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Can I prune tomatoes?

Post  memart1 on 6/15/2012, 10:17 am

I have been removing the suckers from my tomatoes, but it seems the branches are taking over the garden. Most are indeterminate type and are trellised, but still have branches 2' long. Since the blossoms appear to be fairly close to the main stem, can I cut about half the length of the branches off? I wouldn't trim all of them at once(I don't want to shock the plants), but if I can take a part off here and there every now and then, I am sure it would help some neighboring plants.

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Re: Can I prune tomatoes?

Post  camprn on 6/15/2012, 6:16 pm

Hi Memart, there are numerous threads about this topic, you can find using the search feature at the bottom of the 'Latest Topics' list on the left.
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