You’ve probably come across the common gardening advice arguing that planting tomatoes deeply is an absolute must.
It seems to go against all gardening instincts – especially when proponents recommend the leaves should be buried too.
But, as strange as it may sound, this piece of advice is absolutely true.
Although it is widely circulated across the internet and in gardening circles, there is often an important omission – why should you plant tomatoes deep? And how deep should you plant?
We’re going to break it down.