Red Tomato Teepees, Set of 3
Red Tomato Teepees, Set of 3

Red Tomato Teepees, Set of 3

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Teepees Jump-Start Your Tomato Growing Season

  • Teepees protect young plants from chilly temperatures so you can set plants out earlier in spring
  • Ideal for tomatoes, peppers, eggplants and other frost-tender crops
  • Reusable teepees have separate channels; won't deflate if one tube is punctured
  • Set of 3

With these protective cones, you can plant tomatoes outdoors up to 6 weeks earlier, and be harvesting by early July! The water-filled teepees regulate temperature, soaking up heat during the day and releasing it at night. Without the stress of weather extremes, plants can put their energy into producing fruit.

  • Made of thick UV-protected plastic
  • 18" H each

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Red Tomato Teepees, Set of 3
 
4.5

(based on 188 reviews)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Accurate instructions (96)
  • Lightweight (56)
  • Versatile (50)
  • Attractive (34)
  • Hardy (25)

Cons

  • Difficult to use (12)
  • Flimsy (10)

Best Uses

  • Garden (162)
  • Outdoors (59)
  • Patio (16)
  • Tomatoes (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (125), Master gardener (23), Getting started (17), Practical (17), Budget shopper (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (166)

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5.0

l love these tomato tepees!!

By GranNY P

from Charleston IL

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Accurate Instructions
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Red Tomato Teepees, Set of 3:

      I had used something similar years ago that were green, but these red Tomato Tepees are far more superior! We live in a very windy area and have had a cool spring, but the tomatoes that have the tepees are double the size of those that don't have tepees!

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      • Personal
       
      1.0

      Back they go...

      By A Merritt

      from Mid-Hudson Valley

      About Me Avid Gardener

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Difficult To Use
        • Flimsy
        • Unattractive

        Best Uses

          Comments about Red Tomato Teepees, Set of 3:

          Actually, I can return only one of the packages I ordered, because I opened and attempted to use the other. These are not like the Walls o Water that I now can't find. They are inflexible, hard to fill and keep filled, and the image of holding the filled teepee and placing it over the plant is not realistic. I wish they had worked!

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          • Personal

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          good idea

          By beekberg

          from Saugatuck, MI.

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          Pros

          • Accurate Instructions
          • Lightweight
          • Versatile

          Cons

          • Small In Size

          Best Uses

            Comments about Red Tomato Teepees, Set of 3:

            I like to grow some tomatoes and peppers. Its been cold here in Michigan the last few years and these teepees help warm things up for my plants. I think its a good idea.

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            • Personal

            (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Headstart

            By gary

            from Stratham, NH

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive
            • Easy to Use
            • Lightweight
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Garden
              • Outdoors
              • Tomatopepper Plants

              Comments about Red Tomato Teepees, Set of 3:

              These allow you to get your indoor started plants like tomato and pepper plans outdoors sooner with the added protection from frost, etc. They also help in helping to speed up the plants growth.

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              • Personal
               
              5.0

              Get a Head Start

              By gary

              from Stratham, New Hampshire

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Garden
                • Outdoors

                Comments about Red Tomato Teepees, Set of 3:

                I have used these for years and bought more as it protects my tomato and pepper plants I start indoors. Able to put them out earlier in the garden well protected and speeds up their growth as well. I'm sold on this product.

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                • Personal

                (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Amazing

                By cmcinders

                from Rehoboth Beach Delaware

                About Me Avid Gardener

                Pros

                • Accurate Instructions

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Red Tomato Teepees, Set of 3:

                    I planted 6 tomato plants in my garden at the beach (planted them leaving about 6 inches above the ground.) I had ordered one sleeve for each plant. Last week I filled two sleeves and placed them around 2 of the plants. It was a royal pain to fill these. It was getting dark and I needed to drive back home so I did not put any sleeves on the other 4 plants. This weekend I basically forgot about them until a neighbor asked me what the red things in the garden where. The four plants without the sleeve had normal growth for this time of year about 2-3 inches and some leaf growth. The 2 with the sleeve tripled in size, had so many leaves that they where touching all sides of the sleeve and where about 18 inches high. I could not believe the difference! I immediately went and got the other 4 sleeves and put them around the rest of the plants! I'm giving this 5 stars even though they are a pain to fill because of how great they are.

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                    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Not just for tomatoes!

                    By central IL

                    from zone 5

                    About Me Avid Gardener

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Garden
                        • Patio

                        Comments about Red Tomato Teepees, Set of 3:

                        I decided that the teepees were probably better used on more tropical or hot-house type vegetables this year, so I put them over my peppers. I only had one left, so I did a little experiment. I planted 2 eggplant in pots, and put the teepee over one of them. The one with the teepee was about twice the size of the one without when I last checked.

                        Seems of thick durable plastic. I put a 5 gal. bucket over the plant and then the teepee over the bucket to fill. Piece of cake. I will be buying another set for myself, as well as others for gifts.

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                        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Good Product

                        By Texgal

                        from Boerne, Texas

                        About Me Master Gardener

                        Verified Buyer

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                          Cons

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                              Comments about Red Tomato Teepees, Set of 3:

                              Use it for early planting of tomatoes. Easy to use

                              • Primary use:
                              • Personal

                              (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              versatile, mini greenhouse!

                              By The Garden Lady

                              from Mountlake Terrace, WA

                              About Me Avid Gardener

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Accurate Instructions
                              • Attractive
                              • Easy storage
                              • Economical
                              • Practical Climate Control
                              • Versatile

                              Cons

                              • Helps To Read Directions

                              Best Uses

                              • Garden
                              • Outdoors
                              • Patio

                              Comments about Red Tomato Teepees, Set of 3:

                              I've used tomato teepees for many years to start tomatoes, peppers and eggplants. They are simple and quite effective little greenhouses. They expand as the plant grows, and can be re-installed in minutes if I took them off too soon. I also use several of them to protect seedings of carrots, or similar crops, from hail, cats, and surprise cold nights.

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                              • Personal

                              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              4.0

                              clear ones worked for other plants

                              By door county wi fontanini collector

                              from door county wisconsin

                              About Me Getting Started

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Hardy

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Garden
                                • Outdoors

                                Comments about Red Tomato Teepees, Set of 3:

                                got both clear and red ... have only used the clear and they did a good job of keeping the frost away from young plants

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                                • Personal

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