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Tomato leaves shriveling up and dying

Posted by ickysgirl70 4a (My Page) on
Sat, Jul 7, 12 at 22:02

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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RE: Tomato leaves shriveling up and dying

Gray & crusty usually means too little water.


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RE: Tomato leaves shriveling up and dying

Is it possible you can post a photo?


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RE: Tomato leaves shriveling up and dying

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.


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