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Growing Tomatoes From Cuttings

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Did you know you can grow tomatoes from cuttings too?
  • growing tomatoes from cuttings, gardening, Tomatoes belong to the nightshade plant family There is a unique thing about nightshade plants they grow roots along the stem any stem
Tomatoes belong to the nightshade plant family. There is a unique thing about nightshade plants: they grow roots along the stem, any stem.
  • growing tomatoes from cuttings, gardening, You can snip the suckers off with your finger and there you have a cutting
You can snip the suckers off with your finger and there you have a cutting.
  • growing tomatoes from cuttings, gardening, But a single leaf will do too Just cut them gently off not to damage the plant
But a single leaf will do too. Just cut them gently off not to damage the plant.

To see more: http://northernhomestead.com/how-to-grow-tomatoes-from-cuttings

Got a question about this project?

  • Chris McGinley
    Chris McGinley Auburn, ME

    This is brilliant, I don't know why it didnt occur to me before. With our short season in Maine it would be awesome to root some new plants rather than starting over with seed when the first batch doesna do well.

  • Lee Cunningham Green
    Lee Cunningham Green North Fort Myers, FL

    Wow no I had no Idea at all..

  • Kathy Barker

    Wonderful I'm going to try this.thanks for idea.👍🌱

  • Denise
    Denise Orange, TX

    Will they root in water or directly in the soil?

  • Rosanne
    Rosanne Atlanta, GA

    you'll have better luck if you root them in water first to get the 'maters established

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