Excellent Meaty Tomato
The Tomato Better Boy, Solanum lycopersicum 'Better Boy', is a popular all around hybrid, featuring high yields of smooth textured fruit with excellent flavor. The Better Boy tomato has been a household name among home gardeners for years.
Better Boy tomatoes consistently produces good yields of smooth, large, flavorful tomatoes that weigh about 1/2 to 1 pound each. The Better Boy tomatoes are deep red and meaty and have dense foliage cover so fruits are less likely to get sun scald.
Tomatoes should be planted outside after the last average frost date. In warm winter/hot summer areas, tomatoes can be planted in early fall for winter harvest. Tomatoes prefer well drained soil that is high in organic matter. Tomatoes need at least 1 inch of water a week. Soak to depth of 6 to 10 inches when watering. They need at least 6 hours of direct sunlight a day.
- Very popular tomato
- High yielding
- Easy to grow
|Botanical Name||Solanum 'Better Boy'|
|Mature Height||Fruit Size - 16 oz|
|Soil Type||Widely Adaptable|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Growing Zone Range||3-11|
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