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Companion Plants for Tomato

Solanum lycopersicum

Good companion plants for Tomato

Alliums, celery, geraniums, petunias, nasturtium, borage, basil, oregano, parsley, carrots, marigold, asparagus

  • Carrot is a great planting companion for Tomato

    Tomatoes and carrot tend to share space well.

  • Onion is a great planting companion for Tomato

    The strong smell of onion helps to deter pests from around the tomato plant.

  • Garlic is a great planting companion for Tomato

    The strong smell of garlic helps to deter pests from around the tomato plant.

  • Borage is a great planting companion for Tomato

    Borage helps to deter tomato hornworm.

  • Asparagus Tomato

    Grow well together as Asparagus is often ready for harvest just before tomato plants are mature.

  • African Marigold is a great planting companion for Tomato

    Marigolds help to deter harmful nematodes.

  • Garden nasturtium is a great planting companion for Tomato

    Nasturtiums help deter whitefly and aphids.

  • Basil is a great planting companion for Tomato

    Basil is great for improving the taste of tomatoes.

  • Lettuce Tomato

    The lettuce will share the space well and enjoy the shade provided by the tomato plants in the summer heat.

  • Snap pea Tomato

    Plant the peas early and they can use the tomato trellises before the tomatoes get big. Peas fix nitrogen and improve soil fertility.

  • Celery Tomato

  • Bush beans Tomato

  • Flat leaf parsley is a great planting companion for Tomato

  • Curly leaf parsley is a great planting companion for Tomato

  • Asparagus is a great planting companion for Tomato

    Asparagus deters nematodes

  • Chives is a great planting companion for Tomato

    The strong smell of chives helps to deter pests from around the tomato plant.

  • Mint is a great planting companion for Tomato

    The strong smell of mint and spearmint helps keep bugs away

Repellent plants for Tomato

These plants will not tend to grow well with Tomato - they could stunt or inhibit growth.

Cabbage, kohlrabi, black walnut, corn, fennel, peas, dill, potatoes, beetroot, kale, rosemary

  • Black walnut is not a good planting companion for Tomato

    Inhibits growth of the tomato plant.

  • Dill is not a good planting companion for Tomato

    Dill attracts tomato horn worm.

  • Broccoli is not a good planting companion for Tomato

    Brassicas tend to inhibit growth in tomatoes, so plant well away.

  • Cabbage is not a good planting companion for Tomato

    Brassicas tend to inhibit growth in tomatoes, so plant well away.

  • Sweet corn is not a good planting companion for Tomato

    Encourages corn ear worm (which is near identical to Tomato fruit worm)

  • Fennel is not a good planting companion for Tomato

    Fennel inhibits the growth of tomatoes.

  • Kohl rabi is not a good planting companion for Tomato

    Kohl rabi inhibits the growth of tomatoes.

  • Rosemary is not a good planting companion for Tomato

    Rosemary inhibits the growth of tomatoes.

  • Potato is not a good planting companion for Tomato

    Potatoes and tomatoes are attacked by the same blight.

  • Corn is not a good planting companion for Tomato

    Corn and tomato are attacked by the same worm

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