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White paste substance on tomato

Tomato    ohio

Some tomatoes have a white paste substance coming out of cracks. what is it? Other tomatoes appear to be okay. I have five tomato plants growing.

Asked by: steve (1 point)   Posted:August 21, 2015

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Holes and yellow marks on a tomato leaf
Holes and Yellow Marks on Tomato Leaves

Tomato    New Zealand

Hi! I'm a very new gardener, so anything that's out of the ordinary will definitely worry me. I've noticed that some leaves have yellow marks, and some of those also have small holes in it. Please tell me if it's anything serious, and what I can do about this. Thank you all!

Asked by: Naomi (1 point)   Posted:November 5, 2017

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Bacterial spot of Septoria leaf spot?

Tomato    Netherlands

Hi PlantVillage, I'm wondering what for disease this is, because the Bacterial spot and the Septoria leaf spot are very much alike. And how can I distinguish one from the other? Thanks in advance

Asked by: Thomas (1 point)   Posted:March 26, 2018

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White spots on tomato plant leaves

Tomato    None Given

I just planted a veggie garden for the 1st time! I did buy a tomato plant that is in a separate pot from the rest and today I noticed these white spots on the leaves and some broken type leaves. I don't know much yet about growing veggies but I'm learning! Can anyone tell me what this could be...

Asked by: Julie (2 points)   Posted:March 9, 2016

1 answer    1153 views

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Best way to support tomato plants?

Tomato    MI

Can somebody recommend a good way of supporting my tomato plants. I have always used cages in the past but I find the standard ones to be very unstable and I am always scared that a good gust of wind will topple the whole thing. I am growing Brandywines and Cherokee purples for the first time....

Asked by: Abby (7 points)   Posted:May 23, 2013

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Yellowing tomato leaves

Tomato    None Given

We have 4 tomato plants and they started to slowly die. The first plant that died started to have yellowing leaves and within days the whole 4 foot plant was dead. Now we're noticing our other plants facing the same fate. 1. What is happening to them? 2. Can we stop it? 3. How do I stop this from...

Asked by: Molly (1 point)   Posted:July 12, 2016

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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

2 answers    9709 views

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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 (1 point)   Posted:March 12, 2013

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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

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Aphid damage to tomatoes?

Tomato    None Given

I have a very good and healthy tomato plant. I recently noticed it's leaves getting a bit damaged and i found big aphids. The plant is fruiting just fine but I was worried so I pruned the really damaged vines. Can you check the images to make sure the damage to the leaves was caused by the...

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

2 answers    3642 views

Tomato plant, white spots on leaves.
White spots on tomato plant

Tomato   

I've noticed some white spots on my tomato plant, what could it be?! what can I do to help the plant? Thank you! (sorry for the bad image quality)

Asked by: Romina (1 point)   Posted:November 8, 2013

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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 (1 point)   Posted:November 18, 2013

3 answers    5370 views

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Smoking and tomato viruses

Tomato    CT

I'm a smoker and a good friend and fellow gardener informed me that I had to be careful around my tomatoes as I could pass diseases from the tobacco to them. I thought he was yanking my chain but a google search revealed the truth. What do I do to avoid passing viruses to the plants? Can it be...

Asked by: Rod Morrison (2 points)   Posted:July 2, 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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Tomato plant deficiency

Tomato    None Given

Please see the image I've attached - it seems like it's a nitrogen or phosphate deficiency!? Is it ?

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:June 1, 2015

1 answer    1765 views

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Is it a good idea to put Epsom salts on to tomato plants?

Tomato    FL

My friend swears by Epsom salts for her tomato plants. She says that it supplements the magnesium and prevents blossom-end rot. I thought blossom end rot was caused by a lack of calcium? Can the tomato plant really take anything up from the Epsom? If so then is there a particular concentration to...

Asked by: Denice Williams (3 points)   Posted:April 14, 2013

5 answers    37363 views