Can plants be saved after tomato hornworms?

fre2bme64(9)September 13, 2013

Now that these horrible hornworms have stripped the majority of the leaves from my tomato plants, should I cut the plants back? I live in Florida, but not sure if it is too late in the season to even hope of getting any more tomatoes. There are still flowers, but no leaves. I don't know if I should leave them alone or cut them back.

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jean001a(Portland OR 7b)

I would leave them be. Those green stems are photosynthesig, thus are contributing resources the new leaves need.

Oh yes, and keep your eyes open for more damage!

    Bookmark   September 14, 2013 at 2:04PM
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