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Q.tomato blossom rot

Zone 97301 | Debra.zeller added on August 26, 2018 | Answered

I have three tomato plants in the same raised bed. Why would the middle one have rot on the bottom but the other two are fine. One is a yellow cherry and the other is a patio early girl.

I did trim off some of the big leaves.

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Answered on August 28, 2018

This is caused by a lack of calcium/magnesium. This can happen when a tomato needs more of it than it has available, and some need more than others.

This has a very simple cure. Dolomitic lime. This will provide calcium, and magnesium while keeping the pH stable.

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