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Buffalosun Tomato Beefsteak Tomato Plant

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  • Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
  • Mature Height 5 - 6 Inches
  • Mature Spread 20 - 30 Inches
  • Growing Zones 9 - 12

For massive, juicy, flavorful, red-and-yellow tomatoes, look no further than the Buffalosun Beefsteak Tomato. With indeterminate, vigorous growth and disease resistance, this easy hybrid tomato was bred for success. Producing humongous 18-24 ounce fruits in about 70 days, the Buffalosun grows best in full sun with average, well-draining soil. Buffalosun has the benefit and beauty of an heirloom in an easy-to-grow hybrid package. 

Buffalosun Beefsteak Tomato Plant Care  

Plant the Buffalosun Beefsteak Tomato in the spring when temperatures are above 70°F. Choose a spot that receives all day sunlight with average, well-draining soil. The Buffalosun plant will grow to about 5-6 feet tall and 2-3 feet wide, requiring plenty of space to grow and staking for support. Tomatoes do best when watered regularly, so allow the top few inches of soil to dry out a bit before watering deeply. The Buffalosun is crack resistant, making it more tolerant of occasional periods of drought. Because Buffalosun has indeterminate growth, pinch back “suckers” – the tiny leaves in between the main stem and new branches, which can become low-yielding stems – frequently to help the plant focus on growing higher quality fruit.

Growing Buffalosun Beefsteak Tomato Plant

The Buffalosun is ready to harvest 110 days from seed and 70 days from transplant, producing ripe fruit that is ribbed like a Beefsteak tomato and appears yellow with red flames. These 5-6-foot tall tomato plants will need to be planted at least 19 inches apart to ensure that the branches are receiving adequate sunlight for fruit to ripen.

If provided with support, this is an ideal tomato plant for container gardening. To ensure the plant has enough room to grow, choose a pot with drainage holes and at least a 14-inch diameter; be sure to use a high-quality potting soil. Tomato plants in containers may require more frequent deep watering than those in a garden bed.

Watering Buffalosun Beefsteak Tomato Plant 

Early in the season, tomatoes will benefit from daily watering early in the morning, watering deeply to ensure that the entire root system is receiving water and to encourage deep root growth. As temperatures and plant size increase, the Buffalosun may need water twice a day. Take care to avoid wetting the leaves of tomato plants to prevent the spread of foliar diseases. 

Feeding Buffalosun Beefsteak Tomato Plant 

Tomato plants are heavy feeders, benefiting from regular fertilizing throughout their growing season. Ensure that your tomatoes are planted in high-quality soil that is rich in nutrients. Both organic and inorganic fertilizers can be used on tomatoes; choose formulas higher in phosphorus to encourage fruit growth.

Buffalosun Tomato Beefsteak Tomato Plant Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 9 - 12
Plant Type: Edible Plants
Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
Mature Height: 5 - 6 Inches
Mature Spread: 20 - 30 Inches
Spacing: 20 - 30 Inches
Habit: Climbing
Flower Color(s): Yellow
Flower Description:
Bloom Period:
Foliage Type: N/A
Foliage Color(s): Green
Foliage Description:
Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering
Watering: Average
Resists: Disease, Pests & Insects
Tolerates: N/A
Attracts: Bees
Container Role:
Uses: Containers, Mass Planting
Features: Attracts Pollinators, Low Maintenance
Brand: Goodness Grows
Common Name: Buffalosun Tomato Beefsteak Tomato Plant
Other Name(s): Buffalosun Tomato Beefsteak Tomato
Scientific Name: Tomato 'Buffalosun'

Container Sizes

Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.

4.5 Pot

4.5" Pot
 Also Know As:
   4.5" Container

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months
 Plant Size:
   ~ 3"-6"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.5"H x 3.75"W
   1.42 quarts

Quart Pot

Quart Pot
 Also Know As:

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 4"-8"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.75"H x 4.5"W
   1.50 quarts

2.5 Quart

2.5 Quart
 Also Know As:
   2.5 Quart Pot

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 8"-12"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 6.5"H x 6.5"W
   2.20-2.30 quarts

#1 Pot

#1 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #1 Container
    1 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 10"-14"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 7"H x 7.75"W
   2.26-3.73 quarts

#2 Pot

#2 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #2 Container
    2 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2-3 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-18"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 9.5"H x 9.5"W
   1.19-1.76 gallons

#3 Pot

#3 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #3 Container
    3 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 3-4 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-30"
 Pot Size:
   ~9.5"H x 11"W
   2.32-2.76 gallons

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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

Plant Shipping

Time of Order:

Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.

1 Review - Buffalosun Tomato Beefsteak Tomato Plant Show Reviews

  • 3
    pretty bad shape

    Posted by Amy Watts on Dec 30, 2022

    When the plant arrived, it was in bad shape, but the soil on the pot is intact just the leaves came a little wilted. I had to water and feed it for a couple of days before I saw any progress. will send update later.