Jersey Boy Hybrid Tomato

Tomato Seeds



Jersey Boy Tomatoes Harvested

A fairly new beefsteak style hybrid from Burpee, a cross between Brandywine and Rutgers.

Burpee is marketing it as a 'Supertomato. Superfragrant. Supertasty and Superproductive.' It Truly is a good hybrid tomato, it is fragrant , it is fairly productive - not super productive, just fairly productive, and it is somewhat tasty.

What it also is, is very expensive at nearly $7.00 for a packet of 25 seeds, the germination rate is not super either - of those 25 seeds many will never germinate and of those that do - some will never reach full maturity. So basically from a packet of 25 seeds- anticipate getting 7 or 8 productive plants, which is sufficient for the average home vegetable garden.

Balancing out the pros and cons I would say that Jersey Boy is worthwhile. If you like the acidic taste found in Rutgers - sorry it's just not there with Jersey Boy - however if you like the sweetness of Brandywine you'll like Jersey Boy.

Start seeds indoors 6 - 8 weeks before planting outdoors.

Indeterminate.

Fruit Weight: 8-10 ounces

Maturity: 70-75 days

Full Sun

Average Height: 3 - 3.5 feet

Spread: Roughly equal to Height

Soil ph: 6.0 -6.8

Prone to Cracking

Slightly above average Yields



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