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Better Boy Hybrid Tomato

Guinness Record Holder for Yields

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Better Boy Hybrid Tomato

Guinness Record Holder for Yields

  • Best-selling slicer
  • Highly productive plants
  • Fruits are typically 1 lb. or more
  • Excellent disease resistance
  • Indeterminate
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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Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2022 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE SEEDS
1A to 4A 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
4B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
5A 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
5B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
6A 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
6B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
7A 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
7B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
8A & B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
9A & B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
10A & B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
Last Order Date All Grow Zones:Oct 24, 2022

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Product Details

Product Details

  • 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
  • Yield: 100 lbs. per 100 foot row.
  • Color: Yellow
  • Size: 30 Seed Pkt
  • Blooms: Summer
  • Fruit: Plump, juicy, meaty, deep globe, scarlet tomatoes. 8 oz., often weigh 1 lb.
  • Days To Maturity: 75 Days
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Germination: 8 - 10 Days
  • Form: Vegetable, Tomato, Hybrid Tomato
  • Flower Form: Star shaped
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, deep, fertile soil. pH 5.5 - 6.8
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 30 seeds per packet.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.

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