Big Boy Tomato

A favorite hybrid, the thick walls of Big Boy make perfect slices for the classic tomato sandwich.

Big Boy Tomato

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  • Fruit size: 16 to 32 oz
  • Matures: 78 days after planting
  • Plant size: 6 to 10 feet
  • Spacing: 36 inches apart
  • Plant type: Indeterminate

The name, Big Boy, is easy to remember and so is the flavor. This is a big, sandwich-type slicer with smooth, bright red fruit and a flavor that everybody likes. It bears heavily in mid-season, yet the indeterminate vines continue fruiting (though not as heavily) until frost. Plants in our Alabama test garden, where conditions are excellent, have yielded 100 tomatoes each through a 10-week harvest season. Long vines need staking, or grow the plant in a tall cage. Resistant to cracking.

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