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Q.Tomato Problems

Zone 7a | co692op added on July 27, 2022 | Answered

I am growing Cherokee Purple tomatoes from seed, and am getting black patches as well as sunken fruit. What is causing this and can it be stopped?

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Answered on July 27, 2022

Some of that is heat related, and from allowing the soil to dry out just a little too much between waterings. Some of it is from calcium/magnesium deficiency.

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