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lakngulf
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I have two Sweet 100 cherry tomato plants that are growing like crazy, with a good bit of fruit and blossoms. These are great to eat right off the vine. They have already outgrown my cages. What do I do now?


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You can let them flop back down the outside of the cage or do some pruning. I often stop eating the cherries when other tomatoes come on line and sometimes find myself doing some heavy pruning, even cutting away some fruit bearing vines. They grow back.

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My Sweet 100's are doing the exact same thing... over head-high now.

Run a 9' or 10' stake right down the middle of the cage and begin tying it off as it continues to grow more.

Worked for me... :)

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I am not sure what I am going to do. I do not want them to "tower" over the rest of the garden, so I might just let them droop over and head back down. I have never seen as much growth as my two plants this year have. Will make some great salad fixin' if they will just get ripe.
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I'd pinch some suckers from the plant and root them. As soon as roots form, replace the tall plants with the new ones.

EG

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