How do you grow the best Boy tomatoes?
Consequently, 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.
Subsequently, question is, what are Big Boy tomatoes good for? As its name suggests, the Big Boy hybrid tomato plant, Lycopersicon "Big Boy," is not only tall but produces hefty fruit Some Big Boy tomatoes weigh in at 1 pound or more. The scarlet Big Boy tomato has smooth, round fruit and is often used for sandwich-size slices.
Then, are Better Boy tomatoes disease resistant?
Better Boy Tomato Pests and Diseases While Better Boys are generally disease resistant and will suffer little or no disease if properly rotated, they are susceptible to almost all predators.
Should I prune Big Boy tomato plants?
As a rule, pruning is most helpful for indeterminate tomato varieties — large plants that continue to grow taller and produce fruit until killed by frost. If your goal is to maximize the harvest, prune suckers sparingly. A good compromise is to remove all suckers that grow below the first flower cluster.