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taken out all thew side shoots, still appeat to have a double main stem


By Jan25

United Kingdom Gb

the tomatoes seem to have split into two main stems in both cases this is just above the flowers, is this right or should I be removing one of the stems or is this normal growth. would appreciate any help. thanks



As your tomatoes have a twin stem, grow them on, supporting them on one cane with ties. Stop the main shoot when they are high enough for you, (4 to 5 trusses).

21 May, 2009


This often happens to me too. I just pinch out the weaker looking of the two stems. Hope you get a good crop!

21 May, 2009


thanks for that good to know its not just me!

23 May, 2009

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