Determinate vs Indeterminate Tomatoes

Home gardening guide Golden Thyme Homestead

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Once you know how to handle and what to expect from both types, you will be more successful in getting the most fruit out of your plants!

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Growth

Determinate tomatoes are known as bush tomatoes, and indeterminate tomatoes are known as vining tomatoes.

What's The Difference?

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size

Determinate tomatoes grow to a set height around 2-5f ft and indeterminate tomatoes grow to an average height of 8=-0 ft.

3

setting fruit

Determinate tomatoes set all their fruit in a 1-2 month window while indeterminate tomatoes set their fruit more gradually.

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Pruning

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Trelllising

03

Plant Spacing/ Planting Area

How To Treat Them Differently

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You'll be on your way to delectable homegrown veggies in no time.

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