Named for the singer Boxcar Willie of the Grand Ole Opry, who's real name was Lecil Travis Martin. The indeterminate plants yield as well as, if not better than, most hybrids. Extremely juicy fruits grow in clusters of three to four and can reach ½ kg or so. The colour is a striking bright red with orange undertones and the flavour is that wonderful old fashioned tomato taste. Essential for your tomato collection. Better than Brandywine and very productive, blemish free bright red disease resistant tomatoes. 75 days from transplanting. Indeterminate
Heirloom Box Car Willie Tomato
The plants want good soil, lots of sun and heat, regular feeding, and careful staking. Your reward will be sweet fruit for many weeks, plus the rich, unmistakable Tomato scent that alone is enough to make your mouth water.
Learn the whys and hows of pruning Tomato plants in a fully illustrated video from Fine Gardening magazine. Click here.