Topsy Turvy Tomato

Brown Bottoms on Tomatoes

Anonymous added on May 22, 2011 | Answered

I'm growing plum tomatoes and yellow bell peppers using the Topsy Turvy that hangs upside down. I have them placed in full sun, which they get for 6-8 hours a day. I have lots of tomatoes and peppers, but the tomatoes are forming dark brown bottoms before they can fully develop into even the size of a cherry tomato. Can someone tell me what's happening and how to prevent this?

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Answered on May 23, 2011

It is blossom end rot. This article will help you with that:

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Answered on May 22, 2011

Your tomatoes have blossom end rot. Get special formulation from garden shop for this and spray it on. I think they said it doesn't get enough water regularly. Must be regular watering; not a lot at one time.

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