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Tomato 'Sunny Boy'

Solanum lycopersicum

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Sunny Boy is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Sunny Boy'. This variety is an Fruit that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Sunny Boy is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).

Mexico is believed to be where Sunny Boy originates from.

Typically, Sunny Boy Tomato is normally fairly low maintenance and can thus be quite easy to grow - only a basic level of care is required throughout the year to ensure it thrives. Being aware of the basic growing conditions this plant likes (soil, sun and water) will result in a strong and vibrant plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Sunny Boy have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Sunny Boy

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Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Sunny Boy is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Sunny Boy are Zone 3 and Zone 14. Sunny Boy requires a loamy soil with a ph of 5.5 - 7.5 - it grows best in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Sunny Boy from seed

Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.78 inches (2.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 12°C / 54°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Sunny Boy about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Sunny Boy

Plant to the first set of true leaves to promote strong root growth.

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Sunny Boy is a tender plant.

Harvesting Sunny Boy

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