Tomato leaves shriveling up and dying

ickysgirl70(4a)July 7, 2012

My tomatoes are large healthy looking with thick, strong stems and are full of flowers and are producing fruit, but I am afraid they will not survive my short season here. The leaves are shriveling up and dying. This starts with the tips tuning grey and crusty overnight and within a few days the whole leaf is dead (if I leave it on the plant). There is NO yellowing of any kind so I know it's not a blight. I keep removing the damaged leaves and I've given a tomato fertilizer. They are getting water, not too much and not too little. I have no idea what this could be and all of my searches for information or photos turn up only yellowing leaves, which mine are not. Can somebody help me please?

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jean001a(Portland OR 7b)

Gray & crusty usually means too little water.

    Bookmark   July 7, 2012 at 10:31PM
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edweather(Zone 5a/b Central NY)

Is it possible you can post a photo?

    Bookmark   July 7, 2012 at 10:32PM
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ickysgirl70(4a)

I can try to post a picture. It was getting dark by the time I'd thought about it. I'm sure to have more leaves like this tomorrow.

I don't think it's too little water because the leaves never droop or wilt. They stand tall and strong.

    Bookmark   July 7, 2012 at 11:59PM
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