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Better Boy Tomato Plant

Your price: $7.61
  • - Spacing: 28 inches
  • - Days to Harvest: 75
  • - Production: Indeterminate
  • - Voted a "Best of Decade" tomato
  • - Each 3-Inch Pot contains 1 Better Boy Tomato Plant
Plant Features

Better Boy is an easy-to-grow tomato that produces smooth-skinned fruits that are meaty and delicious. Better Boy also produces fruits that can weigh up to a full pound. The plants offers excellent disease resistance, heat and weather tolerance. It will turn your thumb green!

Tomato Companion Plants: Carrot, Chive, Garlic Bulbs, Onion, Marigold, Parsley

Tomato Growing Tips

  • Watch for green caterpillars that will eat the leaves and fruits, hand pick and destroy as you find them
  • To prevent blight and other foliar diseases, it is important to avoid watering the leaves and to use Serenade Garden Disease Control or a copper fungicide as needed

Our Better Boy Tomato Plants are grown with a commitment to natural methods, ensuring they're healthy and robust. Guaranteed to arrive alive and thriving!

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 6+ hours
Watering Needs Consistently moist, but not waterlogged
Soil Properties Well-drained
Tolerates Sandy soil
Fertilizer When transplanted and then every 3-4 weeks
Growing Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Growing Support Cage, Netting, Stake
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
When to harvest When the skin yields slighty to finger pressure
Production Time Fruit ripens throughout the season
Habit Sprawling
Foliage Color Green
Plant Used for Food Production
Disease Resistance Alternaria Stem Canker (AS), Cracking, Fusarium Wilt (F) Race 1, Gray Leaf Spot (GLS), Nematode, Root Knot Nematode, Verticillium Wilt (V)
Plant Type Hybrid

Product Reviews


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Great tomatoes. These plants were packed really well and arrived very healthy. Pleasure to purchase plants from GrowJoy.

From Mary | July 25, 2023

Growing fast with lots of tomatoes

This tomato plant is growing quickly with lots of green tomatoes. Excited to harvest them later this summer.

From Candice | July 16, 2023

Better Boy Tomato

These plants came in great shape. They already in the ground and growing

From John | May 11, 2023


I preordered several plants this spring, vegetables and a bougainvillea. They arrived exactly when they said and the condition of the plants were outstanding. I followed directions, planted them and they have flourished!!

From DEBRA | April 27, 2023


Growjoy has the best tomato plants of anyone! I’ve purchased plants from lots of mail order nurseries as well as local nurseries, and Growjoy’s plants are the healthiest and most productive and pest and disease free. I always place orders in January and they always arrive in perfect condition packed in plastic containers and wrapping. You will not be disappointed.

From Karen | April 26, 2023

Healthy Upon Arrival

Tomato plant was in great shape and ready to be planted

From anonymous | August 18, 2022


arrived in fair condition

From fred | June 07, 2022

Awesome customer service and shipping!

All of the different kinds of plants were so healthy and in perfect condition! Would definitely order from you again!

From anonymous | May 09, 2022

Great plants

Plants arrived in great shape and right on time, I order from Growjoy every year great company

From Virgil | May 04, 2022

Perfect shipping

I love the care and thought put into transporting live plants. Better Boy has already adapted to his new surroundings and has put out new leaves!

From Felita T. | April 09, 2022

Better Boy Tomato

Plant arrived in great shape approximately 10 tall with about 8 blooms very happy. Planted plant is thriving@

From Mr | April 01, 2022

Better Boy Tomatoes

We got are plants quickly and they were packed wonderfully we planted them in the garden and they are growing beautifully 🍅🍅🍅🍅🍅

From Leah | October 08, 2021

Better Boy tomato plant

Plants were healthy on arrival . I planted my garden about 3 weeks ago. Plants are growing well and look great. Thanks Grow Joy!

From Frank | June 25, 2021

Better Boy Tomato

Plant arrived securely in plastic so that it arrived safely. thank you grow joy

From Darlene | June 07, 2021

Doing great

The plant arrived practically bursting out of its container. I planted it a little over 2 weeks ago. It has grown so much, and there's already a blossom. I'm super excited to try them.

From anonymous | May 25, 2021

Thriving beautifully

Their customer service is wonderful. I live in Florida and a few plants we're Beyond hope when delivered. I called and they immediately replaced everything that needed to be replaced.

From nancy | October 22, 2020

Great Plants

Great packaging plants arrived in good shape. Once planted it took off and has grown and produced blossoms quickly.

From Kristi | September 09, 2020

Better Boy Tomato Plant

This plant came to me in excellent condition. I planted it immediately and it already has a little bud on it. The Better Boy plant is very healthy and I can hardly wait to harvest the first one and have a tasty tomato sandwich!

From John | May 29, 2020

Great product

Order delivered promptly via UPS. Plants were in excellent conditions . All have been transplanted in the garden and are doing very well

From Avinoam | May 19, 2020


First time ordering from GrowJoy and I am impressed! Tomatoes were shipped on time and packaged perfectly for transplant to my raised bed! Can’t wait for harvest time!!

From Brian | May 04, 2020

Better Boy

This is my first time purchasing this variety of tomatoes. They are growing fast and are already flowering. I can't wait to see the tomatoes!

From Kenyatta | April 21, 2020

Beautiful plants!

Plants were packaged very well and arrived in great shape. The tomatoes were more mature than I expected and not some dinky little things. Almost everything is in the ground and looking good. Thanks!

From Pamela | April 01, 2020

Tomato Plants

Received my products a few days ago. They were in perfect condition. The way they were packaged really impressed me. Great job. Cannot wait until they start producing fruit.

From Nancy | May 23, 2019

Looking forward to trying these

I really am looking forward to trying these tomatoes. Plants look great.

From Frank | May 20, 2019

Better Boy Tomato Plant

I was VERY impressed with the quality of both the plants and the shipping. I will definitely use them again.

From Rhonda | May 04, 2019

Tomato plant

Product shipped fast and is growing great

From donna | August 16, 2018

Doing well

our tomatoes have yet to ripen but plants are strong and lot of tomatoes on them. Can't wait to see them ripen

From anonymous | July 26, 2018

My plants

All of my plants are getting big except one was dead when I received but with great customers service they are working something out with me . I will orders more plants with them again

From Shari | May 26, 2018


Arrived well and is flourishing

From Chad | May 16, 2018

Excellent tomato plants

I love your tomato plants. I order every year. They are always so healthy and in such good shape.. your pepper plants are excellent also.

From ROBERT | May 12, 2018

Better Boy Tomato

The plant looked great when I received it and is doing real good after being planted!

From anonymous | May 09, 2018

arrived great

The plant arrived great and is looking wonderful. I was a little skeptical at first on how it would look when I receive it, but the tomato plant arrived already growing and smelling fresh. will order again. Thank you so much! : )

From Jose | May 03, 2018

Great experience

Plants arrived quickly and healthy

From Harry | April 21, 2018

Satisfied customer

Happy with my purchase. Plants arrived healthy and quickly.

From Harry | April 13, 2018

Good strong looking plant

It took a few days to recover from shipping but it looks like a good strong plant. I look forward to harvesting tomatoes in the next few months.

From anonymous | October 27, 2017

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From linda | June 29, 2017

Better Boy Tomato

I have ordered tomato plants for years and have never been disappointed.

From Carolyn | May 01, 2017

Better Boy Tomato

I must say it is  the best place to get plants, if anything is wrong they take good care of you to honor that doesn't get any better. Customer service is great!

From linda | April 17, 2017

Healthy plants

I have ordered tomato plants from GrowJoy for years. They have never let me down. Juicy tomatoes in abundance.

From Harry | April 07, 2017

Better Boy Tomato Plant

I grew this in a large container on my very sunny back deck . The plant grew very quickly and well supported with a cage . Produced very consistently fist sized tomato . I would buy this again .

From Tom | November 27, 2016


The Better Boy is my most favorite tomato.

From Nanette | August 11, 2016

Tomatoes look good

Both plants look good so far.

From Jarrod | July 29, 2016

Better Boy tomato

Tomato plant arrived when promised and in excellent condition.

From Bruce | May 18, 2016

Healthy Plants

Received Better Boy Tomato plants today...Very Healthy large plants.... 3rd year customer Thank you

From torrey | March 24, 2016

Better Boy Tomato Plants

Between all the rain we have received here in Indiana this year AND a new puppy I wasn't sure I could find any tomato plants this late in the year. I exhausted all my usual sources, and found your company on the net with plants still available. I was a little skeptical, but decided to give you guys a try. My plants arrived promptly, were in great shape, and bigger than I was expecting. I can't do anything about the weather but the puppy has some new boundaries and I'm optimistic that I will have tomatoes after all this year. Thank you!!!

From Patty | July 23, 2015

Very satisfied.

The Better Boy Tomato arrived looking very well and produced its first tomato only a week after arriving. Will definitely be getting any future plants from here.

From David | July 16, 2015

Very healthy plants

Excellent plant and packaging, plant took to my garden immediately. Very pleased with my order.

From Gloria | June 08, 2015

Better Boy Plant Shipment

Loved the packaging and the size of the plant.

From Eugene | May 28, 2015

Better Boy Tomato Plant

Doing great!

From Kathryn | April 22, 2015

very happy

The Better Boy Tomato Plant appeared to be crushed when it arrived but I watered it and it was back to normal in a couple of days. It is now growing fast and looking very good.

From Richard | April 09, 2015

Better Boy Tomato Plant

This particular plant arrived looking a little stressed, and I immediately replanted, watered and put it in my indoor grow box. It is growing, so I think it will be OK. I'm pleased you have plants in stock in the fall for indoor gardeners such as myself. The packaging was very good, so I don't think the condition was anything other than the plant having to go through the shipping process.

From Maria | October 09, 2014

Fall Tomatoes-Better Boy

I live in deep south. I received four live tomato plants in perfect condition. Green and growing!

From Tim | August 08, 2014

Best Tomato Plants

I just moved here and am starting a garden. I was unable to find the Better Boy plant which I prefer. Either they didn't carry them or was sold out. To my surprise GrowJoy had some. The packaged arrived very rapidly. Was packaged so that the plants were very protected. To my surprise they just were not sticks like I have gotten before. They were very dehydrated, but after a good soaking they livened up. Now my plant are looking very good and are about 10 in tall. I would highly recommend this company to anybody.

From anonymous | July 20, 2014

Better Boy Tomato

Plant arrived in nice packaging

From Olga | June 16, 2014

Awesome tomato plants

As healthy as if I bought them locally

From anonymous | May 11, 2014

Beautiful Better Boy

My Better Boy Tomato plant arrived well packaged, healthy and still moist. Planted it last week and it is putting out new growth! Yay!

From Dee | April 06, 2014

Tomato plants

looks great! watered and will plant today. thanks!

From laquita | August 02, 2013

Better Boy

I'm working on a second season of plants here in NC now that, hopefully, our monsoon season is drawing to a close. We are replacing a lot of our tomatoes due to severe blight. These plants are great. I will most likely stop starting from seed next year. Very reasonably price and in very healthy condition on arrival. Even when shipping several states away. Plants adapt within a day and are growing like crazy. Best plants from any place I have ordered live plants from. And I've been ordering for several years. GrowJoy  is only place I will order from now!

From Kristy | July 15, 2013

Great Tomato Plants

I love your website and Better Boy Tomato plants!

From anonymous | May 20, 2013

Better Boy Tomato review

Tomato plants arrived in perfect condition!

From Betsy | August 17, 2012

Review for Better Boy Tomato Plants

My plants were ordered for the second growing season. They arrived in great shape and in a timely manner. After planting, my tomato plants are growing nicely.

From Vickie | August 11, 2012

Juicy and sweet Better Boy

Nothing like a homegrown tomato

From Laura | July 24, 2012