Pruning Tomatores


Pruning tomato plants thins them out allowing for air flow. Good air flow helps the plants to be healthier and fight off diseases such as blight.

Indeterminate tomates will keep growing so it's best to prune them

Look for shoots growing just above leaf branches

Look for shoots growing just above leaf branches

Snip off shoot close to stem and leaf branch

Snip off shoot close to stem and leaf branch

Another shoot

This shoot is so small you can easily break it off

Here's a big shoot. Notice the leaf branch below it

A pruned tomato plant

The before picture is at the top. I don't know why Cookie is so tired she hardly helped at all.


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