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Big Beef Tomato Plant

  • - Spacing: 36 inches
  • - Days to Harvest: 75
  • - Production: Indeterminate
  • - A large slicer with good "old time" juicy flavor
  • - Each 3-Inch Pot contains 1 Big Beef Tomato Plant
Plant Features

Big Beef Tomato is a beef-steak tomato that produces nearly flawless, delicious tasting fruits. As good today as it was in 1994 as an AAS Winner! This easy-to-grow plant offers excellent disease resistance and is a reliable producer of 12-16-ounce tomatoes that even sets fruits in cool, wet weather. Big Beef will outproduce any other variety you have!

Tomato Companion Plants: Carrot, Chive, Garlic Bulbs, Onion, Marigold, Parsley

Tomato Growing Tips

  • Watch for green caterpillars that will eat the leaves and fruits, hand pick and destroy as you find them
  • To prevent blight and other foliar diseases, it is important to avoid watering the leaves and to use Serenade Garden Disease Control or a copper fungicide as needed

Our Big Beef Tomato Plants are grown with a commitment to natural methods, ensuring they're healthy and robust. Guaranteed to arrive alive and thriving!

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 6+ hours
Watering Needs Consistently moist, but not waterlogged
Soil Properties Well-drained
Tolerates Sandy soil
Fertilizer When transplanted and then every 3-4 weeks
Growing Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Growing Support Cage, Netting, Stake
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
When to harvest When the skin yields slighty to finger pressure
Production Time Fruit ripens throughout the season
Habit Sprawling
Foliage Color Green
Plant Used for Food Production
Disease Resistance Alternaria Stem Canker (AS), Angular Leaf Spot (ALS), Cracking, Fusarium Wilt (F2) Races 1&2, Gray Leaf Spot (GLS), Nematode, Root Knot Nematode, Tomato Mosiac Virus, Verticillium Wilt (V)
Plant Type Hybrid

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Big beef tomato plants

I have been buying these for several years now. The plants came very well and healthy. Last year I got so many tomatoes I can't tell you how much I enjoyed them. Recommend purchase anything fom this company. Tomatoes, peppers an cucumbers. This company has terrific plants and terrific customer service

From Julie | May 27, 2024

Tomato plants

Tomato plants arrived in great shape.

From anonymous | May 27, 2023

Quality plants

This plant was very healthy when arrived, it was packed so the plant wasn't harmed in shipping. Will buy from here again.

From Matthew | May 18, 2023

Big Beef Tomato

Plants are healthy. They arrived ready to plant.

From Vicki | May 13, 2023

Great shipping boxes, already growing

My second year ordering from Grow Joy. The Big Beef plants arrived in great shape with no shipping damage and ready to plant. Pots are larger than other companies. Already growing strong!

From Lawrence | April 13, 2023

Great Plants

This is the first time that I purchased any plants from Grow Joy. I was very happy with how my tomato plants were sent. No damage and they looked healthy. I am close to picking some of my first tomatoes off of these plants. Will definitely order from GrowJoy again.

From anonymous | June 20, 2022


This little plant shot up in height!

From Tamara | June 01, 2022

Tomato plant

Strong healthy plants and well packaged! Very satisfied with quality!

From Mike | May 03, 2022

Big Beef Tomato Plant

Plant arrived in good shape Can't wait to have my first tomato.

From Darlene | June 07, 2021

Tomato plant

My order came and the plants couldn’t have look healthier.

From shirley | May 08, 2020


The quality of the plant itself and container it was shipped in was amazing. Very strong healthy plants.

From Cindy | May 01, 2020

First season

This is the first season we have tried these tomatoes. Plants are healthy.

From Frank | May 20, 2019

Big Beef Tomato

Plant came through US MAIL.. Very timely.. EXCELLENT CONDITION!! Thanks Again GROWJOY! 😇

From Diane | May 12, 2019


The plant was in great shape, would highly recommend .

From SueAnn | June 08, 2018

Great plant

Plant was shipped in great shape. Just planted it and waiting for them to grow.

From Melanie | May 29, 2018



From DAN | July 06, 2017

Never Dissapointed !!

As always, GrowJoy leaves me speechless! Product was outstanding, arrived in great shape and is working out well...Highly recommended.

From Chad | May 12, 2016

GrowJoy Is The Best

The Big Beef Tomatoes came quickly and in good order. I put them in the ground and they have really taken off. I expect them to do very well...thank you again for a fast, accurate and well done job GrowJoy! I will continue to do business with you because of the trust developed over the years.

From Chad | October 20, 2015

Growing like mad!

Healthy Big Beef Tomato plant, came well packaged and growing like a monster.

From Christine | June 21, 2015

Excellent Tomato!!

My Big Beef Tomato plant is doing fantastic, I already have baby tomatoes growing!

From Danielle | June 13, 2015

Very happy.....

These Big Beef Tomato plants arrived in excellent condition, the packaging was great! I bought 2 of these and they're looking wonderful and are thriving in the garden. I highly recommend GrowJoy.

From Anita | May 15, 2015

very happy

The Big Beef Tomato Plant appeared to be crushed when it arrived but I watered it and it was back to normal in a couple of days. It is now growing fast and looking very good.

From Richard | April 09, 2015

Our favorite variety

The Big Beef Tomato is good old standby in our garden.

From anonymous | June 05, 2014

Big Beef plants

Big Beef Tomatoes are great plants and GrowJoy has great shipping.

From linda | June 02, 2014

GARDEN tomatoes

Great Big Beef plants.

From anonymous | June 01, 2014

Best Place to buy tomato plants

I highly recommend GrowJoy for your gardening needs. The big beef tomato plants arrived as advertised, healthy and in moist soil. This is my second year ordering from them and I wouldn't even consider buying from anyone else!

From Angelia | May 30, 2014

Big Beef Tomato Plant

My 4 Big Beef Tomato Plants arrived looking healthy and hearty, and were well packaged to prevent damage. They were shipped to arrive at the appropriate time for planting, and represent one more experience I have had with GrowJoy that surpasses any other online nursery experience I have experienced. I would not bother with anyone else!

From John | May 17, 2014

Tomato Plants

The Big Beef tomato plants came packed very well and appeared very healthy, They were planted a few weeks ago and are doing well.

From Peter | May 10, 2014

Strong toamto plant

The Big Beef arrived in great condition. First attempt at upside-down planting.

From Sharon | April 09, 2013


These tomato plants produce meaty tomatoes.

From Rudolph | July 22, 2012

excellent tomatoes

All i can say is wow! Love the Big Beef!

From Rudolph | July 22, 2012

plants are exceptional

The best website for ordering Big Beef Tomato plants. Very very impressive!

From Mary | May 04, 2011