The Homestead and Big Boy are the most common type of late-season tomato. In Kentucky where the summers are warm and the fall is mild, late-season tomatoes can be planted in mid-July with the knowledge they will ripen in fall. Late-season tomatoes need plenty of air circulation and sunlight. .
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Living in Southern California, Shayne Ochoa has been writing professionally since 2005. Her articles have included topics on education, child development and gardening. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in liberal studies from California Baptist University in Riverside.