|Is it too late to plant? Best Varieties?
How many plants to supply three people?
|It is too late to plant from seed (February is best) but you can set out large transplants now and harvest before the hot weather really sets in. And, you can plant a fall crop and harvest before the New Year. Some of the best varieties for Houston include:
Better Bush, Improved: Indeterminate. Good producer of large fruits.
Big Beef: Indeterminate. Very productive. Great taste.
Bingo: Determinate. Dark red color.
Camello: Indeterminate. Very productive. Great taste.
Carnival: Determinate. Good producer. Good taste and large tomatoes.
Celebrity: Determinate. Heavy producer. Very dependable in Houston.
Champion: Indeterminate. Bred as just the right size for a hamburger tomato.
Dona: Indeterminate. Always a solid producer in my garden. Great taste.
Jet Star: Indeterminate. Very productive in my garden. Good flavor.
Miracle Sweet: Indeterminate. Large plants. Great taste.
Sweet Chelsea: Indeterminate. Very sweet cherry tomato.
Terrific: Indeterminate. Good producer.