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Big League Hybrid Tomato

Large fruit in a container

Big League Hybrid Tomato

Large fruit in a container

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Product Description
68 DAYS If you want large tomatoes but have limited space, this compact plant will happily grow in our Grow Tubs, bearing the largest fruit of any true container-type variety! Early maturing, we recommend supporting with a cage due to its size.
Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Big League'
  • Season: both Spring & Fall
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Height: 45-48 inches.
  • Spacing: 24 - 36 inches.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual
  • Spread: 25-28 inches.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Depth: Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep. For plants, plant them deeper than in the pot. Plant them just below the first set of leaves.
  • Germination: 8 - 10 days
  • Days to Maturity: 68 days from transplant.
  • Yield: High yields.
  • Fruit: Very large, beefsteak, red fruit (14-21 oz.)
  • Soil Preference: Well-drained, deep, fertile soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Pruning: Determinate tomatoes need no pruning.
  • Form: Vine, Determinate.
  • Flowers: Small yellow flowers.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 10 seeds per packet.
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
Shipping Information

Orders for in-stock seeds and hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zones All Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants
1A - 6B 9/14/18 - 10/26/18
7A - 10B 8/31/18 - 11/09/18
Last Order
Date
Zones 1-6: 10/22/2018
Zones 7-10: 11/5/2018

2018 Insects Shipping Schedule
    Zones     Lacewings, Lady Beetles &
Encapsulated Earthworms
Nematodes
1A 5/4/18 - 11/2/18 5/11/18 - 11/2/18
1B - 2A 5/11/18 - 11/2/18 5/11/18 - 11/2/18
2B - 3B 4/27/18 - 11/2/18 4/27/18 - 11/2/18
4A - 6A 4/13/18 - 11/2/18 4/13/18 - 11/2/18
6B - 7A 4/6/18 - 11/2/18 4/6/18 - 11/2/18
7B - 8B 3/9/18 - 11/2/18 3/9/18 - 11/2/18
9A - 10B 2/23/18 - 11/2/18 2/23/18 - 11/2/18
Last Order Date 10/29/2018 10/29/2018

Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order—via the U.S. Postal Service or United Parcel Service. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the continental United States.

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