How To Jump Start Tomato Plants – 4 Simple Secrets To Get Tomato Plants Growing Fast!

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Want your young tomato plants to grow quickly? As garden season begins, many gardeners are planting tomatoes and dreaming of big, juicy harvests this summer.  

To produce significant yields, young transplants must develop swiftly from the start. Getting your plants healthy and vigorous early on can help them bloom and fruit later.  

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However, many gardeners struggle to cultivate their plants immediately after planting. Newly planted plants often lie stationary for days or weeks without producing stems or leaves. Nothing is more sad than seeing your newly planted tomatoes sit in the soil and not grow!  

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After being planted outdoors, tomato transplants frequently struggle for the first two weeks. And for many reasons. Sometimes Mother Nature is to fault. In other cases, gardener error may be at blame.  

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Fortunately, both can be overcome. Get your plants growing fast and strong. With that in mind, here are some of the main reasons tomato plants struggle to grow early on and how to overcome them to get your plants started fast!  

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How much water tomato plants receive is a common gardening blunder. Especially after planting. Most of the time, they're overwatering their plants.  

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Tomatoes do need water to thrive. However, too damp soil surrounding tomato roots can cause many growing issues. Especially young plants.  

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Growing and producing tomatoes requires lots of energy. A lot! Even in rich, fertile soil, young plants benefit from moderate amounts of early power.  

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This will help them recuperate from transplanting and grow deep roots quickly. Success depends on what, how, and when you feed your tomato plants!  

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Cold dirt and air will make tomatoes feel more tired than anything else. Both of these things can happen a lot in the spring and early summer, which is a shame.  

Warm-weather tomato plants. They don't do well in cool weather or soil, so it's crucial to wait until the earth warms up before planting. To maximize growth, tomato soil must be 65 degrees Fahrenheit.  

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Additionally, removing the lower leaves will prevent soil-borne diseases like blight spores from spreading. Prune full-grown plants at least 12 inches to allow air and light in.  


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