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How to Grow Early Girl Hybrid Tomatoes

Early Girl is a very popular hybrid tomato variety. These good tasting tomatoes, are among the earliest to ripen. They ripen sooner than some cherry tomato varieties.

Early Girl tomatoes are good candidates for areas with a short, frost free period. Like other tomatoes, they are not cold hardy.


Early Girl Hybrid  tomato plants are indeterminate vines. The plants have resistance to Fusarium Wilt and Vertilillium Wilt.

The early ripening, medium sized fruit grow 4 to 8 ounces. The tomatoes are bright red.  Flavor is good. This plant provides you with that first home grown tomato taste.

Days to Maturity: 55-70 days from setting transplants in the garden.This plant is among the slowest growing varieties. It's superb taste is well worth the wait.

History and Origin:

This cultivar was created in France, and originally distributed by Peto Seed Co. Monsanto is the patent holder.

Early Girl was first sold in the U.S. in the mid-1970's.

Early Girl was named to complement the "Big Boy" variety.

How to Grow

Learn 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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