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Tomato Suckers

PRUNING TOMATO SUCKERS: Tomato suckers or side shoots are the growths that appear in the intersection between the stem and a branch of a tomato plant⁣⁣Pruning tomato suckers is recommended as the new stem will compete for nutrients with the original plant. Your plant may have more fruit if you let the suckers grow, but… Continue reading Tomato Suckers

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Tomato Seedlings

When your tomato seedlings become a certain height you will spot those tiny hairs on the stem (first picture). That’s the time when you can repot the seedlings to thicken the stem to support a healthy plant’s weight 🌱⁣The second picture shows how I have buried the stems deeper into the soil so that those… Continue reading Tomato Seedlings