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Tomatoes

Discussion in 'What plant is that ?' started by goatladynetty, Jan 20, 2015.

  1. goatladynetty

    goatladynetty New Member

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    My cherry tomatoes this year are producing fruit with a white hard core, I grew these plants from the same seed batch and I have varied results across a few bushes.
    I think it is related to minerals as I have planted one of the seedlings in a wicking bed and it is a completely different fruit...red without a yellow shoulder and no core.
    My water tested Ammonia 0, pH 7.8, nitrites 0 , nitrates 40.
    The nitrates have come up I think because we disconnected a gb and a few beds are under planted.
    My pH has always been high and the system is 4 years old.

    Any advise appreciated.
    I have found another post referring to tomatoes and calcium so I think I have my answer. Thank you.
     
    Last edited: Jan 20, 2015
  2. Murray

    Murray Site Admin Staff Member

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    Let's know how you go with that GoatLady. Tomatoes are big demanders of nutrient, so be very interested in your outcome.
     

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