Tomato plants are dying

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  1. Anna Embry

    Anna Embry New Seed

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    All Tomato plants are dying one by one, the leaf turns yellow and the stem turns blackish. Why so?
     
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    Can you post pics ? Could be late blight but sounds more like a fungal problem !
     
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    @mart Will Do that. If its Fungus then what is the solution?
     
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    Give up. If they are dying, throw in the garbage not your compost.

    But maybe someone else on here won't be as negative as me.
     
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    It would help with some pics but I'd start again with new plants. Also it would help if you told us how you are growing them.
     
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    If it is Phytophthora, you need to lift the plants and get rid of them. Be very careful the remains. Bag them or burn them.
     
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    First lets see what they look like ! Overwatering can also be a possibility ! Does the discoloration extend to the branches ? If not you can cut a few of them and root them in water for new starts ! How is the weather where you are ?
     
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    I sure would like to see some pics of your tom plants. Mart is right—first see, then discuss the possibilities.
     
  10. Anna Embry

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    It would be really hard
     
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    tried everything..i think its time to start again
     
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    Anna, Mart has a good idea about rooting some healthy cuttings & starting over. Do you have enough time in your growing season to do that? Oh, wait, I just saw you are in New York. No, you don't. But there is next year. Mart's suggestion is good advice that I will try to remember. Tomatoes root very easily.

    Frankly, I have always had the best luck with self sowed tomatoes. Meaning volunteers that I didn't plant. They come up later but are much more disease free and produce more tomatoes. ?? Not sure why. This year a yellow tomato showed up that has been a great producer. I haven't planted any yellow tomatoes so I have no idea where it came from.

    So, have any of your tomatoes ripened? If so, let some of the seeds stay in the ground for self-sown volunteers next year.

    I wish you good luck.
     
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