|Early Girl Hybrid
is a Ferry Morse tomato. "Early Girl" is the earliest of the slicing tomatoes. It produces
dark red, 4 to 6 ounce fruits in abundance.
There are hundred's of cultivars of "Tomatoes"
available to gardeners. Most of them require the same basic care and are usually grown from pre-started plants purchased at
your local Garden Center.
The Bed: Add a fresh layer
of rich compost to the top soil, then till or spade the bed to
loosen the soil and work in the compost. Rake level.
How to Grow: "Tomatoes"
can be planted after all danger of frost has passed in black
plastic covered beds, open beds or in containers. Which ever
method you choose space the transplants 24" to 36"
apart. Water as needed. "Tomatoes" prefer soils more to
the dry side. If your growing larger varieties place a Tomato cage around the plants before they become to
large. When the plants flower, a gentle shake will help to pollinate
are ready to harvest when the fruits are red and firm. End of
season green fruits can be ripened in a shady window sill.
Available Hybrids - Cultivars: All
from Ferry Morse. Beefmaster Hybrid 80 days, Better Boy 70 - 75
days, Big Beef, 73 days, Big boy 78 days, Brandywine 120 days,
Jelly Bean, 70 days, Jubilee 80 days, Red Cherry 70 - 75 days,
Roma 85 - 90 days, Rutgers 80 - 85 days, Supersweet 100 65 days,
Top Sirloin 70 - 75 days, and Vita Gold 68 days.