- Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 5 - 7 Feet
- Mature Spread 5 - 7 Feet
- Growing Zones 9 - 12
The Heirloom Marriage Jersey Boy Slicing Tomato Plant is a fast-grower that produces plump 10- to 12-ounce fruit. Harvest tomatoes from July through September. The harvest is heavy at the start of the season and gradually fades by the end. This heirloom variety is flavorful and great for eating raw and cooking.
Heirloom Marriage Jersey Boy Slicing Tomato Plant Care
Plant the Heirloom Marriage Jersey Boy Slicing Tomato Plant in the spring once the temperature is consistently warm and there is no longer a chance of frost. Mature plants will spread out 2 to 3 feet wide. While this variety is disease resistant, space plants at least 3 feet apart to reduce the risk of mildew. Use rich, moist, well-drained soil.
Growing Heirloom Marriage Jersey Boy Slicing Tomato Plant
The Heirloom Marriage Jersey Boy Slicing Tomato Plant needs full sun to thrive, and plump, red tomatoes are ready to pick in 70 days. The Jersey Boy slicing tomato plant will reach 5 to 7 feet tall, so stake the plants to provide support.
This plant can be grown in a large container, at least 24 inches in diameter. Support the plant with a stake or tomato cage, and water it regularly, potentially daily during hot, dry weather.
Watering Heirloom Marriage Jersey Boy Slicing Tomato Plant
Keep the soil consistently moist to support growth. Water this plant daily or when the top few inches of soil are dry. Plants that receive intense afternoon sun will dry out more quickly and may need water more often.
Feeding Heirloom Marriage Jersey Boy Slicing Tomato Plant
Fertilize the Heirloom Marriage Jersey Boy Slicing Tomato plant using balanced plant food. Feed this heirloom tomato every two weeks during the growing season.
Heirloom Marriage Jersey Boy Slicing Tomato Plant Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 9 - 12|
|Plant Type: Edible Plants|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 5 - 7 Feet|
|Mature Spread: 2 - 3 Feet|
|Spacing: 2 - 3 Feet|
|Flower Color(s): None|
|Foliage Type: Herbaceous|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering|
|Attracts: Birds, Butterflies|
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting|
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Low Maintenance|
|Brand: Goodness Grows|
|Common Name: Heirloom Marriage Jersey Boy Slicing Tomato Plant|
|Other Name(s): Heirloom Marriage Jersey Boy Slicing Tomato|
|Scientific Name: Tomato Heirloom Marriage 'Jersey Boy'|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.