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Is it time to transplant these indeterminate San Marzano tomato plants?

As you can see, I have two seedlings in each "container." I don't want their growth to be stunted because they are so close to each other. I know that normally, you would thin them out at this point. ...
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Are these indeterminate San Marzano tomato plants “leggy?”

I sowed the seeds 11 days ago. As soon as they germinated, I placed them by a SW-facing window, where they receive direct sunlight all day. I'm no expert, but they appear to be healthy. I just can't ...
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Will small tomato plant thrive under strong heat sun?

I bought this small tomato plant at a grocery store. I'm considering moving it to our rooftop. In the rooftop, it will receive shade during sunrise and sunset (there are buildings on both sides), ...
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Tomatoes seem to be stagnating?

I planted 4 tomato plants later in the season (mid June?). I have a 12" raised bed with good soil in it and they get about 10 hours of direct sunlight every day. I water them every other day with ...
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Having Various Issues With Multiple Tomato Plants

I'm a beginner backyard gardener and I have been growing vegetables in hydroponic containers for a few years. This is the first time I tried to grow vegetables on the soil (22 pots total) and I'm ...
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Tomato leaves and stems browning after fruits appear

one of my tomatoes plants started growing some fruits and a few days later some of the stems and leaves started browning and the leaves seemed more curly. would love some advice on that!
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1 tomato plant out of 4 is stunted, light green, has brown dots on leaves + stem (no yellow)

Before I send this plant to the great farm in the sky, would anyone have any armchair suggestions on remedies I can try please? I think the soil / environment is OK based on the plant next to it being ...
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Peat Pellet Problem, Root bound after Transplanting

These tomato plants started out very well in 30 mm peat pellets purchased on Amazon. After transplanting into a grow bag of Miracle Gro Potting Mix, they continued to grow well for a ...
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staking tomato plants

How can I stake tomato limbs after they have been growing on the ground and heavy? I have most of the plant in a cage but some escaped and when I try to put it in the cage, it breaks. I am a new ...
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My cucumbers, tomatoes, and bean plant problems

My tomatoes, cucumbers, and purple and green beans leaves are turning yellow and see have brown spots. I'm having a hard time figuring out if this is all the same issue or different issues. The ...
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Do wood chips make tomatoes wilt?

I've noticed that putting wood chips around the base of my tomato plants seem to make them wilt, but my eggplants seem to perk up with having them around the bases. Why is this?
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Why are my tomato plants wilting?

Leaves are yellowing then wilting up. BELOW: If you zoom in on the leaf you can see white organisms along the midrib and veins. Indoor grown under LED lighting with air conditioning. These ...
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Getting Ready to Move my Tomato Plants Outside

Planted Beefsteak tomato seeds into seed starting trays on May 8th. They've since been growing well under grow lights indoors and have been transplanted to larger containers. I think it's almost ...
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Dark sunken spots on green tomatoes

I’ve discovered these dark, sunken spots on my green tomatoes. The plant looks healthy so I don’t think it’s blight. It’s only on the fruit. Not blossom end rot either. It’s not on all of them, just a ...
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Discolored tomato plant leaves

First off, I'm new here so not exactly sure if I'm adding pictures or adding the description correctly. Some of the leaves on my tomato plants look like they're starting to turn yellow. The back of ...
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Spots on underside of a tomato leaves

What are the white and yellow spots on the underside of tomato leaves? There are plenty of whiteflies around but I cannot see any eggs. These seem to be the immobile pupae but I am not sure about it ...
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Are my beefsteak tomato seedlings doing okay?

So I planted these beefsteak tomato seeds on May 8th and have started transplanting them into larger containers yesterday and the day before yesterday. They are kind of leaning over and I just wanted ...
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Tomato Support Structures

What are your recommendations for tomato supporting structures? I'd prefer not to spend a fortune on them. I'll have approximately 12-15 beefsteak tomato plants to support. I'd even be pretty psyched ...
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Weak Tomato Seedlings 3 weeks in

I planted tomato seeds into a seed starting tray (one of those 72 pro hex ones) on May 8th and they germinated after only about 4-6 days. They've been growing well under led shop lights and I've been ...
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Tomato Plants Suddenly Weak, Falling Over and Yellowing

My tomato plants were doing great till a few days ago. Suddenly they started getting these white patches on the leaves, especially the leaves at the top and new leaves at the bottom. Some leaves, ...
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Tomato Plants wilting

Whats wrong with my tomato plant? The up close one is a Celebrity Hybrid Cherry tomato, and the one in the back is a Cherokee Tomato from “Bonnie plants.” I sprayed them with miracle grow All Purpose ...
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Tomato leaf veins bloated and white

I moved some tomato seedling to their own cups from their starting cells (seeded two plants to a cell) about three days ago. I noticed that some of the leaves on the plants are curling in and on ...
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Recent tomato plant foliage growth suddenly covered with black dots

I went to water my tomato plants this morning and noticed that much of the most recent leaf growth was covered in black dots. As can be seen in the following photos. Note that the drops of water on ...
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Why my tomato plant branches become dry?

Hi everyone I ave very strange phenomena going on my tomato plants branches bend and then dry also top of plant also get dry. Not sure what is the cause of it we have 35 Celsius Temprature but I have ...
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How to support/stake/cage a large amount of tomato plants economically

I have an interesting situation. I received a lot of tomato plants as a gift. I'm not sure exactly how many, but let's say that I'm dealing with 50 for good measure. Right now they're in pots that are ...
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Will a 6' circumference tomato cage work?

In my past experience with growing industrial sized tomato plants I need oversized tomato cages, so I use concrete mesh to grow my tomatoes, but I cut some a little too long, so now I have 2 tomato ...
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Deer issues with my cherry tomatoes

I planted Cherry tomatoes in my garden and the plant grew perfectly. However, I live in a deer infested state and all my cherry tomatoes have been eaten by deer for the past two years. This year I am ...
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What disease is this (tomato plants)?

I got these seedlings that i re-potted. The bigger leaves get white/yellow spots and the baby leaves go dark as they sprout and wilt very fast. I have a few varieties in small containers that seem to ...
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Can I save my tomato plants?

These guys (beefsteak tomato plants) were transplanted outside two weeks ago, and aren't doing well. Their leaves are yellowed and brown. I'm not sure if they're getting too much sun or have a mold ...
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What variety is this tomato with long, milky green branches?

I planted black krim tomato seeds and one of them came out like this: Other black krim plants are very different. This has rounded leaves, long branches and is somehow milky green color. Does anyone ...
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Tomato Sprouts is this normal?

1st time growing from seeds indoor under grow lights. I started these tomatoes seeds 7 days ago. I read about leggy plants so I had them 3-4 inches from lights. Are they suspose to look like this? I ...
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Identify brown dots on tomato plants

Can anyone can tell me what this is? Tiny brown dots on tomato leaves and dark spots on some stems.
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Adjusting recommended sunlight hours depending on region and radiation level?

I have land in India (the tropics), in the hills, on a slope from 6800 feet - 5200 ft altitude (roughly). At that lowest point there's a stream of about 10-15m across. Generally my entire land is a ...
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Tomato leaf discoloration cause?

I am growing tomatoes early this season and I noticed some individual plants from two different species having a similar slight yellow discoloration appearance in their leaves. Any reading or visual ...
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Tomato plants: together or separate and replant?

I am growing some tomato plants indoor this season. I always burry 2-3 seeds together just in case one does not sprout. Each pellet containes the exact same species of plant. Can the tomato plants ...
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How many Gribnoe Lukoshko tomato plants are suggested for 1 person?

When speaking about plants per person you see a list of plants suggested per person, but how many Gribnoe Lukoshko tomato plants are suggested per person when wanting to ensure there's plenty for you ...
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Growing tomato's and other plants inside

I've always started the garden season late and I want to change that! I figured I could start seedlings now growing them as indoor plants until April even though it's a little early to start inside. ...
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Can a half broken tomato stem heal with assistance?

I have round cherry tomato plants in grow bags. Recently while shifting the position to a better one, one of the plants got snapped to 90 degrees with half of the circumference of the stem broken. I ...
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Tomato Plants indoors over the winter

Here is a picture of my tomato plants on my south facing window in the UK. I started them far too late from seed, I guess I planted them in about July. By the time winter came they weren't anywhere ...
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Why are my tomato leaves yellowing and withering?

I have two tomato plants and two peppers in a hydrocultural system, going on a month and a half. The tomatoes initially grew really fast. Two weeks or so ago they started to wither away, leaves ...
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What's the difference between stacked and trellis when supporting tomatoes?

I was reading some article that said that stacked tomatoes yield less than those supported with trellis. I tried searching for images for stacked and trellis tomatoes, but I see the same type of ...
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Is this a tomato plant?

I personally never grow tomatoes. I'm collecting some seedlings that grow wildly from tomatoes that people throwed outside. I couldn't figure out whether that small plant on the right is a tomato or ...
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Tiny thin black bugs with white stripes on tomatoes

Anyone know what these little black bugs with white stripes on their back are? (There's a larger version — please click the picture) They seem to be all over a few of my tomato plants and multiplying, ...
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Why are my tomato plant leaves turning brown, shriveling, dying?

This has been progressive over the last 6 weeks, leaves turning dry, brown and getting very thin and shriveling like paper on a Tomato "Blue Berries" cherry tomato plant. The closest I could guess ...
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Do tomatoes produce seeds that are true to the parent plant's characteristics?

I had an unusual tomato plant this year with off leaf formations. It seemed to fruit reasonably well despite this. If I collect and grow on seeds from this plant can I expect to see similar ...
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Are there methods to grow adventitious roots at an arbitrary point of the stem?

Tomato plants are known to grow adventitious roots. I experienced it myself when a forgotten stem lied on the soil for a while. Now I am curious if there are methods to cultivate such roots, other ...
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Is there any way to save delayed tomato plants before temperature gets too low?

We are entering fall, with rainy conditions and daily temperatures below 20 °C, and my tomatoes, though (or because…) tall and robusts, are just starting flowering. Even if next weeks are more ...
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Do plants need to be re-hardened after being brought back inside?

I have ~2 month old bell pepper and heirloom tomato plants that have been spending the last month outdoors in full sun. Unfortunately I'm leaving on a 10-day trip, and will be keeping them watered ...
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Tomato plant after neem oil application

My tomato plants stems had mealy bugs and with in an hour of my notice I started to spray neem oil liquid soap water and the plants now looks very bad and the leaves looks very dull. Will the leaves ...
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Would a tomato plant being shaded out cause smaller tomatoes?

I'm getting sweet 100s the size of my pinkey mail, when they often get the size of my first thumb joint. Could square foot gardening, and being shaded too much by the cultivars Big Zac/Mushroom Basket ...