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25/07/2013 at 17:59

Hi Tomsk - the tomatoes grow where the flowers were https://www.google.com/search?q=tomato+flowers+and+fruits&rlz=1C1SVEE_enGB425GB425&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=ZVjxUZ7UH4PD0QXyx4G4Ag&ved=0CAkQ_AUoAQ&biw=1241&bih=584#facrc=_&imgdii=_&imgrc=fUecYkCh4xJDlM%3A%3BVeaRM4sdZwopwM%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fsisu.typepad.com%252Fphotos%252Funcategorized%252F2008%252F06%252F03%252Ftomato_flower_fruit.jpg%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fsisu.typepad.com%252Fsisu%252F2008%252F06%252Fdo-tomatoes-dre.html%3B350%3B255 .  They will grow to their full size, depending on what type they are (cherry, plum, 'ordinary' or beefsteak) and then they will start to turn colour - so late summer through to early autumn.

Afraid tomato plants only last the one year (in the UK anyway) so next spring you start all over again - watch out, you'll get addicted to tomato growing 

25/07/2013 at 18:17

Thanks for the last comment, was thinking my first try at tomatoes was a failure, but I have time yet.  Mine are planted outside, stems look healthy and plenty of flowers.  Ty dove

25/07/2013 at 18:21

   Good luck - if you've got any more questions don't hesitate to ask - someone here'll know the answer ....

26/07/2013 at 08:20

Tomsk, the flowers wither and fall off if they haven't been pollinated. It's common. Not all flowers produce tomatoes.

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