The Garden Community for Garden Lovers

Ontario, Canada Ca

Will cherry tomatoes grow in a container? If yes, how many plants per container?

On plant Lycopersicon esculentum (Tomato)



Im growing Minibel tomato plants and I use a 6inch pot for each of them , I also had a couple in hanging baskets last year and they grew well , have a look at this site , Nick runs it and he is so helpful if you want to contact him about anything

25 Apr, 2008


I grow 'Gardeners' Delight' - one per large pot in the greenhouse. I tried more outside last year, but they all succumbed to blight! I am sticking to my greenhouse this year.

25 Apr, 2008


I did cherry toms outside last year - 1 per basket like Weemamma says. While not heavily fruiting, I got quite a few - better than the greenhouse types (due to the lousy weather). You could try some outdoors, and some indoors.

25 Apr, 2008


Yes you can and an old wine barrel is perfect! This is what mine looks like:

Here is today's harvest:

28 Jun, 2009

How do I say thanks?

Answer question

Related photos

  • The big boys (Lycopersicon esculentum (Tomato))
  • Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum 'Black Russian')
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum (Tomato))
  • baby tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum (Tomato))

Related products


Related questions

Not found an answer?