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Pinching Out Tomatoes

My tomatoes have almost reached the height of the roof and I was wondering, is it too early to pinch out the main growing shoot? They have plenty flowers and some fruit, some are even turning red. I have even let some grow double stems.
Because I am in Spain, I could plant early for that reason, they are well advanced.


  • purplerallimpurplerallim Posts: 5,228
    Depends what variety you are growing. Cherry ones are usually left to ramble, as long as they are supported.  Others are allowed 4/5/6 trusses of flowers depending on height before being nipped out at the top, and can be done anytime they reach this stage.  Hope this helps.
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