Tomato Plants

Tomato Leaves Curling


Anonymous added on July 5, 2015 | Answered

From what I have read so far, my tomato plants may have tomato virus. The growing tips are curling upward, purple on the outside and seemingly stunted. I understand I have to remove the affected plants. Now, will I be able to plant tomatoes in the same spot right away, or how do I take care of this problem for the future?


Share this Question:
Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Check here if you would like to receive notifications every time this question is answered.
You are subscribed to receive notifications whenever this question is answered.
ANSWERS
Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on July 5, 2015

It is best not to replant them in the same place for at least a year or so. This disease, as with others, persist in the soil and will reinfect tomato plants if they are repeatedly planted there. Pant your tomatoes elsewhere or in a container for now. If space is limited, however, you can try solarizing the garden soil This article will help with that: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/projects/how-to-solarize-garden-beds-to-eliminate-garden-pests-in-the-soil.htm

Was this answer useful?
00
Looking for more?
Here are more questions about Tomato Plants

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

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