Cherry Tomatoes
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Cherry Tomatoes

Zone Robert, La | Anonymous added on May 24, 2017 | Answered

My cherry tomato is 5 ft tall and full of tomatoes. The problem is they are dropping off the vine green. Help!!!

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on May 26, 2017

When the tomatoes drop prematurely it is generally due to plant stress.

This can be temperature changes, uneven watering, insects or disease.

Excess fertilizing and high nitrogen levels can also cause fruit to drop.

Your green tomatoes can be still ripened off the vine.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/tomato/growing-tomatoes-guide.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/tomato/growing-cherry-tomatoes.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/tomato/tomato-fertilizer.htm

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