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Tomato Seeds - Burpee's Big Boy

Tomato Seeds - Burpee's Big Boy

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Packet $6.95
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  • Heirloom variety from 1949
  • Typically ripen later in the season, about 78 days from seed to harvest
  • Old-fashioned tomato taste with a nice tart acidity and sugary balance
  • at least one inch of water per week and six hours or more of direct sun each day
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Warm Season
Fruit Size 8 to 9 ounces
Growth Habit Upright, Vining

Flavor Profile Sweet
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain, Edible, Fast Growing
Use Culinary
Growing Conditions Commercial, Greenhouse, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Slicing
Plant Resistance Crack Resistant

About Tomato Seeds - Burpee's Big Boy

Solanum lycopersicum

Seed Type Hybrid Seed
Plant Type Indeterminate

The robust plants of Burpee’s Big Boy Tomato Seeds are cherished by vegetable gardeners for producing hefty scarlet tomatoes. Burpee’s Big Boy has long been a top pick, renowned for its firm, velvety, red fruit boasting exceptional flavor and quality. Since its introduction in 1949, its remarkable yield and stunning, sizable eight to nine-ounce scarlet tomatoes have captivated enthusiasts. Culinary connoisseurs recognize Big Boy for its sweet, fragrant, succulent juiciness that melts in the mouth.


Planting Information

Planting Tomato Seeds - Burpee's Big Boy

Planting Season Warm Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 24 to 36 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 78 days
View our Tomato Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 30

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