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By Chino

Devon, United Kingdom Gb

Cherry Tomats.
I am growing cherry tomatoes for the first time and don't know if I need to remove the side shoots like I do on other tomatoes. H-e-l-p !!



Yes, unless you want bushes.

12 Jun, 2013


Depends on the variety. I have dwarf, low growing ones called Balconi red and they are self branching. Most of the others such as Ilde or black cherry will need de-sideshooting.

12 Jun, 2013


Venus and red robin and megabite are bush too and each just do their own thing, the first two have baby toms already

12 Jun, 2013


I,m glad you mentioned that Andy, I have 100&1000's and chocolate cherry, I was sold them as patio plants but its obvious they want to be cordons, so I nipped out the loooong side shoots today

12 Jun, 2013

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