Tomato Pruning Help

Yessabub(5A)July 4, 2013

So my jetstar tomatoe plants are getting really big now and they are super full. I didn't realize I was suppose to be pruning them and I'm worried that maybe there too full to grow a good amount of tomatoes from all the shade. Is it a must to prune them also is it too late now?

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digdirt2(6b-7a No.Cent. AR HZ8 Sun-35)

Nothing says you are "supposed" to prune them. Pruning is strictly optional and is NOT required for any reason. In some situations it may have some advantages, in other situations it is detrimental to the plant and to fruit production.

Without knowing where you live or even your garden zone there is no way to know if your plants might benefit from pruning or not.

The Growing Tomatoes forum here is the place for this question and you will find many discussions there about it as well as a FAQ on Pruning.

Dave

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Yessabub(5A)

I'm in Cornish maine

    Bookmark   July 4, 2013 at 2:06PM
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