Container Tomato Plants
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overwintering tomato and pepper plants

Zone vermont | fallinvermont55 added on September 22, 2015 | Answered

Can I cut off my tomato and pepper plants and leave them in the pots and store over the winter in a cool, dark place and replant in the spring?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on September 24, 2015

No, Tomato and Pepper plants are an annual vegetable plants.
When they are done producing they can be removed from the pots and either composted or thrown away.

You will need to start new plants in the spring.

Here are some links for you.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/tomato/tips-for-growing-tomatoes.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/pepper/growing-peppers.htm

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