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PostPosted: Sat Jun 19, 2010 10:06 am    Post subject: tomato questions Reply with quote

Hi, I'm growing tomato plants for the first time. I've noticed a side shoot I forgot to remove has started to produce flowers, should I pick this off or will tomatos form there too? The plants are almost 3ft tall and have 4 sets of flowers, how much taller should I leave them grow before pinching?

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 19, 2010 4:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

tomatoes will form on those flowers also. you should however cut off the side shoots even at this late stage so as to divert the growing energy into the trusses on the main stem.
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