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I am currently growing trailing cherry tomatoes in a hanging basket. They are flourishing very well but I need to know if I have to pinch out any part of the growth similar to standard tomatoes grown from the ground upwards

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Hey, Mike! Once was enough!
I would say no, but we grow tomatoes differently here in the desert.

24 Jun, 2010


i would say it would be the same method as normal upright tomatoes , pinch out the little side shoots that doesnot need to be there.
i know my aunt has toms in hanging baskets and they are doing very well
But i dare say someone will put me right

24 Jun, 2010


I always nip the side shoots out of mine, and they do ok.

24 Jun, 2010


I have been growing hanging tomatoes in baskets for quite a few years and have never pinched out the side shoots. They do very well for me.

24 Jun, 2010


Many thanks for your quick responses and guidance. I will keep you posted

24 Jun, 2010


I live in the south of France so have great weather, i have never grown tomatoes before so i decided to grow hanging baskets for tomatoes as only have a patio. I got cherry tomatoes and they have grown really well but and stating to get tall, is this ok or what should i do

29 Apr, 2014

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