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Is a 10-Inch Plant Pot Big Enough for a Tomato Plant?

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Full size tomato plants need at least 5 gallons of soil volume for long-term health, more than a 10-inch pot holds. Dwarf tomato plants and patio varieties can be planted in a 12-inch pot.

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Diane Watkins has been writing since 1984, with experience in newspaper, newsletter and web content. She writes two electronic newsletters and content around the web. Watkins has a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Clemson University. She has taken graduate courses in biochemistry and education.