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Are Better Boy tomatoes Good?
Last Updated: 3rd June, 2020
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Consequently, how many tomatoes does a better boy produce?
While a "Better Boy" tomato plant set a Guinness World Record by producing more than 340 pounds of tomatoes from a single plant, you aren't likely to harvest quite that much from your "Better Boy." You can, however, expect an abundant crop of deep red, 1-pound slicers that are ready to harvest in just 70 to 75 days.
Also Know, are Better Boy tomatoes good for canning? First and foremost, Better Boy is resistant to Verticillium wilt, Fusarium wilt and nematodes, often annotated with the initials VFN either before or after the variety name. These varieties are most popular with people wanting to make tomato pastes, sauces, salsas, stewed tomatoes, etc. for canning.
In this way, which is better Big Boy or Better Boy tomatoes?
High yields of smooth skinned, large fruit earn Better Boy a spot as one of the most popular tomatoes grown in the US and as one of our all time best sellers.
How do you care for a Better Boy tomato?
"Better Boy" tomatoes thrive and fruit heavily when grown in a spot that gets full sun, with six hours of sun a minimum for good results. They also need fertile soil. When planting, add 2 or 3 inches of compost to the bottom of each hole, along with a handful of bonemeal.