[Market-farming] tomato spacing

Tom at Limerock limerock at thirdplanet.net
Fri Feb 6 13:55:10 EST 2004


I too am interested to hear what spacing others use.  We have always been
two feet between plants.  Thinking back, I do not see how you can plant some
varieties (such as German Stripe or Hillbilly) any closer.  Thanks in
advance for your thoughts.

Tom Anslow
Limerock Orchards



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Joan Vibert" <joan at windwalker-farm.com>
To: "Market Farming" <market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Friday, February 06, 2004 1:32 PM
Subject: Re: [Market-farming] Red Mulch experiences


> > http://horticulture.unh.edu/ouellette.html
> I just read this interesting report and was especially interested in the
> closer spacing of the tomatoes producing a greater yield.  Does anyone
have
> a theory on this?  I've always worried about putting them too close
together
> as opposed to too far apart.  I don't think we'll try the white plastic
> paths but it probably makes sense - just can't do that much plastic!
>
> Joan
> Windwalker Farm
> Ottawa, Kansas






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