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When you see a big, beautiful tomato, it's no surprise that it's the most commonly grown crop for home gardeners. No store-bought tomato can even come close to rivaling the earthy, juicy, meaty tomatoes you can grow at home. Store-bought tomatoes are hybrid varieties that are chosen for the durability during shipping and predictable harvest. Taste isn't the number one concern. While these hybrids have an important role in our food culture (think tomato sauce and soups,) we suggest you try growing a few heirlooms at home and taste the difference. Take a look at our favorite large tomatoes.