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Thu Nov 11, 2021 3:34 pm

I use the same procedure moving from pellets to cups to bigger cups then to my gallon pots for them. Others may do differently
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Thu Nov 11, 2021 3:59 pm

I start the seed in a 4x3 cup and when the plant gets about 5-6" tall it goes into the final pot.

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Post: # 57776Unread post zeuspaul
Sun Nov 21, 2021 3:11 am

Are micros about 12 inches tall and dwarfs up to 24-36 inches tall? I bought seeds classified as micros. Now I think I might want to go a little larger. Large micro or small dwarf. I have more room up than out. I am thinking about something about 24 inches tall.

This is new to me. My micros are now about 1/2 inch tall. I fear I am going to like this. I am currently making custom pots to help maximize the available space.

Any suggestions? I would like good production on a vigorous plant. Not too picky about fruit size.
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Post: # 57847Unread post mama_lor
Mon Nov 22, 2021 4:49 am

Dwarfs as well as microdwarfs have quite variable sizes depending on variety. Quite a few normal dwarfs will grow easily over one meter. Also, in winter, height will be bigger due to lower levels of light. Something like Lime Green Salad should be a good try for you.
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Post: # 57883Unread post MissS
Mon Nov 22, 2021 3:26 pm

@zeuspaul Dwarf's while bred to grow in pots can get rather tall for indoor growing. Some of them can reach 5 feet in an outdoor garden. You really have to read up on the variety to see which plants will fit your growing situation.
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Tue Nov 23, 2021 3:05 pm

I am going to use trial and error. I have read up on the dwarfs but the info is lacking. My problem is I don't have a lot of space in my indoor growing area. I have seeds for six +/- sold as micro dwarfs and another six +/- sold as dwarfs. The pots I am making are about 6x6x10 inches 1.3 actual gallons. I have room for 24 pots without expanding to another area. Tall and skinny plants would be good because I have a lot of upward space. All the dwarfs I have seen are determinate which might not be good for tall growth.
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Tue Nov 23, 2021 3:23 pm

@zeuspaul , check out the dwarfs and micros at Bunny Hop Seeds. There are a lot of both there there and Ellie gives pretty detailed descriptions. You might find some answers there.

https://heritageseedmarket.com/index.ph ... hop-seeds/

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Tue Nov 23, 2021 3:30 pm

GoDawgs wrote: Tue Nov 23, 2021 3:23 pm @zeuspaul , check out the dwarfs and micros at Bunny Hop Seeds. There are a lot of both there there and Ellie gives pretty detailed descriptions. You might find some answers there.

https://heritageseedmarket.com/index.ph ... hop-seeds/
I really love her descriptions they are a big help when trying to decide what to buy. And I love her honestly about flavors...
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Wed Nov 24, 2021 6:24 am

GoDawgs wrote: Tue Nov 23, 2021 3:23 pm @zeuspaul , check out the dwarfs and micros at Bunny Hop Seeds. There are a lot of both there there and Ellie gives pretty detailed descriptions. You might find some answers there.

https://heritageseedmarket.com/index.ph ... hop-seeds/
Ellie has a great selection of micros. Jochalos is one of my favorites I grow it every year.
Your plants look great.
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Post: # 58285Unread post AKgardener
Mon Nov 29, 2021 12:08 am

Is anyone growing more micros ? I just ordered all new varieties I haven’t tried yet and I’m so excited to try them I can’t wait for the seeds to arrive this is what I got.

Baby Micro Dwarf Tomato -
Delice De Neuilly Micro Dwarf Tomato -
Fat Frog Micro Dwarf Tomato
Hardin's Miniature Micro Dwarf Tomato
Inkspot Micro Dwarf tomato
Micro Tina Micro Dwarf Tomato
Moment Micro Dwarf Tomato
Snegirjok Micro Dwarf Tomato

Tiny Totem Micro Dwarf Tomato -
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Post: # 58286Unread post zeuspaul
Mon Nov 29, 2021 1:15 am

I have started Moment and Tiny Totem. This is the first time I am growing any micro dwarfs. I have also started some dwarfs.
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Post: # 58440Unread post AKgardener
Wed Dec 01, 2021 1:59 pm

Micros are so fun no work to it all, I’m growing my first white tomato indoors now. But looking forward to some dwarf varieties as well
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