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Shrubs, Flowers and Fruit

Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Big Boy Tomato(5 of 14)

Indeterminate variety with bushy habit
Produces large 1-pound fruit 78 days after sowing seed
Plant in full sun
Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained, neutral soil
Height: 4-5 feet; Width: 2 feet
Summer Annual
All Zones: Sow seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before first frost; plant outdoors when daytime temperatures reach 70 degrees; water regularly when dry; remove plants after final harvest or after first killing frost.

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