Spots on new plants

jwileyApril 10, 2013

I planted my tomatoes 4 days ago and did not leave them out to harden first. The first night got down to 44 (NC zone 7)but I covered them with milk jugs (with bottoms cut out). I have noticed spots on some. I have 7 tomato plants and they are all different and bought at different hardware stores and a farmers market. The spots have shown on some, not all. Is this due to the stress of transplanting and the cool weather that first night? Or is it desease?

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jean001a(Portland OR 7b)

Environmental damage.

Tomatoes need consistently warm temps above 50 or 55F.

    Bookmark   April 10, 2013 at 2:54PM
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jwiley

Hmmm. We're gonna have lows in the 40's this weekend. I have black mulch down and will cover them with milk jugs (bottom's cut out) and cross my fingers.

    Bookmark   April 10, 2013 at 7:45PM
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