Tomato Plants

Tomato Plants Spindly and High

Anonymous added on April 10, 2011 | Answered

I have started tomatoes from seed in my house and while waiting for them to be transplanted outside, they are getting very tall and spindly with very narrow stems. Can I cut the main stem back by about one third or so to try to limit the height of the plant and thicken up the main stalk?

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Answered on April 22, 2011

plant the plant up to the first or second set of leaves, the part below soil will turn into root system within a week of transplanting ,

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