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Why and How to Top Off Tomato Plants and More

Topping off a tomato plant can sound scary when you realize what it means. To top off a plant means to basically cut off the head of it at the stem. But why do we do this to plants? It's very common with tomato plants and that is to mainly  control the size of it. Depending on its variety of indeterminate or determinate you may want to consider it more than not. Some varieties of tomatoes can grow and grow and staking, or vining, may not be something you may want to deal with. Even compact container variety of tomato plants can benefit from a cutting. This is perfect for controlling the size, as well as focusing the energy on...

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