Data specific to Tomatoes (Edit)
Heredity: Open Pollinated
Skin Color: Pink
Fruit Shape: Beefsteak
Fruit Size: Medium
Best Uses: Slicing
Growth Mode: Indeterminate
Earliness: Mid-season
Days to Maturity: 80
Country: USA

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 11 +4.4 °C (40 °F) to +7.2 °C (50 °F)
Plant Height: Varies greatly by species and cultivated variety.
Plant Spread: Varies greatly by species and cultivated variety.
Leaves: Other: Varies greatly by species and cultivated variety.
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Other: Varies greatly by species and cultivated variety.
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Other: Varies greatly by species and cultivated variety.
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Resistances: Rabbit Resistant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Other info: Direct sowing into the garden not recommended. Sow seeds into sterile seed starting mix, 1/8"-1/4" deep, indoors, 6-8 weeks prior to last expected frost date. Optimal germination occurs in 7-14 days with constant moisture and soil temperatures of 75-90F.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Self
Various insects
Containers: Preferred depth: Some tomato varieties, primarily dwarf and determinate varieties, are suitable for container gardening. Large, vining, indeterminate types can be grown in 5 gallon or larger containers but may require extra attention.

Common names
  • Tomato

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Location: Long Island, NY 
Date: 2014-07-22

Courtesy of Diane's Flower Seeds
Location: Long Island, NY 
Date: 2014-07-22

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Location: Long Island, NY 
Date: 2014-08-27
  • Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Aug 25, 2014 7:54 PM concerning plant:
    Blue Beauty is another of Wild Boar Farms' tomato introductions. Blue Beauty is a deep pink beefsteak, but what makes it stand out is the dark-blue, almost black coloring at the tops near the stems. It appears when the tomatoes are still very green and stays as the tomatoes ripen to their deep pink, ready-to-eat color.

    I have found them to be a medium-size beefsteak with nice productivity. The tomatoes have a nice beefsteak flavor. Flavor plus the blue coloring make these tomatoes very interesting, so I try to include at least one in a bag each time I give tomatoes to my friends. Everyone comments on the unusual color combination and the good taste.

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