Oct 21, 2020  Week: 43

DarkStar Tomato

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Scientific Name : Solanum lycopersicum

Common Name : Tomato, Large-Fruited, Beefsteak

Blooming Season : Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit : Climbing, Upright

Spacing : 18 - 36" (46 - 91cm)

Height : 60 - 84" (152 - 213cm)

Width : 36 - 48" (91 - 122cm)

Exposure : Sun

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Seed supplied as: Raw.

Tomato Class : Large-Fruited

Type : Beefsteak

Habit : Indeterminate

Tomato Colour : Purple

Fruit Characteristics : Oblate, ribbed

Fruit Size : 2-2.25 in./5-6 cm long x 3-3.25 in./8 cm wide, 8-10 oz. (227 to 283 g)

Disease Resistance : HR: LB, V

Days to maturity from transplant : 70-75

Production Method : Field

A true garden star!
DarkStar is resistant to late blight, a common disease of tomato plants, and it has been tested for all common seedborne diseases, ensuring high-quality seed for propagation. You can rely on DarkStar to light up your vegetable program!
  • Upgrade your garden with heirloom tomato flavour and modern hybrid tomato performance.
  • Early-maturing, rich, purple beefsteak fruit has higher yield potential and fewer blemishes than most heirlooms.
  • Large, purple beefsteak fruit is perfect for eating fresh on a sandwich or try preserving in sauce. 
  • Offers high disease resistance to late blight, too.
  • Best grown in the ground with support of a trellis or cage.