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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. 75 DAYS.
  • 15121
  • pkt of approx. 30 seeds
  • $5.99
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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.
  • 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.

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

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.

2019 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE SEEDS
1A to 4B 6/18 - 11/1
5A & 5B 6/18 - 11/1
6A & 6B 6/18 - 11/1
7A & 7B 6/18 - 11/1
8A & 8B 6/18 - 11/1
9A to 10B 6/18 - 11/1
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 28, 2019

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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