety is characterised by its very distinctive shape and mouth-watering texture and flavour. Very meaty and fleshy, fruits ripen from the inside out and look particularly attractive when sliced and used in Mediterranean type salads with mozzarella and olive oil. Indeterminate.

Grafted vegetable plants offer us gardeners’ plants which have greater vigour and much more resistance to soil borne pests and diseases, such as nematodes – particularly useful if you grow in the greenhouse border soil each year, where crop rotation is somewhat limited! The grafting process brings together the best attributes of two different plants – a species rootstock and a hybrid variety. The hybrid variety is grafted to the species rootstock to produce plants which are strong and vigorous, which in turn, produce more fruits and heavier yields. Although traditionally greenhouse grown, we have found, over the last few years, that plants, if placed in a warm and sunny position, will also crop well outside too – even more reason to grow them!

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