Tomatoes Growing Problems

Although this job might seem easy it is not actually so. Many possible problems can appear. While some are very rare there are some that are quite common and you should always take into consideration. Let us now think about those tomato growing problems that are most common.

Tomato Blight is first on our list. While this is commonly Potato blight it can also affect tomatoes as both vegetables are a part of the same family. In most situations you can not do anything if tomato blight appeared. You can prevent everything if you just use good hygiene. Basically this means you need to use water that is clean and pay attention to sources. The use of some various possible fungicidal sprays can be very beneficial.

While growing tomatoes you can also be faced with virus infections. They can usually easily kill the plant. Those symptoms that are common and need to be known are yellowing, reduced yield and leaf mottling. The leaves that are affected should be cut. In most cases virus infections can easily be ignored if you simply cut those leaves that are damaged. When the tomato has magnesium deficiency you will see that the symptoms are really similar to virus infections. If you use good fertilizer you can avoid this and treatment is also easy.

You might also have to deal with tomato pests and tomato blossom end rot. The base of the fruit will show one brown patch if we are dealing with rot. This happens when a plant dries out and can be avoided if you keep a close eye and make sure that the plant will never die. Usually tomato pests can easily be taken care of. Not many are to attack tomatoes.

Soil sickness is a huge problem for all people growing tomatoes. Never grow your tomatoes in exactly the same spots every time. You do need to pay attention and replace the soil every single year in order to make sure that it is always of the highest quality possible.

A lot of other problems can appear whenever you are growing tomatoes although the ones above are common. If at any point in time you are having a problem you do not know of make sure you ask for help.