Is it too late to plant tomato plants in pots on your back porch?

I would like to plants some to tomato plants and keep them in pots on my back porch.

  5 answers
  • John jordan John jordan on Apr 09, 2018
    no it is not
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Apr 09, 2018
    that depends on your hardiness zone which you have not stated
  • Gk Gk on Apr 09, 2018
    Try cherry and grape tomatoes instead of full size tomatoes on your porch. You have to be careful planting full size tomatoes in pots because as they get large and heavy with fruit they can topple over in a strong wind/storm and the plants will break off--you may end up with nothing!
  • Amanda Amanda on Apr 09, 2018
    Hi Alice. I am not sure of your location. As long as you still have at least 2 months of growing season you should be fine.
  • Thelma Thelma on Apr 09, 2018
    Plant the tomato plants in the planters and put them under a grow light if you don't have a sunny area in which to set the pots. As soon as the last spring killing frost has passed, set the pots outside. This will give you a big headstart on getting ripe tomatoes. Be sure to keep them watered well but not soggy, and they'll repay you with lots of ripe tomatoes.
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