Indoor Tomatoes - Knowledgebase Question

Brooklyn, NY
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Question by Ygru
August 24, 1999
I live in zone 6, and I would like to have fresh tomatoes in the winter. How can I grow them indoors? Does it need any growing light?


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Answer from NGA
August 24, 1999
Growing tomatoes indoors is possible but very difficult without a greenhouse. You need to provide as much light as possible; strong direct sunlight supplemented with full spectrum "grow lights" would be the best. Keeping the plant in a room with white-painted walls will also help reflect the maximum available light. Good luck with your project!

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