Viruses or mutation? Other plants that do not show symptoms

Tomato    Italia

The leaves are all with such symptomatology. Other plants that do not show symptoms.

Asked by: Dr. Raffaele Giurato (6 points)   Posted:December 15, 2015

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is it worth it to grow heirloom tomato varieties?

Tomato    SC

I am fascinated by some of the heirloom varieties of tomato out there. In particular, I have been looking at a variety called 'indigo rose' which looks beautiful and sounds delicious. I am not a big tomato grower although I've had good success on occasion. The last time I grew some I had problems...

Asked by: Melanie Young (1 point)   Posted:April 1, 2013

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Topping tomato plants

Tomato    Zone 7B

So having read a bit more about growing indeterminates I have another question. Some people seem to advocate topping the tomato plants to ripen fruit later in the season, while other recommend simply pinching off flowers and new fruits. What is the opinion on here, is one method better than the...

Asked by: cara smith (3 points)   Posted:March 12, 2013

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Growing tomatoes in the same place after disease

Tomato    None Given

I grew tomatoes least year and they got heavily infected with disease. I was told it was late blight which I see has spores. It it ok to plant in the same place twice? I think I am asking for trouble...

Asked by: Denis Schneider (1 point)   Posted:March 19, 2013

3 answers    1615 views

Tomato leaf.
burned tomato leaves?

Tomato   

Hello, my tomato plant's leaves turned like this from one day to another, what is it for? They look like if they have been burned and I don't think is because of the sun because it hasn't been so hot here and because there is another tomato plant next to it and is totally fine. Also some of the...

Asked by: Romina (3 points)   Posted:November 18, 2013

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How many tomato plants should I grow (family of 4)

Tomato    None Given

All of us tomato lovers and would like a decent supply over the summer months. How many should I plant out to keep us going? Is there a very prolific fruit producing variety thats best?

Asked by: Vicki Albright (2 points)   Posted:February 23, 2013

3 answers    5316 views

Can you identify this tomato problem?

Tomato    Australia

I have a few tomato plants growing in a wicking bed. They've been growing well up until a couple of weeks ago, when their growth started slowing dramatically. The leaves have begun to wither and curl upwards, and have taken on a slight brown/yellow hue. I initially thought they may be dehydrated,...

Asked by: Peter Rolfe (1 point)   Posted:December 6, 2014

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How can I tell determinate and indeterminate tomatoes apart?

Tomato    FL

I have been trying to help my sister with the tomato seeds she planted and when I asked if they were determinate or indeterminate she looked at me like I just grew another head. Of course she has lost the packet and has no idea what kind of seeds she bought. My question is will I have to wait for...

Asked by: Denice Williams (3 points)   Posted:February 22, 2013

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How to hand pollinate tomatoes, peppers and squash?

Tomato    near Johnstown, PA

I would like to hand pollinate my plants this year as I'm not satisfied by the yields I have been getting. What is the best way of doing this for tomatoes, peppers and squash?

Asked by: Larry Pelenski (4 points)   Posted:February 12, 2013

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Timing tomato seeds

Tomato    PA

When should I start tomato seeds indoors for transplanting? I'm in zone 6?

Asked by: Marsha Anderson (5 points)   Posted:March 9, 2013

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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?

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

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Container gardening

Tomato    None Given

I am a disabled veteran in a wheelchair, I garden in selfwatering containers on scaffolds. My problem is that I get a lot of wilting if I don't use drip irragation into the tank daily. This causes blossom end rot. Can I use gypsum when I plant, to try and prevent the rot?

Asked by: Joe DeGraw (1 point)   Posted:March 25, 2016

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Tomatoes are rotting on the bottom.

Tomato    NYC

My beefsteak tomatoes are rotting on the bottom. What's causing it? Can they be saved? What can I do to help them?

Asked by: michelle (5 points)   Posted:August 2, 2015

5 answers    2304 views

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Problem with tomato

Tomato    None Given

Please help me to identify the problem with tomato!!!

Asked by: Azr (1 point)   Posted:January 17, 2017

3 answers    765 views

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Suckering tomatoes

Tomato    Zone 7B

I usually grow determinate varieties in containers but I thought I’d try my hand at a few indeterminates this year, any tips on suckering for a first time grower?

Asked by: cara smith (3 points)   Posted:March 8, 2013

1 answer    2400 views

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flowering with no fruit

Tomato    Las Vegas, Nevada

Hi I planted tomatoes in May they are growing great lots of flowering but no tomatoes. Can you give me some suggestions? Thank you Billy

Asked by: Billy Das (1 point)   Posted:September 9, 2015

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Tomato plant not fruiting, has double stem

Tomato    None Given

i have two cherry tomato plants, both are healthy and growing yet both grew with a double stem on each plant " see images" it is healthy but not fruiting at all is there something i should do? Update the plant flowers all of the time but never sets fruit

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:January 17, 2015

2 answers    1797 views

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How do I ripen green tomatoes before cold weather?

Tomato    None Given

I would like to know what is the best thing to do with tomatoes that are still on the plant which have not ripened. I have several plants which still have fruit but I am worried about the weather turning colder and potentially killing them before they have a chance to ripen. Can I move the plants...

Asked by: Yvonne (1 point)   Posted:October 18, 2013

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How should I treat this tomato plant

Tomato    Perú

How would you recommend to treat this plant ? Some ecological insecticide? The plant has holes caused by an insect at night. You can see that even leave their waste on the plant.

Asked by: Pedro Jesús Jauregui Mendoza (1 point)   Posted:May 22, 2016

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Phytophthora infestans and bacteriosis diseases?

Tomato    Italia

Tomato cherry in grenhouses cultivation, plants growing in soilless. The affected plants show the same symptoms about 65%. The affected area is 1 hectare. Symptom complex: chlorosis of apical shoots, necrosis punctiform of leaves, necrosis internal on the fruits, flabby leaves, empty stem....

Asked by: Dr. Raffaele Giurato (6 points)   Posted:February 16, 2016

1 answer    842 views

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about yellow leaf curl virus tomato disease

Tomato    Pakistan

I needed information about yellow leaf curl virus tomato,like its symptoms,images etc.

Asked by: Farah Saeed (1 point)   Posted:October 13, 2017

2 answers    376 views

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blossom end rot

Tomato    Indiana

Do low oxygen levels contribute to blossom end rot? We have upped our calcium levels, checked our recipes, ph, and have our growing conditions in our green house perfect. Its 75 degrees with 70% humidity. We are watering for 5 minutes every half hour.

Asked by: Dion Graber (1 point)   Posted:November 13, 2017

1 answer    430 views

Tomato transplant after 7 days, showing spots and browning.
Spots, yellowing and brown edges on leaves of tomato plant

Tomato    State College, PA

I bought a tomato plant and transplanted it about 7 days ago. Now it is showing lots of yellow spots/holes on the older leaves and the lowest leaves are turning brown. What are the likely causes? I have seen flea beetles on a few other types of veggie plants nearby. Also, the plants are in...

Asked by: Ruth Nissly (6 points)   Posted:May 28, 2016

1 answer    703 views

Soft beige growths ascending from base of stem upwards
Root rot?

Tomato    Alabama

Just need help figuring out what happened to my tomato plant. I live in lower Alabama and am inclined to blame this on heavy, daily rain. Any insight and/or advice for the future would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by: Kelsey King (1 point)   Posted:August 21, 2016

5 answers    930 views

Wrinkled tomato skin

Tomato    None Given

I saved a tomato plant in the neighbourhood and its fruiting wonderfully but for some reason the tomato skin wrinkles when it starts growing a bit , is it the sun? The plant is outdoors and it goes 34C

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:April 6, 2015

3 answers    4561 views

Tomato problem

Tomato    None Given

Tomato plant aborting the flower, small fruits become dried but not all plants have the symptom. What is the reason?

Asked by: Fabio Centurion (1 point)   Posted:October 21, 2016

0 answers    542 views

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How to prevent wilt on tomatoes?

Tomato    USA

My entire tomato crop was wiped out because my plants got wilt last summer, what’s the best way to stop the same thing happening again this year?

Asked by: Maggie Muffins (8 points)   Posted:March 2, 2013

3 answers    5162 views

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How do I growing tomatoes in hanging baskets?

Tomato    Zone 7B

I would like to grow some cherry and/or grape tomatoes in hanging baskets. What exactly does this involve? Do I just need to fill the basket with regular potting mix and transplant my seedlings. Will the plants naturally grow downwards from the basket or is it more complicated than that?

Asked by: cara smith (3 points)   Posted:April 16, 2013

3 answers    10119 views

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Tomato (Moneymaker) - Leaf curling and browning

Tomato    Wellington, South Africa

These are images from Planting 1 - Tomatoes (Moneymaker), transplanted on 16/09/2016, no dig, permaculture bed, square foot planting. The leaves are withered, browning, curling and generally does not look healthy. I have applied sulphur as leaf dusting to counter rust and have applied Epson salt...

Asked by: Chris (2 points)   Posted:December 19, 2016

4 answers    1002 views

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Protecting tomatoes from late blight

Tomato    Zone 7B

The recent very wet weather seems to be helping late blight emerge early this year and I have plenty of tomato plants that I need to try and protect. I don't use fungicides, my plants are well spaced. Does anybody know of anything organic I can use to protect my tomatoes?

Asked by: cara smith (3 points)   Posted:July 13, 2013

3 answers    2666 views