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danechka
tomatos problems
danechka

i am growing 3 Celebrity tomato plants (VFFNTA) IN pots. some of the tomatoes upon reaching about an 1 inch in diameter are developing black indented eras that are growing faster than the tomatoes.

i have two questions:
1. does anybody know what it is.
2. what could be done about it?

A. Spruce
Re: tomatos problems
A. Spruce
danechka wrote:

i am growing 3 Celebrity tomato plants (VFFNTA) IN pots. some of the tomatoes upon reaching about an 1 inch in diameter are developing black indented eras that are growing faster than the tomatoes.

i have two questions:
1. does anybody know what it is.
2. what could be done about it?

I believe that this condition is called blossom rot which is a deficiency of calcium, as I recall. There may also be topical sprays available.

Blue RidgeParkway
Re: tomatos problems
Blue RidgeParkway

its called blossom END rot. uneven watering is the usual cause. you got to be religious about keeping tomatoes evenly moist in pots. http://advice.thisoldhouse.com/showthread.php?t=6139&highlight=blossom you can rig up a watering system to keep them moist.

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