what happens if you transplant and then it's cloudy & rainy?

srg215(6b nj)May 8, 2012

what will happen if you transplant tomatoes and then it turns out to be cloudy & rainy for a week?

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behlgarden(9)

Its better if its cloudy, to certain extent if rainy unless plants get flooded or washed out. I prefer cloudy/rainy over 90 degrees high heat. this will give time to establish in cooler climate and will not wilt or go into transplant shock

    Bookmark   May 8, 2012 at 12:55PM
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kr222(6b)

That's when I prefer to plant. It gives the new transplants a chance to acclimate without getting the additional stress of blistering heat and sun. Especially if the roots were disturbed during the process.

Here is a link that might be useful: my tomatoes and garden

    Bookmark   May 8, 2012 at 1:03PM
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suncitylinda

I had a large tree rose to put in the dirt and I decided the recent overcast spell we have had in SoCal was my last best hope this summer! Happy to report the patient is doing just fine! Linda

    Bookmark   May 8, 2012 at 2:33PM
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