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I have these two tomato plants (alacante) the are about a half size bigger than when I got them my question is should I remove the side shoots to promote groth?

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I usually do remove side shoots until they are about 4/5 ft tall then take the tip out. It may not be the way to do it but it always works for me.

18 Jun, 2022


That's quite correct. For Alicante, which is a cordon variety, then about 4 to 5 feet or 4 to 5 trusses before removing the tip. If it was a bush variety, then leave the side shoots on.

18 Jun, 2022

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