What's your question? Ask

Hyacinth Plant

Q.My Roma Tomatoes Are Not Growing Big

Zone Greensboro, NC | joanr62 added on June 24, 2015 | Answered

I am growing Roma Tomatoes in a garden box and have been watering them since it’s getting pretty hot here in NC. But they are growing very small. One was ripe but looked like a golf ball size cherry tomato before it started to rot. Do I need to add more fertilizer within the soil than what I used?

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Answered on June 25, 2015

Water is very much a part of tomato success, but good rich soil, adequate container size, full sunshine, a good organic fertilizer are all important. Don't over fertilize, this will cause all plant and no fruit. Follow package instructions.
I have great success adding Epsom Salt to all my tomato plants as soon as they are blossoming.
I would add about 1/8 cup sprinkled around the base of the plant and watered in each week.


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