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7 mistakes you must avoid when growing Tomatoes (pictures)

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7 mistakes you must avoid when growing tomatoes for more yield (pictures)

View pictures in App save up to 80% data. You can easily avoid these common mistakes when growing tomatoes and enjoy a healthy crop all year round with these tip.

Tomatoes are very easy to grow and planting them in your garden or indoor this will ensure you will be getting fresh supplies all year round. However avoid these mistakes when growing tomatoes.

1. Not Mulching The Plant View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

people often ignore mulching the soil of theSoil of the tomatoes, it is necessary bro aid the soul greatly retain Moisture. Mulching the soil evenly in an appropriate peat-moss of shrelded-leaves, immediately after planting the tomato plant.

2. Lack of Support

When your are growing the indeterminate varieties of tomatoes like early air or Rutgers, you most provide proper support like staking or vagina. And also determinate varieties like terrengo should be give support with a stalk in the absence of appropriate support fruit may not due to fungual diseases

3. Improper Spacing View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

less spacing between the plants lead to poor air circulation, even more plants start competing with each other for nutrients and water.

If you are willing to grow tomatoes in bulk, then make sure to give 24-35 inches of spacing between then and at least 12-inches while planting the dwart variates.

4. Wrong planting site

Improper growing conditions are also the reason why your tomato plant might be unproductive. Lack is sunlight and shade positions lead to a lesser number of fruits.

Tomatoes plants warm condition and require at least 6-hours of direct sunlight and good air circulation.

5. Growing Heirloom variety

If you are a novice in growing tomatoes, it is better to choose a hybrids variety firstly. They are less likely to suffer from disease and secondly, hybrids are more productive than heirloom tomatoes.

Although, heirloom tomatoes are best in test many hybrids cultivar also come with a great flavor.

6. Over fertilizing the tomato plant View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

Fertilizing tomato plant especially with too much nitrogen plant can damage them. This is one of the major mistake when growing tomatoes, the plant will produce more leave and stem, but very few flowers.

Even more, there root will turn black, if the soil has high nitrogen, use 5-19-5 mixed fertilizer and 10-10-10 balanced fertilizer if the amount of nitrogen is less in the soil.

7. Not removing tomatoes suckers correctly

Although, determinate variety does not need priming, yet underminate varieties. The grow of the plant will go out of control, where as if you removed all suckers the same energy will be used greatly.


Tomatoes is one of the most consumable goods by human, much profits can be made if mistakes are avoided.

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