Tomato Plant Collar
A tomato plant collar is a simple barrier placed around the stem of a plant,
to keep cutworms and other worms from damaging your plants. Most frequently
referred to as a "tomato plant collar", its effectiveness is not limited
to tomato plants. It can be used on any vegetable or flower plant that you
are experiencing problems with cutworms and other worms.
How to Make a Tomato Plant Collar:
The overall length of tomato plant collars should be at least 5-7 inches
What to Use:
Installing the Tomato Plant Collar:
Remove the bottom, if there is one.
Carefully place the collar over a small, young plant.
For older established plants, slit the collar along it's length. Then, place
it around the plant, with the cut ends slightly overlapped.
Bury the collar about two inches into the soil.
The collar should be about 3-4 inches above the soil.
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