Grow tomatoes in a 5-gallon pot

The weather may not be cooperating, but the gardening season has begun. Ask an Expert, an online question-and-answer tool from Oregon State University's Extension Service.

Will help you find answers to your inquiries. Questions are normally answered within two business days by OSU Extension instructors and Master Gardeners.

Simply go to the OSU Extension website, type in your inquiry, and add your county of residence. Other gardeners have posed the following questions. What about you?

Why aren't the depths of the roots indicated on seed and plant tags?

I'm informed how tall and far apart I should grow my plants, but not how deep the soil should be.

Is there a way to access this information? This tomato may be grown successfully in a 5-gallon bucket.


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