tomato seedlings

Tomato    South east South Australia

My tomato seeds have been planted since early September (southern Australia) and still have only their first leaves. They are in a hot house and look heathy. What can I do to speed them along?

Posted by: Louise Rockne (1 point) Louise Rockne
Posted: October 18, 2014


I will suggest one possibility. If you are growing them in a potting mix, they may need a dose of liquid fertilizer. Many times I have seen young plants that look fine, but have settled into a sort of equilibrium where they do not continue to grow as expected. The peat-based potting mixes often provide only a starter amount of nutrition.

Posted by: Charlie B. (2 points) Charlie B.
Posted: October 20, 2014

Louise Rockne commented,
Thanks I will try that.
over 5 years ago.

Agree with Charlie.b when my plants slow it is time for a feed.

Good luck

Posted by: Chris.W (1 point) Chris.W
Posted: October 21, 2014

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