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Q.Brown Spots on the Blossom End of Tomatoes

Anonymous added on July 31, 2011 | Answered

I have tomato plants potted in 5 gallon pails. Some of the plants have tomatoes with brown spots on the blossom end, blossom rot? What can I do to stop this from continuing? Do I need to add some form of calcium to the plants? There has been a lot of rain this month. Does that contribute to the problem?

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Answered on August 1, 2011

This is blossom end rot and usually the result of a calcium deficiency and/or watering issue. This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/tomato/tomato-blossom-rot.htm

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