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Woman Dwarfed by Her Nine-Foot Tomato Plant

SAVANNAH, MO — Pearl Trimmer, an 89-year-old gardener, planted a single tomato plant on July 2, and since then it’s grown over double the size of typical plants. Trimmer started with a standard round and metal stand to spur growth, and has had to “upgrade” her stakes three times. She currently uses two extended trestles, and┬áthe tomato plant┬áreaches a towering nine feet. It’s a Super Tasty Hybrid (Burpee

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