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Late blight and tomatoes

Posted by madabouteu 8A - central Alabama (My Page) on
Sun, Jul 25, 10 at 13:06

Late blight has devastated my tomatoes. Part of the blame attaches to me - in June I had an upper respiratory bug that made me so sick that for several weeks I was too ill to go out and spray the garden with fungicides, and it got a foothold during that time. I've read that once it gets started, nothing can really stop it, just slow it down.

Black Krim and Juliet seem to have some resistance. I have Golden Gooseberry growing in a container in a separate area and it is fine, as are Black Krims growing beside it - so proximity to infected plants is a big factor.

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RE: Late blight and tomatoes

Ours all have it, too. The hot, humid, rainless weather probably has as much to do with it as lack of fungicide. Thank goodness, we finally got a decent rain last night!

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