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How Far Apart Do You Plant Tomatoes?

By Amy Deemer ; Updated September 21, 2017
Proper spacing allows tomatoes to remain healthy.
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Plant tomatoes 24 to 36 inches apart in rows that are spaced 3 to 5 feet apart. Proper plant spacing allows air to freely circulate around tomato plants, which reduces the spread of disease.