potted tomato plant with bottom end rot
How do I treat this? I have lost several tomatoes off of this plant and want to avoid losing anymore. I read of using crushed antacid tablets to the soil will alleviate this problem. Is this true?
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Tomato blossom rot is caused by calcium deficiency and crushed antacid tablets contain calcium, so I believe that it would be a viable solution.
Here is an article on tomato blossom end rot that will help you: