The Q&A Archives: Tomato Varieties

Question: I have been planting tomatoes for the last few years, and have yet to find a real good flavorful large tomato. Last year our summer was not the best for growing, but I did try a varity called Seattles Best, and I liked it alot. What are some of better tomatoes to grow?

Answer: Preference for tomatoes varies from individual to individual, but my favorites include Burpee's Big Boy (firm but juicy fruits), Super Tasty (rich and juicy but solid) and the heirloom called Mortgage Lifter. All are available through Burpee's catalog or online at


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