How should you prune tomato plants?

Answer A commonly used method is to pinch off (cut off) the laterals, which are the larger sideways growing shoots. This is not necessary if you have plenty of room around the plants, but may encourage la... Read More »

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How do you prune tomato plants?

Well, I think of "pruning" as something you do to woody plants. But you can pinch the suckers off tomato plants.Showing you would be the simplest, or drawing you a picture, but since that's not po... Read More »

How to Prune Roma Tomato Plants?

Roma tomato plants produce small, almost oval-shaped tomatoes that are typically bright red and flavorful when they are ripe. Gardeners favor them because of their disease resistance and low bush-l... Read More »

How do I prune or sucker tomato plants?

Sterilize ShearsFill a spray bottle with 1 part bleach and 4 parts water. Spray both sides of pruning shears with the spray. Allow the shears to dry.Remove SuckersCut the suckers when they are 2 to... Read More »

How often should you water tomato plants?

Tomato plants should be watered when the first inch or two of soil becomes completely dry. During periods of no rain, check plants daily to determine if watering is needed. When it is, use a wateri... Read More »