Why cut off Tomato Cotyledons?
tools at amaonline.com
Sat Apr 13 10:14:23 EDT 2002
If it works don't mess with it.
> Hi, Folks!
> Is there any rationale to cutting off tomato cotyledons when the plants are
> a certain size or when transplanting> I have *never* done this (I bury my
> tomatoes up to their top leaves to encourage root growth) and I had a few
> colleagues horrified that I didn't. Seems to me I've had great harvests
> without it -- why would anyone add such tedious extra labor?
> Dorene Pasekoff, Coordinator
> St. John's United Church of Christ Organic Community Garden
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