Can I plant my Carrots and Tomatoes in the same planter?

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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on May 06, 2017
    Yes just make sure the container is large enough.
  • Peggy L Burnette Peggy L Burnette on May 06, 2017
    You will probably not have enough room. If you mean planter box, it will be fine, but you won't have enough room in a pot.
  • Nancy Turner Nancy Turner on May 07, 2017
    The tomato plant roots would probably compete for the same areas that the carrots would grow, unless you plant maybe the real short variety.
  • Dfm Dfm on May 07, 2017
    Tomato and carrots are often planted as companion plants. The catch is how big is the planter? I am experimenting with different containers this year. Last year the maters were in grow bags 7gallon size. No room for carrots.

    • Cindy Cindy on May 07, 2017
      It is a large container. I jsut didn't want the tomatoes to shadow out the carrots.
  • Dfm Dfm on May 08, 2017
    I would think you could get 1 batch of new carrots before the tomato canopy get too big.
  • Dfm Dfm on May 08, 2017
    the carrots should be ready and eatable before the tomato is mature- use the "baby" type carrots they generally mature the earliest.