[tomato] hmmmmm

ChuckWyatt/Md/Z7 (Tomato@GlobalGarden.com)
Fri, 23 Jul 1999 14:27:26 -0400

Hi whomever you are, :-)

>>If I plant this in a pot with some micorhizza on the bottom will it be
likely to root?<<  Keep it damp and remove any fruit that has formed.  You
want it to grow roots, not fruit, at this stage.  The micorhizza are not
needed.  If there is a lot of foliage remove all but the last couple of
leaves.  Leaves will just drink up water and cause dessication.  Depending
on your location, there may or may not be time left to ripen new fruit.  In
my experience, it usually works but  'taint worth it.

It is generally considered not good to put tomato refuse in compost since
it's easy to carry diseases.  I know people say the heat will destroy any
diseases but all compost piles don't always heat up enough.  Why take a