Pruning tomato plants is an optional technique that some gardeners use to keep plants tidy, manipulate fruit size, and even speed ripening.
Here are six great reasons to prune your tomato plants:
- To grow more flavorful tomatoes.
- To grow larger tomatoes.
- To grow more tomatoes over the length of a season.
- To keep plant leaves and fruits off the ground and away from pests, insect damage, and fungal disease.
- To keep plants smaller and more compact.
- To allow tomatoes on the plant at the end of the season to ripen before the first frost.
On the next page discover the secrets for pruning tomato plants for a big harvest.