Answer: If you over fertilize tomatoes with nitrogen when they are young, you will get lots of vines at the expense of fruiting. However, today's new hybrids can produce a lot of tomatoes if you feed them well. I have seen over 60 pounds produced on one bush! And, that was using Miracle-Gro's formula generously. The key is to wait until fruit starts to set before really pouring on the nutrition.
When setting out transplants, give them a good drink of Miracle-Gro solution. Then fertilize sparingly (perhaps weekly at a low to medium rate) until they start to set fruit. Then begin to push them along with fertilizer and you will be pleased with the productive results.
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