Re: [tomato] Update: One wilting tomato plant

Catharine Vinson (
Sat, 13 Jun 1998 12:40:10 +0000

Chuck writes:

> In a few weeks,
> roots will form along the buried stem and that plant should eventually
> surpass the others in the garden,  I have tried this with "leggy"
> transplants and it works like a charm. You will be amazed at size of the
> root ball you eventually dig up in the Fall! 

You are 100% right. Whenever I've planted a leggy 'mater in a trench as 
you describe, its growth (and production of 'maters) has been awesome.

Catharine/Atlanta, zone 7b