[Market-farming] Tomato Spacing

Andy Fellenz artisanfarms at gmail.com
Tue Jan 10 09:48:37 EST 2012


In the high tunnel I grow my tomatoes 16" apart in the row in a two row bed
with 16" between the rows.  They are trellised on a string and with the
exception of the cherry tomatoes, all suckers are pruned.

Andy

On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 9:17 AM, Don Lareau <dlareau at tds.net> wrote:

> We have always done tomatoes with two rows in a 40" bed staggered.  In
> part because of how our irrigation is set up, and in part to try and
> maximize our field.  It seems like if we do only one row of tomatoes in
> a bed that we might actually get more yield.  Certainly the harvesting
> and trellising would be easier.  Does anyone have an opinion on this or
> experience of yields and spacing of tomatoes.  We mostly grow
> indeterminates, romas, and cherries, and use a hybrid florida weave type
> trellising.
>
> Then I have the same question but for a hightunnel where we really are
> trying to maximize space.  IS it any different in a tunnel?
>
> Thanks,
> Don
>
> Don Lareau
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