Should I pull out my heirloom tomatoes?

ladybug_la(9)July 20, 2011

I am in the New Orleans, LA area and the temperature this week is in the high 90s.

I planted a few local varieties of heirlooms early April. They produced a ton a tomatoes for me. They are about 7 ft tall and look pretty healthy. They have a few flowers on them. I have not fed them in about a month.

Should I keep watering and feeding them or pull them up?

Will they continue to produce fruit?

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digdirt2(6b-7a No.Cent. AR HZ8 Sun-35)

Sure they will. When the temperatures allow for fruit set that indeterminates produce until killed by a frost or by disease. No reason at all to pull them. We all have to baby the plants through hot spells with water, food, and care but once the weather breaks they kick right back into production.

Dave

    Bookmark   July 20, 2011 at 1:17PM
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ladybug_la(9)

Thanks Dave. I guess I will continue the weekly fish emulsion & monthly Espoma then.

    Bookmark   July 20, 2011 at 1:20PM
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