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Old September 25, 2018   #12
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Originally Posted by zeuspaul View Post
Tomato roots can grow three or four feet deep and three feet out. 25 gallons might be a point of diminishing returns but there are still benefits beyond 25 gallons. My 40 gallon containers are more stable than my 25 gallon containers. Temperatures are more stable and water retention is better. Larger containers need less care.
I moved my tomatoes in-ground, but I use these containers for peppers, sometimes, 4-6 plants per...I have no idea of their size, any ideas? I was growing 2 tomato plants per container, but supporting them when they got 7' tall was problematic...20180331_143147.jpg

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