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Should I top off tomato plants?


In the northeast U.S. the end of the growing season for tomatoes can come in September, but could also last into October depending on weather. Should I top off the tomato plants in anticipation of end the season to ensure that existing fruit can grow larger and ripen? If so, how long before the expected end of season is this a good idea? Weeks/days?

 

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    Melis Ann 4 years ago

    Thanks mvillecat - I have many plants and will run an experiment! I have several plants. Some of which are pruned to run up a trellis and some of which are left to grow uncontrollably:)

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    Melis Ann 4 years ago

    Thanks for your answer gorilla24 - I have some plants that I have left natural and some where I have pruned. My pruned plants have leaf curl from the pruning trama, but with more plants per square foot I have had good production so far.


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