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Tomatoes rotting out on the bottoms...

I'm trying to figure this out, and I just can't seem to understand why it's happening, but as soon as my tomatoes start turning yellow to orange, they start rotting out on the bottoms. This only happens with my full sized tomatoes. My cherry tomatoes are all doing fabulously.

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kittyhasclaws

Asked by kittyhasclaws at 7:21 PM on Jul. 6, 2009 in Home & Garden

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  • It's called Blossom End Rot Disease and can be prevented by ensuring adequate &, regular watering, supplemental calcium as part of your fertilizing schedule and by not cultivating too close to the plant.

    If you google Blossom End Rot & Tomatoes, you will find many links.

    Good luck!
    mom2aspclboy

    Answer by mom2aspclboy at 11:00 PM on Jul. 6, 2009

  • get a calcium spray from lowes or your local garden center, you can also supplement your soil with a calcium fortifier in powder or pellet form.
    jewjewbee

    Answer by jewjewbee at 7:30 AM on Jul. 7, 2009

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