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Growing Tip No. 12

"When you plan your garden layout, make sure to allow room for tall plants in the back, away from shorter ones so they don't get shaded out."

 
 
 
Better Boy Tomato
sku: 1-1207a  

One of the most commonly grown backyard tomatoes, the Better Boy red tomato is a favorite of almost everybody who has ever grown tomatoes!

 
Shipping start date : 02-20-2017
Shipping end date : 5-23-2017
Planting recommendation : Warm Season last frost date
Type of Plant : Hybrid with Disease Resistance
Color of Fruit : Reds
Size of Fruit : Medium to Large
Time to Harvest : Mid Season
Size of Mature Plant : 18-24 diameter spacing
Growing Type : Indeterminate
Reg. Price:  $5.95
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One of the most commonly grown backyard tomatoes, the Better Boy tomato plant is a favorite of almost everybody who has ever grown tomatoes! This sturdy plant is resistant to most diseases. Fruits are bright red, delicious and extremely easy to grow. 12 oz. Indeterminate; 75 days.

Watch the video below for helpful tips on how to plant and care for your tomatoes


Growing Tomatoes requires a few basic things for success:

  • ·        Planting after your last frost date in Spring
  • ·        Good Soil, with enough room for each plant to grow, weed free
  • ·        6+ hours of sunlight
  • ·        At least 1” of rain per week or supplemental watering to achieve the same amount.
  • ·        Organic Vegetable Fertilizer blended for Tomatoes, with calcium included, used as directed.
  • ·        Strong Supports for the plants to grow on.
  • ·        Proper pH level from 5.5-6.2
  • ·        Daytime temperatures from 70-85, Nighttime temperatures 55-71 degrees for flowers to form fruit
Read more on our Learn to Grow page
 Average Rating:  5 Star Rating
5.0
 based on 1 Customer Reviews  
   Best Tomato Of All Time, October 11, 2016  By Ken 
Grew Beauty for the first time last yield. Plant produced good yields and had good taste. Eager to grow this variety again this year in New Jersey

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