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These are two tomato plants from last winter in 3gal pots. When I moved things outside in the spring I just tossed these outside. I haven't watered them or cared for them at all and here they are still fighting the odds and kicking out some children. Haha.
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These are two tomato plants from last winter in 3gal pots. When I moved things outside in the spring I just tossed these outside. I haven't watered them or cared for them at all and here they are still fighting the odds and kicking out some children. Haha.
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they may survive another winter in the greenhouse, but i would try to root cuttings and go on from there if i really wanted to keep them going.
 

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they may survive another winter in the greenhouse, but i would try to root cuttings and go on from there if i really wanted to keep them going.
Yeah, I'm trying to root some sweet pea cuttings from one of our healthier garden plants :)
 

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I haven't watered them ...
Wild tomatoes are supposed to grow in one of the driest places on Earth. I'd like to know more about that
P0lll"l

However, I can't imagine tomatoes surviving many days without watering here. The possibilities for meaningful summer rain are next to nonexistent! Example: right at 1/2" August rain but the WS came up with that total by including 4 sprinkles on days when there wasn't 1/10 of an inch.

Steve
 
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