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Growing tomatoes
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I'm trying to grow tomatoes, but the leaves keep getting these brown spots on them and turn yellow.  The plants have lots of fruit on them too.  Is that natural for the leaves to do that or is it…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Shira Friedman Aug 18, 2011.

 

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Shira Friedman replied to Derek Williams's discussion 'Growing tomatoes'
"You can if they bother you.  Truthfully though, your plants are less susceptible to a lot of different issues since they are grown in pots!"
Aug 18, 2011
luv2gardengirl replied to Derek Williams's discussion 'Growing tomatoes'
"My tomato plants also have this dry spotty leaf on the lower areas but not on the top areas. They have wonderful big fruit but should I pick off those leafs???  I grow my plants in Growboxes"
Aug 13, 2011
Derek Williams replied to Derek Williams's discussion 'Growing tomatoes'
"Thanks!   "
Aug 5, 2011
Debbie Love replied to Derek Williams's discussion 'Growing tomatoes'
"Cornelia, Back in the good ole days when we got rain in Texas, I had the same issue.  Big plants, no fruit.  For me, it was too much water.  Also, the best organic fertilizer I've found for tomatoes is Rabbit Hill Farms Tomatoe…"
Aug 1, 2011
Shira Friedman replied to Derek Williams's discussion 'Growing tomatoes'
"Yes it is very common to get all types of fungal diseases on your lower leaves HOWEVER... for most (with the exclusion of phytopthora, also known as late blight)  in most cases this won't really affect your fruit.  You can pick them…"
Jul 21, 2011
Cornelia replied to Derek Williams's discussion 'Growing tomatoes'
"I'll add my tomato question to yours in hopes that we can both get some help: I have six GIGANTIC tomato plants, but not very much fruit. There are some blossoms that have withered - probably from lack of water, but there are still viable…"
Jul 21, 2011
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Growing tomatoes

I'm trying to grow tomatoes, but the leaves keep getting these brown spots on them and turn yellow.  The plants have lots of fruit on them too.  Is that natural for the leaves to do that or is it some kind of disease?See More
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