Tomato (Pole) Bonnie Best – Item #302


A favorite home-garden variety since the early 1900s due to its early maturity and sharp tomato flavor. Over the years this variety has also been known as John Baer, Early Marketeer, Red Bird and Redhead.

SKU: 00000510 Categories: ,

Additional information

Weight .25 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Plant Space: 18″ (46cm)

Row Space: 2-3′ (0.6-1m)

Sprouts In: 7-15 days

Start seeds indoors six to eight weeks before the last spring frost and transplant in late spring after nights have warmed. Sow outdoors in climates with 120 or more frost-free days. Germinates best at 75°F. Plant in a sunny spot. Feed every two weeks with high phosphorous fertilizer.

Ripen on the vine for best flavor Vigorous 4-6′ vines require tall, sturdy stakes or trellises.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Lycopersicon lycopersicum

Matures In: 70 days