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Q.Tomato Leaf Turning Yellow/White

alextyler added on June 2, 2011 | Answered

I have a tomato plant in a container and the top leaves are turning yellow/white. Can I save this plant?

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Answered on June 4, 2011

Is it recently planted? It sounds like it may have sunscald, which happens when plants are not properly acclimated. If this is the case, the plant will recover. The burned leaves will die while new ones will grow. It will just take a little time. This article will help with acclimating in the future:

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