Tomato Plants

Bottom Rot

Anonymous added on July 13, 2015 | Answered

Should a tomato plant be removed if developing tomatoes have bottom rot? Will it spread to the other plants?

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Answered on July 13, 2015

It is fine to cut the black bottom off and eat as normal. This is referred to as blossom end rot, which results from calcium deficiency or water fluctuations. This article will help:

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