Overgrown Tomato Plants

Asked August 12, 2019, 9:00 AM EDT

My tomato plants are really overgrown. Is it okay to cut them back so I can get in and pick?

Isabella County Michigan

1 Response

Yes - if your plants are quite large and there are limbs with no tomatoes on them, you can prune them back to a leaf joint or to the main stem. This will mean you will not have any more tomatoes so I trust you already have plenty. Hope that helps.