What's your question? Ask

Hyacinth Plant

Q.Is There Anything That Can Be Done to Help Promote Tomatoes

Zone 05 | Evie2473 added on August 6, 2012 | Answered

It’s been a very hot and dry summer and although my tomato plants look healthy, there have been few tomatoes. The plants are in containers and I was wondering if there is anything I can do to promote tomatoes?

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on August 6, 2012

There are several reasons why you may fail to get fruits. Most common would be too much nitrogen fertilizer, which can be offset with the addition of phosphorus rich fertilizer or bone meal. You may also have an issue with poor pollination (common in hot weather), which you can rememdy by hand pollinating. The following articles will provide additional information that should help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/tomato/tomato-blossoms-no-tomatoes.htm

Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Hyacinth Plant
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert