Keep tomato plant alive duing winter

briergardener_gwAugust 20, 2009

I have a nice silver fir tree tomato plant in container that almost done fruiting. I got a good crop of tomatoes from it.

Is it possible to keep this plant alive during winter?

What conditions should it be in if yes?

thanks

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petzold6596(8b southern NM)

Not likely. If you try, treat it like a house plant that requires a lot of light. Watch out for white flies and mites if you bring it inside.

    Bookmark   August 20, 2009 at 8:11PM
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dazmom

I brought in a potted tom plant one winter a few years ago. I fertlized it with a q-tip. not great toms' but better then the supermarket!
Lots of sun!!

    Bookmark   August 20, 2009 at 8:40PM
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briergardener_gw

But how to make determine tomato to flower again?
Do i need to trim it before bringing inside?

dazmom, what is q-tip?

I don't think my plant will get a lot of sun in NW winter, even next to french door on west side, but maybe i'll get something in Feb-March.

    Bookmark   August 22, 2009 at 3:40PM
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