Q. When can I plant tomatoes outdoors in the Northeast?


The last frost date in the NYC (five boroughs) area is April 8th, although night temperatures need to stay in the 60s for tropical-origin tomatoes to grow well. Tomatoes catch up fast, so planting later is fine.


For tips on a variety of gardening topics, see our Plant Information Guides.
Courtesy of NYBG Plant Information Service


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  • Last Updated Apr 02, 2018
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  • Answered By Anita Finkle

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