What's the difference between Big Boy and Better Boy tomatoes?
Similarly, it is asked, what type of tomato is a better boy?
The Better Boy is a hybrid tomato that is prized by home growers for its median maturity rate (70-75 days), and consistently excellent smooth-skinned fruits with a classic flavor. They are extremely popular thanks to their resistance to Verticillium and Fusarium Wilt.
One may also ask, can You Can Better Boy tomatoes? 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.
Similarly one may ask, what does a Better Boy tomato look like?
Better Boy Tomato. 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. The fruit has excellent classic tomato flavor with just the right balance of acid and sugar. This is a great slicing tomato.
How big are Better Boy tomatoes?
As an indeterminate tomato, "Better Boy" continues to increase in height until killed by the frost and may reach heights of 4 to 6 feet in warm climates. "Better Boy" requires support for the growing plant and resulting fruit.