Can Tomato Plants Be Planted Beside Potato Plants?

Do not plant tomato plants beside potatoes. Potatoes are carriers of fusarium wilt and bacterial canker, which cause injury to tomato plants. Avoid putting tomatoes at risk for diseases by not planting tomatoes where potatoes have grown in the last two to three years.

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