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Planting Care Tips

      • 5.5 PH –add garden sulfer or coffee
      • Even watering — to prevent cracks
      • Indeterminate — prune suckers stem leaves
      • Calcium uptake — to prevent blossom end rot, egg shells
      • Plant deep
      • Blight — remove any leaves near soil

     

    • Nitrogen Fertilize — establish first with high nitrogen 10.0.0 worm castings
    • Phosphorus Fertilize — summer fruit with phosphorus, bone meal
    • Magnesium — epsom salts 1 T. to 1 gal water every 2 weeks
    • Space — 2 feet apart for air flow

     

 

Disease Prevention

  • Powdery Mildew — weekly baking soda spray
  • Blight — weekly baking soda spray:  2 T baking soda to 1 gal water, 1 T veg oil, 1/2 teasp dish washing soap
  • General Care, pruning, stakes or wire baskets

 

Pollination

 

Pruning 45 degree Angle Suckers on Indeterminate to a Single Stem for Larger, Fewer Tomatoes

 

Florida Weave for Determinate (bush) Tomatoes

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