Better Boy Hybrid Tomato

Better Boy Hybrid Tomato

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DESCRIPTION

Holds a Guinness Book of World Records championship for yields: Nearly 350 lbs. of tomatoes from a single plant over a single season! Expect heavy yields of delicious, juicy, yet meaty, firm, round, red fruits weighing 10-16 oz. and more. Has just the right balance of acid and sugar. Heavy foliage protects fruits from sun scald. Widely adaptable to climates and soil conditions. Requires staking or cages. Continues to be the choice for many Home Gardeners and Commercial Growers.

CLASSIFICATIONS
HYBRID

Created from a controlled method of pollination in which the pollen of two different species or varieties is crossed by human intervention. Typical F1 varieties are deliberately created to breed a desired trait. Gardeners who use hybrid plant varieties usually purchase new seed every year, however, over several years the seed could eventually be used for open pollination

INDETERMINATE

Indeterminates produce plants as large as you will allow them to grow. They have many widely spaced branches, numerous suckers, and produce tomatoes all season long. These are the varieties that can be manipulated in all sorts of fashion to make the plants conform to your needs.

VEGETABLE SEED AND PLANTING GUIDE
Direct Seed (100 Ft.)Distance Apart In Row After ThinningSpace Between RowsPlanting Depth
1/2 Oz.24-72"36-84"1/4-1/2"

* This is an estimated guide. Conditions may vary considerably due to location.

ESTIMATED DAYS TO MATURITY

75 days

APPROXIMATE SEED COUNT

  • 11,500 per Oz.
  • 184,000 per Lb.

DISEASE RESISTANCE OR TOLERANCE

Alternaria Stem Canker
Fusarium Wilt(Race 1)
Root Knot Nematode
Stemphylium(Gray Leaf Spot)
Verticillium Wilt

COMPANIONS

  • Asparagus
  • Carrot
  • Celerey
  • Cucumber
  • Onion
  • Parsley
  • Pepper

ALLIES

  • Basil repels flies and mosquitos, improves growth and flavor
  • Bee Balm, chives and mint improve health and flavor
  • Borage deters tomato worm, improves growth and flavor
  • Dill (until mature) improves growth and flavor, but once mature, it stunts tomato growth
  • Marigold deters nematodes
  • Pot marigold deters tomato worm and general garden pests

ENEMIES

  • Corn and tomato are attacked by the same worm
  • Mature dill retards tomato growth
  • Kohlrabi stunts tomato growth
  • Potatoes and tomatoes are attacked by the same blight