CHERRY TOMATOES

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Re: CHERRY TOMATOES

Post by Madiha Humbal » December 27th, 2013, 7:12 pm

AOA. My cherry tomatoes have reached the hieght of six feet and growing more. They are also blooming really well. But whoever visits my place tells me that they have grown too much. What am i supposed to do? How do i stop thier hieght?

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Re: CHERRY TOMATOES

Post by Izhar » December 28th, 2013, 9:32 am

By cutting them back.. allowing laterals to grow...

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Re: CHERRY TOMATOES

Post by Madiha Humbal » December 28th, 2013, 8:10 pm

how do i prune them. can you help me with that

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Re: CHERRY TOMATOES

Post by Munir » December 29th, 2013, 8:46 am

Izhar Sb, do these require Chill/frost protection & be also placed under plastic cover till mid Feb, like vine tomatoes?
Normal bush type tomatoes are actually transplanted in the open after 15 Feb,in this region. Tahir Sb & any one else growing these in Islamabad area could also add their comments.

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Re: CHERRY TOMATOES

Post by Tahir Khan » December 29th, 2013, 12:33 pm

Madiha Humbal wrote:how do i prune them. can you help me with that
Just snip off the fresh growth and let the lower side shoots grow.

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Re: CHERRY TOMATOES

Post by Tahir Khan » December 29th, 2013, 12:36 pm

Munir wrote:Izhar Sb, do these require Chill/frost protection & be also placed under plastic cover till mid Feb, like vine tomatoes?
Normal bush type tomatoes are actually transplanted in the open after 15 Feb,in this region. Tahir Sb & any one else growing these in Islamabad area could also add their comments.
Yes tomatoes a very sensitive to cold...the plant may survive but it will either not set fruit or the growth will be stunned ...use of plastic sheet and maximum sunlight is beneficial in winters.

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Re: CHERRY TOMATOES

Post by Munir » December 29th, 2013, 6:19 pm

Tahir Khan wrote:Yes tomatoes a very sensitive to cold...the plant may survive but it will either not set fruit or the growth will be stunned ...use of plastic sheet and maximum sunlight is beneficial in winters.
Tahir Khan,thank you for confirming.I also thought so.Last year,I had all Cherry tomatoe plants in the open.Though they did bear fruit,but the size & quantity was reduced.This time I have put them under plastic sheet, except one in the pot which stays in the open for comparison. Let us see.

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Re: CHERRY TOMATOES

Post by irfanhashim18 » January 18th, 2014, 10:46 pm

u need to build a small green house for the tomatoes , its cheap and very easy……. and add lime , always while preparing for the soil… as this will increase the growth and greenhouse will give them heat….. …. …. and if ur growing tomatoes for yield u definitely know to cut down the side shoots :)

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Re: CHERRY TOMATOES

Post by Alam64 » August 26th, 2017, 3:07 am

Line as in lemon and like or lime as in chalk

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Re: CHERRY TOMATOES

Post by Izhar » October 18th, 2017, 3:29 pm

Alam64 wrote:
August 26th, 2017, 3:07 am
Line as in lemon and like or lime as in chalk
chalk

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