How fast do tomato seedlings grow?

I’ve always marveled at how quickly seedlings can grow. Here is a picture of Cherokee Purple seedlings just sprouting that I took at 7:30 this morning:


Here is the same set of seedlings 8 hours and 15 minutes later:


Yeah—that fast!

Author: Jenny Smith

I'm Jenny Smith. I keep up with three cars, two kids, one husband, and I live on 300+ acres of rolling farmland in Northern Virginia where we look after an elderly relative. I like tomatoes, all things Star Trek, watercolor, and reading. I spend most days in the garden fighting deer and groundhogs as I pursue a graduate degree. I'm trying to be like Jesus -- emphasis on the trying.