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Tomato 'Big Mama Hybrid'

Solanum lycopersicum

Big Mama Hybrid is a popular variety of Tomato, which belongs to the Solanum genus (Solanum lycopersicum 'Big Mama Hybrid'). 'Big Mama Hybrid' is considered a hybrid cultivar.

Extremely large plum-shaped red hybrid. A good paste tomato.

Big Mama Hybrid grows as an Annual and is a Fruit. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Big Mama Hybrid is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).

Mexico is believed to be where Big Mama Hybrid originates from.

Big Mama Hybrid Tomato is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

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How to grow Tomato 'Big Mama Hybrid'

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Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Big Mama Hybrid 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. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 3 - 14 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Ensure your soil is loamy and has a ph of between 5.0 and 6.0 as Tomato is a moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil loving plant.

Growing Big Mama Hybrid from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 2.60 feet (80.0 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 Big Mama Hybrid about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Big Mama Hybrid

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

Harvesting Big Mama Hybrid

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