bending of tomato plant main stalk #131044 - Ask Extension


bending of tomato plant main stalk #131044

Asked May 31, 2013, 8:30 AM EDT

my plants seem healthy overall yet two of my none plants have started to bend in the main stalk toward the ground while others are reaching for the sky.  One is a zebra tomato not sure on the other one.

Salt Lake County Utah

Expert Response

Over use of nitrogen may have caused the lodging. Use a balance fertilizer for your next plantings and for this time stake and tie.
MM (Mahfuz) Rahman Replied June 08, 2013, 7:02 PM EDT

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