Jaben620
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Look at this plant!

This is a plant that was yanked out of a container to make room. I just crudely yanked it and transplanted it next to my porch to see what would happen..... YIKES!!!!

Better Boy.

This is just 1 plant!!!




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Is the house built on a nuclear dump site????? That is one huge tomato plant. I've had tomato plants 6 ft. tall but this one looks to be close to 8 ft. and still healthy enough to grow more.

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It is close to 9 ft tall... It is still growing. I think its going to hit 11 ft by the end of summer.

I think i know why its so big but im reluctant to say....lol
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so now you have my curiosity peaked :shock:
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I always thought there was some rich soil down in bayou country, but that plant beats all. We better bring in the Ghost Busters guys and set them see what those roots have found.

Good job saving the plant.
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Are you fertilizing it like crazy? It is a huge plant, but I don't see very many tomatoes on it. Lots of nitrogen in the soil can do that, produce big leafy plants at the expense of fruiting.
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C'mon. Fess up! It's not fair to tell us that you know why it's so big and then not tell us.

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We can guess :) My guess is that something was using that as a latrine area (dogs? there used to be an outhouse or septic tank in that spot years ago?) so it is full of poop...Would explain the huge growth and lack of fruit.
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Quit recycling beer in that spot and you'll get more fruit next year! :shock: Good to see anothe Kansas on here!

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hit or miss wrote:Quit recycling beer in that spot and you'll get more fruit next year! :shock: Good to see anothe Kansas on here!

Ding! Ding! Ding! We have a winner!
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OMG LMAO :lol:
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[quote="Jaben620"][quote="hit or miss"]Quit recycling beer in that spot and you'll get more fruit next year! :shock: Good to see another Kansas on here![/quote]


Ding! Ding! Ding! We have a winner![/quote]Recycled beer (pee) is already diluted and ready for use. That's why it doesn't burn plants.

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I believe I believe!!

I was going to plant a starter I had when I ripped it in half at the soil level of the pot it was in. I just SHOVED it in the ground and walked away. Well it's smoking all the other plants of the same variety.

Go figure?

By the way that thing has gone crazy. Nice job.

I need to get some pics of my Jan starter cherry it is more than 8 ft tall now. :shock:

P.s just took a second or third look at that, and Holy $&%$ that thing is huge.

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Nice looking plants!!

A couple of my cherry tomato plants are easily 8' tall & bursting with fruit. I don't know why but I'm not questioning, :lol:
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