I Have a Potted Tomato Plant That Seems to Be Wilting
The ground in the pot seems to be moist, but plant is wilting to the point that it looks like it needs water; but as stated the dirt seems pretty moist. What could be the problem? I gave it a little water two days ago.
Sometimes plants wilt in hot sun even though they have been watered. Don't give it a "little" water, always water thoroughly..."till it pees". If you've just been keeping the top of the soil moist, the lower half of the soil ball could be very dry. I would suggest soaking the entire pot in a container of water overnight then drain the next morning.
Thank you "quietnh", I am from Nebraska not NH but I think your reasoning applies, as it has been pretty wet here also. I have trimmed a lot of spongy stuff off and now will just wait a few days to see if letting it dry out will help.
Tomatoes aren't doing well in New Hampshire right now because of too much rain; tomatoes don't like too much water. Try letting the soil get a little dryer. Also cut off any leaves or stems that are yellow; some of the stems may be spongy, also cut them off. Hope this helps.