RE: [tomato] Hey ! Anyone Awake Out There?

margaret lauterbach (
Thu, 01 Jun 2000 12:48:05 -0600

At 11:35 AM 6/1/2000 -0700, you wrote:
>It's my first time growing heirlooms...they seem so spindly.  Is this
>normal?  The Early Girls I see at places like Home Depot look to be more
>compact.  Also, I had transplanted my plants to large pots and most of their
>lower leaves turned white and wilted.  All the new growth looks fine though.
>I used potting soil and watered with some Miracle Grow.  Should I have
>avoided the fertilizer?
Some of the chain stores are selling quite bushy tomato plants. How did
they get that bushy? The top was pruned out of them. Margaret L