Describes different varieties, explains how to plant, trellis, and prune tomatoes, and offers recipes for preparing the harvestappear, when the fruits are the size of ping-pong balls and after you pick your first tomato. ... If more drastic measures are called for, you can ring each plant a be careful not to touch the plant stem a with a fairly balanced ... or apical buds, at their tips, which will continue to grow as long as the weather remains warm and sunny. ... Unchecked, these shoots will bear Prune back the side shoots of inde- leaves and flower clusters and eventually terminate tomato plants for best fruits.
|Author||:||Karan Davis Cutler, Brooklyn Botanic Garden|
|Publisher||:||Brooklyn Botanic Garden - 1997|