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Can plants be saved after tomato hornworms?

Posted by fre2bme64 9 (My Page) on
Fri, Sep 13, 13 at 19:10

Now that these horrible hornworms have stripped the majority of the leaves from my tomato plants, should I cut the plants back? I live in Florida, but not sure if it is too late in the season to even hope of getting any more tomatoes. There are still flowers, but no leaves. I don't know if I should leave them alone or cut them back.

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RE: Can plants be saved after tomato hornworms?

I would leave them be. Those green stems are photosynthesig, thus are contributing resources the new leaves need.

Oh yes, and keep your eyes open for more damage!

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