Pruning tomato plants can help with higher tomato production. It seems counter-intuitive to cut stems on a plant you usually just water and fertilize but trimming unnecessary leaves will create more air space between producing branches. Disease can start from crowded leaves and also travel from dirt to the plant. When trimming suckers on tomatoes, don’t remove ones that have a branch of fruit of flowers. Once you find the branches with fruit, trim all other side shoots on the plant. Your tomatoes will put more effort into fruiting and yield a more bountiful crop.
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