How much sun does a tomato plant need ?

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  • Linda Sikut Linda Sikut on May 11, 2018
    Hi Brad601
    Tomato plants need 8 hours of sun a day. Click on the link below to read more about successfully growing tomatoes. Wishing you the best.
  • Rowgop (Pam) Rowgop (Pam) on May 11, 2018
    Tomatoes plants need
    For healthy growth, tomato plants require at least 8 hours of direct sunlight a day. However, the hours of sunlight do not need to be consecutive. This means that tomatoes can be grown successfully in both morning and afternoon sun as long as the number of hours adds up to 8 or more.
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on May 11, 2018
    6-8 hours of sun
  • Jan Clark Jan Clark on May 11, 2018
    Tomatoes need full sun - 8 hours of it. They will produce flowers all season long, but the flowers will not fruit if the temperature goes over 90'. For a better, larger yield, remember to pinch off the trailing ends and keep the plant bushier as opposed to leggier. Oh, and watch for those giant green tomato hornworms! Yank 'em off and squish them!
  • Lisa S. Lisa S. on May 11, 2018
    6 hours a day
  • Xen7221439 Xen7221439 on May 11, 2018
    All you can give it if temperatures are not extremely hot, The heat may make tomato plants go dormant for a while.
  • Redcatcec Redcatcec on May 11, 2018
    6 to 8 hours/day
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