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Tomato Pots and Potting-On

How Many Pots Do I Need? I was recently asked why it is necessary to use several pot sizes when growing tomatoes from seed – why not just plant the seeds directly into the ground? Here are some reasons why it is best to plant into small pots then increase the pot size as the plants grow. Roots Encourage Plant Growth When plant roots reach the side of their pot,┬áthe plant┬ádevelops more quickly. This has the advantage of earlier flowering,