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How to Root Tomato Suckers

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How to Root Tomato Suckers

Post  WardinWake on 6/20/2011, 4:36 am

Howdy Folks:

I have seen several posts from SFGers talking about rooting tomato suckers for new plants. The following link has some good info.


http://www.examiner.com/gardening-in-charlotte/how-to-root-tomato-suckers-and-create-new-plants-for-free

God Bless, Ward and Mary.

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Re: How to Root Tomato Suckers

Post  GlassHen on 6/20/2011, 8:42 am

I actually did this for the first time. However I just took the suckers and placed the bottoms in an old water bottle filled with water on the window sill. After sitting in there for a week the roots filled the bottom of the bottle. I just put them in my garden on Thursday and they are doing wonderfully.

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Re: How to Root Tomato Suckers

Post  FarmerValerie on 6/20/2011, 8:52 am

I just stuck a sucker in the ground yesterday. I had it in a mason jar with water on the counter for a week or two. Thanks for the link, I'll go check it out and see what I can do better next time.

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Post  sherryeo on 6/20/2011, 12:09 pm

I stuck a nice sized tomato sucker in an empty square in my sfg several weeks ago. It looked pretty wilty for a couple of days, then perked up and seems to be doing fine! I just stuck it down in the MM, didn't even bother to root it first!

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Re: How to Root Tomato Suckers

Post  white95v6 on 6/20/2011, 2:45 pm

i was pruning my tomato plant and on accident cut a branch that had blossoms. soo i stuck it in the MM. two weeks later i now have little maters on that branch.

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Re: How to Root Tomato Suckers

Post  Hyzleyes on 6/20/2011, 3:08 pm

Thanks for posting! Perfect timing too. I have five rooted suckers on my window sil in water glasses. Now if I had a little extra MM or some open squares...

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Re: How to Root Tomato Suckers

Post  Mamachibi on 6/20/2011, 7:42 pm

Oh this just really lights me up. I am HORRIBLE about getting tomatoes to grow from seed.

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