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Monday, July 31, 2017

How to Bury Mid-Season Tomato Stems to Revitalize Diseased and Battered Plants

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How to Bury Mid-Season Tomato Stems to Revitalize Diseased and Battered Plants

Indeterminate tomatoes often get beat up come mid-season from diseases, extreme weather or a combination of both. What they have going for them is a well established root system and a vine that loves to root itself.

Remove the damaged and diseased leave from you tomato plant and cut it from its stake. Let it fall naturally and bury as much as the stem that lays on the ground 4 to 6 inches deep. Don't add granular fertilizer to the planting trench. Water it in with your choice of water soluble fertilizer.

If you have a good 45-60 days worth of warm temperatures, your plants will bounce back and produce till the frost rolls in. Check out my 2 videos that fully demonstrate the process. The first video shows you the basic principle and the second video shows you how I am applying to my 1-2 pounder tomato plants.

Basic Principle for Tomato Stem Burying:
Revitalize Your Beat Up Mid-Season Tomatoes!



How to Grow Large 1-2+  Pound Tomatoes (4of5): 
Weigh In, Stem Burying, Don't Quit!