I bought a patio tomato plant for a large container on my porch. This is the only tomato of the three I ordered that survived the journey. An old-time favorite. Stripey' are bicolored inside as well. We guarantee your complete satisfaction or your money back. First off tomatoes need a lot of sun in order to grow correctly and start to flower. If, however, the weather is still raw and a frost seems likely, transplant your plants into larger pots, taking them outside during the day when the weather is mild and bringing them in whenever frost or blustery cold weather threatens. Do you? White Flower Farm • 1-800-503-9624, Blackmore & Langdon Begonias & Delphiniums, Customer-Favorite Annual Container Designs, All Preplanned Gardens & Plant Collections, Discounted Gift Certificates Available Now, Add a $50 Gift Card to Your Bouquet or Gift Set for Just $25. Really, any later growth that you remove to strengthen the earlier branches. Stake pepper plants so heavy yields don't break their branches. I have my own mix and have found that Epsom salts also helps control bugs in my gardens too. Required fields are marked *. For some, this means a large, bareroot crown. It's my first garden in this box. If your order is damaged or fails to meet your expectations, we will cheerfully replace or refund it. There are 1 or 2 big green tomatoes on the plants. no. We have 2 Mr. Stripey plants, in containers. I grew brandywine and yellow zebra tomato plants from seed and the plants are now in my new 8 1/2 ' by 4' garden box. Please supply a street address for delivery. Even on the packaging it tells you how to use it. I also started tomatoes. Slice them open for salads and platters to display the beautiful yellow flesh and pink centers. Remove shading once plants perk up. Kindly contact us with two weeks notice, if you'll be away at expected time of delivery. My tomato and pepper plants are not producing flowers either it is worrying me someone please help. each. With the exception of the fruit they are two of the best looking of my wal-mart bought tomatoes. I am a new gardener to planting in pots on our deck. I grew Mr. Stripey for the first time this year. When they are dry, they stop producing. I can't answer why they're not flowering just yet, but I can tell you this isn't it. Make sure you fertilize them weekly. I grew the Delicious from Ferry Morse seed. I had to transfer them to larger Jiffy Pots, two to a pot. Planted Bonnie brand plants in early spring and Mr. Stripey has out preformed Celebrity, from Bonnie, and Delicious. I bought a cherry tomato plant and there were flowers on it and they are gone as are flowers on a red pepper plant I bought. They have become monsters. Ridged at shoulders, this tomato is mild with low acid. I have four huge pots with a plant in each one and my plants are not so big but the amount of tomatoes on each plant is amazing. We're sorry, but we cannot ship this item to the following states: Georgia, Texas, Maryland, Nevada, Montana, North Carolina, New Jersey. The stems turn yellow and they fall off. I am truly disappointed as this seemed like such a nice website. Check the packet label. 2. We also offer gardening advice and how-to information to gardeners throughout the United States. Keep the soil around the plants moist but not soggy and provide shade (with row cover, cardboard, or lath) for the first few days. Estimated dates for shipping are indicated in the Shipping Details box for each item. There are no flowers on them. Planting out: When the weather is warm and settled, choose a planting location in full sun with rich, fertile soil and good drainage. My tomato plants got very few blooms this year and no tomatoes. Certified buyer, Gerry The Walker It's the offshoots that form between the branches. 1 of 1 people found this review helpful. I have found that patio tomatoes are more "touchy" than other tomato plants and do not like being moved around very much. Ask a QuestionHere are the questions asked by community members. don't have any pictures but my mr.stripey tomatoes have been falling off since they started blooming some of my other tomato plants do to. For our general tips and videos about growing Tomatoes, click Tips for growing Tomatoes. This is the only tomato of the three I ordered that survived the journey. that could be the problem. They stopped blooming and where the bloom should be, they've turned a blackish color. yes They're hearty plants that look better than the ones I got from my local nursery. While heavily wilted... We apologize but due to agricultural restrictions we cannot ship Tomatoes to Georgia, Maryland, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina or Texas. When I planted my tomatoes it had blooms. Set the cucumbers, eggplants, peppers, and squash into their holes so that the tops of the root balls are level with or just slightly below the surrounding soil. Named for their red-and-yellow exterior, the fruits of 'Mr.