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Keep tomato plant alive duing winter

Posted by briergardener 7 (My Page) on
Thu, Aug 20, 09 at 15:58

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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RE: Keep tomato plant alive duing winter

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.


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RE: Keep tomato plant alive duing winter

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!!


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RE: Keep tomato plant alive duing winter

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.


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