sweet salad tomatoes? - Knowledgebase Question

Covina, CA (Zone 8B)
Question by mdbreg
July 30, 2005
I planted a Big Boy salad tomato plant this spring and it has bloomed wonderfully... however when I went to taste a ripe one they are very sweet.... can you help me?


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Answer from NGA
July 30, 2005

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There are as many gardeners in favor of the flavor of Big Boy as there are gardeners who are disappointed in its taste. It has a reputation for being more sweet than acid; If you want a big solid meat tomato with the old fashioned tomato taste I would definitely recommend the Mortgage Lifter.

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