Tomato Grafting

Farmer: Eric Barnhorst, Jenny Cook, Sarah Judd and Nathan Klassen

Farm: Eva Mae Farm, Knuckle Down Farm, Meadow Lynn Market, Nith Valley Organics

Region: Ontario

Publish Date: February 6, 2018

Article Type: Research Protocol

Research Priorities: Seed Production, Selection & Breeding 

Specialized tomato rootstock seems to have a lot of potential, but it is unclear if they are well-developed for unheated hoophouses. Given the cost of the rootstock, extra labour, equipment and greenhouse space required to graft, these growers want to know: Are grafted tomatoes economically worthwhile in unheated hoophouses in Ontario?