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Tomato leaves curling and twisting and Branches downward curl

Posted by cttara7 5 (My Page) on
Wed, Jun 3, 09 at 22:17

Hello I have been reading everyone's posts about there various problems and I was wondering if anyone might know what I have happening.

I have an above ground vegetable planter apprx 2ft above ground with six tomato plants in it, there are 3 planted on each side accross from each other. The ones on the left side of the planter have been displaying curling of the branches down and inward. The new growth appears to be twisted and curled. I also am getting some chlorotic coloration in my bottom leaves and some brown spots (just starting on some of the leaves). They were planted in the 2nd week of may and were healthy looking at the time and within the next 2 weeks began to show the curling signs. I am getting tomatoes on my patio tomato but my early girl and juliette grape tomato look worse. The other tomatoes in my planter are thriving.

I have looked at the leaf curl virus pic's and it doesn't look quite right. I don't think it is a moisture issue I water them well and we are having hot weather. I also don't believe it could be a herbicide problem, I haven't sprayed and the other tomato plants and some of my cukes aren't that far away and aren't showing signs of damage.

If anyone has any ideas that would be great I am not sure what is going on!


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RE: Tomato leaves curling and twisting and Branches downward curl

Try the website below. It may help you diagnose your problem.

Here is a link that might be useful: Texas A&M tomato problem solver


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