I'm growing some Yellow Pear tomatoes in a planter box on my balcony
here in Sunny San Diego. Silly me, I didn't realize they'd get so big.
I've already pulled up three other vines (which shows how newb I am for
planting so many) but I think the remaining three still crowd each other.
The problem is that I want to keep the right-hand and especially the
middle plant, since they are the healthiest and have already given some
Please advise on options. My thoughts:
1) Pull the left one. Shape the middle one to follow the stake on the left.
Will the root system be able to take advantage of the entire box if the two plants are on the right?
2) Pull the left one and move the middle one.
Would this damage the root systems/ how can I do so without damaging either root systems?
3) Leave all three (they're fine as they are, stop worrying).
4) Suck it up and pull the middle one, and correctly nurture the other two plants to bear good fruit.
5) Other (please explain).
Thanks in advance.
Grace and peace,
Edit: figured out how to embed the link.