Return to the Texas Gardening Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
How are your tomatoes doing?

Posted by marti8a (My Page) on
Tue, Aug 2, 11 at 15:58

My Romas had green tomatoes on them a month ago and they just didn't ripen, but lately, they have started turning. Only they are motley. I don't know if it's the heat, virus, or a leaf sucking insect (the leaves don't look great either, I suspect the insect there for sure, whatever it's called.)


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: How are your tomatoes doing?

My vines are tall, wide, green, and healthy thanks to sufficient watering.

Just too hot to set fruit.

I am wondering if I should continue nursing them into fall or just pull them up and start over with new plants.


 o
RE: How are your tomatoes doing?

I dumped mine as a waste of water. Just too hot to get more than a few scattered fruits. I'll have to think about misting in the shade house next year.


 o
RE: How are your tomatoes doing?

I'm new to gardening... what happens if we ride out the heat and keep watering? I have about 8-12 tomatoes, but some have been there almost a month. They are still green, some are getting bigger and others seem to grow slower. The leaves look okay... I've noticed some leaf miners but I check and pluck them daily. Am I waisting my time trying to save the plant?? I'd love to see others pictures to compare. I have a better bush growing in a 5 gal. container.


 o
RE: How are your tomatoes doing?

Mine have been dead for awhile and I am not planting anything till I get water aplenty.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Texas Gardening Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here