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How to Grow Better Boy Hybrid Tomatoes

Better Boy Hybrid tomato is one of the most popular main crop, tomato varieties. The large fruit of Better Boy tomatoes has superior flavor. Plants are high yielding.

Better Boy plants are the world record holder for yield from a single plant at over 340 pounds. See tomato trivia


Vigorous, indeterminate plants produce an abundance of extra large fruits.

Days to Maturity: 70-75 from setting out transplants.

Many people claim this tomato variety has the best flavor.

The meaty fruit is attractive, with a deep red skin color. Fruits weigh from 12 ounces to up to 1 1/2 pounds.

They are excellent for canning, slicing, salads, or eating fresh from  your home garden.

Plants have disease tolerance to VFN, ASC and ST. See disease resistance codes

History and Origin:

As a hybrid, the Better Boy variety was created sometime in the past 50-60 years. If you have further information on its origin, please let us know.

Learn all about growing Tomatoes:

Garden Tomato Recipes: May we suggest:

When making large amounts of juice or sauce, you will need a tomato strainer and sauce maker, to easily remove seeds and skin.  See Tomato Strainers.

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