Can I Plant a Single Tomato Plant?

Tomato flowers pollinate themselves, so you can plant a single tomato plant and still produce tomatoes. Each flower contains both male and female parts. Flowers are normally pollinated by wind. Extreme temperatures and lack of wind or insects cause problems with fruit setting.

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