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Tomatoes are dying. Pest problem and nutrient problem? (PICS)

Posted by mpagri PA (My Page) on
Sat, Jul 21, 12 at 15:19

My tomatoes had been doing great growing huge and putting on nice fruit. The last few weeks however they have started looking worse and worse.

It seems like there is a pest problem, the leaves have lacy holes on them, but the lower leaves seem to be yellowing and dying without being eaten by this pest. I have purple Cherokee and a few different hybrids - all indeterminate.

Here are the pictures:

This was a week ago:

This is today:


I already lost one whole purple cherokee plant. The rest seem to be headed in the same direction. Please help.

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RE: Tomatoes are dying. Pest problem and nutrient problem? (PICS)

Some of your problems look somewhat normal to me. How much sun are they getting? Water? Fertilizer/nutrition? They look a little under nourished. Also you could use a Daconil spray for fungus, and Sevin for insects.

RE: Tomatoes are dying. Pest problem and nutrient problem? (PICS)

You might want to prune the dead leaves out. If it is a pest problem, there are eco-friendly solutions. Has there been a drought in your area?

Here is a link that might be useful: Organic Vegetable Garden Site

RE: Tomatoes are dying. Pest problem and nutrient problem? (PICS)

It's blight. Spray with Daconil.

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