The Q&A Archives: Most Dependable Tomato

Question: Please help!
I would like to know the most dependable mid to large size red tomato? One that resist desease and cracking? I think I have it narrowed down to Burpee's Big Girl or Best Boy. I know the success of a Tomato depends on a lot of factors, but which is the best going in? Thank you very much.

Answer: Burpee's Big Girl is crack resistant and resistant to V and F. Some more disease resistant varieties include Celebrity, Super Tasty and Big Beef which are all resistant to V,F,N,T,A,and S. Your local UMASS extension may have suggestions as to varieties that seem to do the best in your local area conditions as well.

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