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Can I move tomato plants to a new location?

Posted by Vikkilynn none (My Page) on
Sat, Jun 29, 13 at 10:59

I planted my tomato plants a month ago. They are growing but slowly. They have had some blooms but no fruit. They only get sun from about 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Can I move they to the other side of the garden where they will get more sun without killing them. Or should I just wait and see what happens?


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RE: Can I move tomato plants to a new location?

They only get sun from about 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm

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that is 7 hours of sun and it is quite enough for tomatoes in normal summer temperatures(70s, 80s, 90s F)


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RE: Can I move tomato plants to a new location?

If they are an early variety you will get tomatoes, but if late, maybe not. I grew Early Girls back in the day when my plants could only get 5 hours of sun, and I got tomatoes, but it took a long time and the palnts were very leggy. If I were you, and had the room to move them to a place with more sun, I might try it with one and see how it responds after a day or two, then move the rest it it appears to be surviving ok. Why not, it's worth a try.


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RE: Can I move tomato plants to a new location?

It would be a really big help to know where you live or at least your garden zone. There is a box provided for that info with every post.

Weather and length of you gardening season are crucial to how successful moving them now may or may not be.

Dave


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