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Better Boy Hybrid Tomato
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Better Boy Hybrid Tomato

Guinness Record Holder for Yields

This best-selling slicing tomato has it all—excellent taste, beautifully rounded large fruit and disease resistance. Plus, it produces loads of 1-lb. plump, juicy, meaty, red fruits. This outstanding variety is the Guinness record holder—producing 342 lbs. of fruit from one plant! Better Boy Hybrid Tomato exhibits resistance to verticillium wilt disease, fusarium wilt race I and root-knot nematodes. It's widely adapted throughout the country. An indeterminate, it produces fruits up until frost. Staking the vines is recommended. Seeds can be planted indoors about 6-8 weeks before transplanting the seedlings outdoors in the garden. Approx. 30 seeds per pkt. Disease Resistance: F RKN V. 75 DAYS.
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  • Botanical Name: Lycopersicon lycopersicum "Better Boy"
  • Height: 6 - 8 feet (needs staking.).
  • Spacing: 18 - 24 inches between plants, 3 - 5 feet between rows.
  • Depth: 1/4 inch.
  • Spread: 3 feet.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
  • Yield: 100 lbs. per 100 foot row.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Blooms: Summer
  • Fruit: Plump, juicy, meaty, deep globe, scarlet tomatoes. 8 oz., often weigh 1 lb.
  • Days To Maturity: 75 days from transplant.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Germination: 8 - 10 days.
  • Form: Vine, Indeterminate
  • Flower Form: Small yellow flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, deep, fertile soil. pH 5.5 - 6.8
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 30 seeds per packet.
  • Comments: Indeterminate vines, best staked. Widely adapted. Big yields. Disease resistant: V, F, N. Good foliage protection. Stake or support plants. Biggest yield, Guinness record-holder for producing 342 lbs. of fruit from one plant.

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