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why are my tomato plants not producing

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Asked by tricia910 at 4:08 PM on Jul. 29, 2013 in Home & Garden

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  • Did you put them in full sun? They like shade. Are you watering them good?

    Answer by louise2 at 4:12 PM on Jul. 29, 2013

  • Critters? Black thumb? Lack of water? Too much water? Too little or Too much sun?

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 4:13 PM on Jul. 29, 2013

  • You may not have enough pollinators. Take them by the main stem and give them a good yet gentle shake every few days.

    I have the opposite problem. Too many of these nasty ass San Marzanos.

    Answer by PandaGwen at 4:16 PM on Jul. 29, 2013

  • Are you at least getting flowers?

    Answer by PandaGwen at 4:17 PM on Jul. 29, 2013

  • If you're getting lush green plants but no tomatoes, you may be overwatering. It sounds crazy, but when my grandpa's tomatoes didn't produce, he'd go out and whack them with an old piece of cloth, not hard enough to break the plants but hard enough to shake them really good. Maybe it shocked them, or maybe it made them pollinate, I don't know. But he always had the most wonderful tomatoes.

    Answer by Ballad at 4:45 PM on Jul. 29, 2013

  • Try Miracle Grow plant food.

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 6:21 PM on Jul. 29, 2013

  • Numerous reasons - they are a full sun plant.

    Answer by tasches at 8:06 PM on Jul. 29, 2013

  • If you live in the South and the temperatures at night are in the high 70s to 80s tomato plants will not set blooms.

    Answer by Keksie at 7:13 AM on Jul. 30, 2013

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