How Deep to Plant Tomato Plants & Pepper Plants

Plant peppers 3 to 4 inches deep in heavy, well-drained soil. Tomatoes thrive when planted 10 inches deep in well-drained, rich, organic soil. Tomato and pepper plants require six hours of full sun exposure each day.

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Amy Deemer began her writing career in 1992. She began writing online content in 2009 and writes primarily for Answerbag and Garden Guides. Deemer enjoys researching and writing about flowers, plants and gardening. Deemer has an Associate of Arts in liberal studies from Westmoreland Community College.