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When to top off cherry toms in STL?

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When to top off cherry toms in STL?

Post  jymarino on 9/17/2011, 8:53 pm

My Sweet 100s are the only ones who have really produced this year, and they still have a lot of green fruit. Our first frost date is usually mid October. Should I top them off now or wait a few more days?


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Re: When to top off cherry toms in STL?

Post  BackyardBirdGardner on 9/17/2011, 9:08 pm

I'm going to defer to a higher power on this one. I usually wait for the first frost and bring them inside and hang the upside down until the fruit ripens. I don't lose any time that way.

I do know our frost date is near Halloween. And if it's going to be sooner (likely this year), you will hear the weathermen talking about it....and likley me, too, on the forum.


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