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Old January 3, 2020   #247
smithmal
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Originally Posted by Labradors2 View Post
Please grow it this year Greatgardens. I don't think you will be disappointed. For me, it was the best tasting tomato of the 20+ varieties (large and small) that I grew last year .

Linda
Linda,

Thanks for the response. I'm definitely going to try and grow this variety this year and will purchase from https://store.growartisan.com/.

Individuals in this thread mentioned due to MR's lack of backbone it's better to let it sprawl down rather than supporting it. I intend to grow it in 2' high above ground container boxes. I'm thinking that it will get longer than 2' and touch the ground. How were others dealing with this to prevent rot and disease if/when touching the ground?

Also, my understanding is that this bush like tomato plant requires a good amount of space to sprawl, but do you really need to allocate 4' of space? I generally use the drop line technique so I can grow as many varieties as and not be concerned about overcrowding and air circulation concerns.

Thanks!

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