Vegatable Garden + Tobacco?

Discussion in 'Tobacco Growing Forum' started by ulysses, Mar 29, 2013.

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  1. ulysses

    ulysses New Member

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    Anyone grown tobacco plants in the vicinity of a vegetable garden? Did you have any problems with cross-pollination or pests?
     


  2. bubbagump

    bubbagump Well-Known Member

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    Well find out soon. I'm going to put several varieties of peppers in with my tobacco. I don't think there will be an issue. My $.02...I had organic pest spray on hand the last time I did tomatoes and peppers.

    Edit: Between tobacco varieties...cross politination will be a concern, but it won't be impacted by veggies.
     
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  3. Summit

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    Mmmmmmmm Tomacco...

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  4. ulysses

    ulysses New Member

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    Hahaha! EXACTLY what I want to avoid!
     
  5. ted

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    I wouldn't.. Tobacco needs to "draw" from the soil... as do peppers. "baccer is better at it.

    Cucumbers Squash, and Zuccini work well with tobacco, and will grow in the same field.. They need less depth.. JMHO... ted
     
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    i grew some several years ago, planted on the corners of the garden. didnt have one hornworm on the tomatos and they were easier to find on the tobacco leaves. but i cant get the seeds i collected to germinate, which is pretty irritating.
    mholder
    saline county mo
     
  7. Jeebs

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    Just don't plant tomatoes with tobacco, since they belong to the same family of plants.
     
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    Argh! You beat me to it!
     
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    Tomatos and other plants in the nightshade family can get a desease called tobacco mosaic from handling with hands that have touched tobacco. Also tobacco growing sucks the nutrients out of the soil big time and you cant grow much of anything in the same spot for a few years till the nitrogen is replaced.
     
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    how did you try to germinate.. tobacco germinates easy at 75-80 degrees in a few days. the seeds should be lightly pressed into a soilless germination mix of peat moss, perlite and vermiculite or a simular soiless mix.. the seeds need light to germinate..keep misting, no overwatering..
     
  11. BigCasino

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    we grew cabbage next to ours no little white moths near the cabbage at all
     
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