I am pruning a tomato plant the Praxxus5571 way for myself. Then do a single stem tomato plant.
I am going to try to make it bushier than make it get taller. The reason why is that I don’t have the setup to make it go taller.
If this works I don’t see why not doing this every year to make it more accessible to work with. Now let’s get to where I have got this idea.
This is not something I drew up in my head. This has worked for one of YouTube Channels I have been subscribed to for about 5 to 6 years now.
The Praxxus5571 Channel
The channel is called Praxxus55712 and his name is Ray Browning. Ray lives somewhere in the middle of Iowa. He prunes his tomato plant to become bushier than taller.
Which makes it sturdier and suppose to help with more yield. He has gotten excellent success over the years with it just by growing one tomato plant each year.
Ray’s tomato plant that he has been doing this with for the last few years is called Box Car Willy. This tomato is a beefsteak tomato I believe.
Pruning it this way Ray has a ton of tomatoes that he could freeze to get him through the winter.
What am I going to do?
The tomato plant that I am doing it to is called Amish Paste it is a Roma-type heirloom verity.
It is a good with canning and making a sauce out of. You can also slice it and add it to sandwiches if you would like to.
I have decided that it wouldn’t hurt with trying something new and see what happens.
What I am going to do is just trim off a little bit here and there at the end of the main stem and some branches.
To make the plant grow more sucker branches to make more fruit branches.
Ray if you are reading this what is your take on doing to on an Amish Paste Tomato plant? I did wait a bit to prune it the real way you do it but I thought it wouldn’t hurt to do it right now.
The plant is standing around three and a half feet right now. It looks healthy and I planted it around 8 inches deep. So, I would have a nice deep root system.
Let’s see how it works out. I think this will be a big success, what do you think? Make sure you leave a comment with what you think below.
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