Tomato plants should be spaced about 18 to 24 inches from each other, and pepper plants need about 18 inches of space between them. Soil Preparation and Planting Procedure Tomato and pepper plants thrive when large amounts of organic matter are incorporated into their soil before they are planted.
Can peppers and tomatoes be planted next to each other?
Yes, you can grow tomatoes and peppers together – although it's important to bear in mind that growing plant members of the Nightshade or Solacaceae families together can increase the risk that disease will spread amongst them, especially if they are grown in the same bed after each other.
How far apart do you plant tomato plants and pepper plants?
Tomato plants should be spaced about 18 to 24 inches from each other, and pepper plants need about 18 inches of space between them.
How close can I plant peppers?
Space pepper plants 18 inches apart, in rows 30 to 36 inches apart. Grow plants closer together if temperatures are below 60°F. Closer spacing requires fertilizer at planting and during the summer.
Are self watering pots good for tomatoes?
A self-watering tomato planter helps moderate that stress and make consistent water available to plants. The planter doesn't dry out every day. It doesn't “forget” to water. Nor does it over water.
How close can you plant tomatoes together?
“Tomatoes require plenty of room to grow well,” write the UC ANR advisors. They recommend spacing tomato plants two feet or more apart.