need to improve drainage in heavy clay soil to grow tomatoes,  how deep must i go?

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1 foot......add mulch, lime and cow manure.......and we added bundles of hay and grass and leaves................we used a tiller.................sprinkle everything over the ground and take your time and till under.....it is easier in the early fall to do this.
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As deep as you can. Tomato is a vine and new roots will develep along the stems where they touch the soil.  The preferred way to plant a tomato is to bury 1/2 to 2/3 of the plant.  The extra roots that grow from the buried portion of the stem will produce a more vigorous plant.
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