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What Is the Average Yield of Tomatoes Per Plant?

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Horticultural technicians have recorded an average of about 9 lbs. of tomatoes per plant for heirlooms in North Carolina; 8 to 12 lbs. for tomatoes grown in high tunnels--or impermanent greenhouses--in West Virginia, 8 to 13 lbs. for Romas in Pennsylvania, 10 to 12 lbs. for greenhouse tomatoes in Kentucky, and 4 to 10 lbs. for slicers, 4 to 5 lbs. for plum tomatoes and 2 to 7 lbs. for cherry tomatoes in Washington state.

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Rogue Parrish has written two travel books and edited at the "The Baltimore Sun," "The Washington Post" and the Alaska Newspapers company. She began writing professionally in 1975. Parrish holds a summa cum laude Bachelor of Science degree in journalism from the University of Maryland.