Tomato Plants
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Hollow tomato stems

Zone I live in Central Illinois | Mary Mize added on May 11, 2014 | Answered

My indoor tomatoes looked good. I used lights and heat pads and then they got big but the stems turned really hollow and snapped off. Why?

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Heather
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Answered on May 17, 2014

Sounds like Bacterial Stem Rot. It is more common in greenhouse plants. There is not much that can be done for it.

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