How compatible is Ichiban eggplant in a garden near, not with, tomato plants? Please send list of any tomato incompatible. Beds are wine barrel halves about 2ft. apart. Area:Ca., Sierra foothills alt. 2200 ft.Thank you for your assistance.
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The only problem come when they are directly touching roots in soil. Growing them near each other will not cause any effect at all. The incompatibility has all to do with the soil zone, and not proximity. You will be fine to plant anything near each other, as long as they are in separate containers.