Tomatillo Plants

Tomatillos Not Setting Fruit

Anonymous added on August 19, 2011 | Answered

Why isn't my sole tomatillo plant producing any fruit? It's about 3+ feet tall and budding little buds and things that may be tomatillo fruits someday, but do they just take a while?

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Answered on August 20, 2011

It has been a hard summer on nightshade vegetables, with the high heat and humidity. The high humidity makes it difficult for them to pollinate well. You may need to hand pollinate. Tomatoes and tomatilloes are pollinated in the same way, so this article will help:

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