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Andy H

Brooklyn Corner, Nova Scotia

We are thinking about growing tomatoes indoors this fall for consumption. I've only grown beefsteak varieties inside with poor yields. Are there any particular varieties that do better than others? Thanks

9/7/2020 9:41:12 AM

G. Kins

Catinthehat, WA

One of the greenhouse varieties maybe? If you are using artificial light the energy is very expensive, unless the energy is dual purpose (helps heat your house)... then maybe it's less painful.

9/7/2020 10:21:56 AM

Grower216

Where the PUMPKINS grow/My backyard

Try a determinate variety, so that it stops growing at a certain size, and maybe a smaller tomato would be easier to ripen with fewer nutrients, so a small eating type, such as dwarf firebird sweet, or other varieties suited to container growing.

9/7/2020 10:31:53 AM

Andy H

Brooklyn Corner, Nova Scotia

Thanks, I'll take your advice. We will be using artificial lighting and the plan is to have the lights plugged into an inverter. The battery bank is charged with a single 200 W panel. That's the plan anyway.

9/7/2020 12:42:10 PM

wixom grower (TEAM HAMMER)

Home of the 12 lb tomato

I agree with grower 16 check out catalogs for early determinate tomatoes like early girl or big boy determinate tomatoes ?

9/7/2020 1:26:42 PM

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