Tips To Grow Tomatoes in Pots or Polybags Be Easily

Tomatoes are categorized as a vegetable, although it has the structure of the fruit. This plant can grow well in lowland and high ranging from 0-1500 meters above sea level, depending on the variety. Tomato plants require soil that is fertile and loose, with a pH of about 5.5 to 7.
In the wild tomato shaped like a clump of trees, their height can reach a height of 3 meters. But once cultivated plant height is no more than 2 meters and are usually supported by stakes or rope to hold against buckling.
Tips To Grow Tomatoes in Pots
Tomato plants can grow well in various media such as open land, hydroponics, and media vertikultur garden pots or polybags. On this occasion we will elaborate on how to grow tomatoes in a pot or polybag. Please read also general guidance on vertikultur system.
Planting tomatoes easy easy difficult, because for maximum results we expected to be more tenacious and painstaking, with fairly rapid growth we need to be more nimble in care, for more details about planting tomatoes in pots or polybags we just discussed:
What should be prepared in a tomato plant in a pot.?
  • Seed
  • Pot / polybag (a rather large size)
  • Soil + organic fertilizer + biochar (charcoal husk)
  • Marker
For others could adapt, stay with the treatment you want to choose organic or not.?
If you want to apply organic, I had a lot of talks about organic fertilizers and natural pesticides, so you stay open longer which I have discussed the archive section of the menu.
Back again to the topic of discussion, we will peel point by point above. Generally, people distinguish tomatoes of fruit shape. There are four groups of tomato that many in the market namely:
  • Tomatoes or tomato fruit granola, rounded shape with a flat base.
  • Gondol tomatoes, oblong shape is used as raw material for the sauce.
  • Tomatoes, hard texture slightly sour taste.
  • Cherry tomatoes, small shape sweet taste sour.
Seeding
How to grow tomatoes in a pot not difficult, the first step choose the type of tomato and varieties that will be planted, adjust the location where the cultivation of tomato varieties will be chosen, mainly to climatic conditions and altitude. In plant tomatoes in pots or pot that must be considered first is the seed, so as not to be disappointed later on the selection of superior seed is the recommended, because what.?

We when planting has certainly done a lot of things, both the cost of the purchase of seeds, labor, and all the aspects that go into the cost of production, so do not let the results also bear not bear responsibility.

Once the seeds we've got, we could begin to sow, how to grow tomatoes in a pot nursery preferably through the first stage, the seeds in the form of seeds should be sown into seed crops. This step is necessary because the seed of new growth require different treatment with plants that have grown large.

Prepare a seedbed and the media in advance, select a seedbed that is protected from rain and direct sunlight. Media seedbed can vary, could use soil + organic fertilizer with a ratio of 1: 1 can be a form of nursery beds, shelves seedlings, or pot seedlings.

For the nursery beds, create an array above the beds to a depth of 1 cm and 5 cm spacing between lines. Then planting tomato seeds in each array with a distance of 3 cm, cover surface and flush to taste.

For nurseries that use pot, the contents of the media pot nursery. If there is no pot can use seedling bags of leaves or waste glass beverage that has been hollowed out. Then immerse tomato seeds 1 cm deep into the media. Then cover the surface and flush to taste. Each pot quite filled one seed. Once the seeds are sown did watering every day 2x, in the process of seeding when the seeds have started to grow rather large can be given fertilizer aftershocks by using liquid fertilizer (please look at the menu to figure out how to make liquid organic fertilizer), after the age of approximately 25 days seedlings already ready to be moved planting.


Transplanting plants
Before the seedlings are transferred, prepare the planting and potting media or pot. Fill the pot with soil, biochar (charcoal husk), and organic fertilizer with a ratio of 2: 1: 1.
There are two ways to grow tomatoes from a nursery into a pot. First, move the seedlings to be revoked. The trick, flush with water so seedbed planting media become soft. Then remove the plants with care not to plant roots broken or damaged. Then enter the plant vertically on the planting hole is in a pot. The roots must be perpendicular position should not be bent or folded. Adjust the depth of the planting hole according to the length of the roots.
Second, move the seedlings to be played. The trick tomato plants raised by the media around it. For seedlings from seedbed, pry the plants as deep as 10 cm with a trowel or hand. Then lift and move along with the soil.
For seedlings in pot seedlings, tear or pull plastic pot seedlings are then transferred into the soil along with a bigger pot. Pot seedlings of plastic can be used repeatedly.

Maintenance and care
Maintenance of tomato plants in pots or pot relatively easy. Because the plant health can be better controlled as to avoid disease transmission through the roots. Keep the planting medium is not too dry. Flush at least 2 times a day, but do not be too wet to avoid root rot.

Control weeds that are in pot regularly. If there are plants that wilt or die, unplug it immediately and dispose of cropping media not to infect other plants. Another treatment that is needed is pruning shoots and awarding stake as the support of the plant, and when looking at the leaves of the plant began to spread attempted to make arrangements.

Fertilizer plant after the age of 10 days with compost as much as 1 kg each pot. Perform the addition of organic fertilizer every month, or when the plant looks less fertile. When the plants will bear fruit can be added fertilizer or liquid organic fertilizer.

Other articles : how to make your own organic fertilizer and liquid organic fertilizer.

Pests and tomato plants disease quite a lot, if there are visible pests, pest grab them manually. Discard damaged leaves or stems are affected by pests. Spraying should be done when absolutely necessary. To be more safe for health and the environment using organic pesticides are more natural. Please read how to make organic pesticides on the menu because I have a lot to discuss.

Other Articles : how to make your own natural fungicide and natural Pesticides.

Harvesting
Tomato plants in pot can be harvested after three months, depending on the variety. Criteria tomatoes ready for harvest is that changes color from green to yellow-brass or edges look dry leaves and stems turn yellow. Picking carried on mature fruit alone.

Tomatoes are not ripe simultaneously. Perform picking every 2-3 days, do not be too tight to avoid crop damage. Picking the best time in the morning and evening, when the sun is not too hot.

If you are interested in growing tomatoes and then confused to find a good seed, you try to visit organic tomato seedlings and non GMO or here Asian region (free shipping)

Thus a brief description quiet tips to grow tomatoes in pots or polybags, hopefully what I have to say can be useful, and do not forget to share with others, so that many people can plant one plant tomatoes in pots or polybags, and please read the guide also grow plants in pots or other polybag, including chilli plant in a potmustard planted in pots, and guava cultivation.

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