Will it survive? - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by Kimmylove
September 11, 2017
I'm so hurt right now. My grandma was visiting town and stayed with me and left early this morning. I went outside to water my plants this morning and realized she knocked over my tomato plant and didn't say a thing. The leaves have already started to wilt and she knocked branches off. It just stated to bloom flowers! Can it be revived? And how
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Name: Philip Becker
Fresno California (Zone 8a)
A comment from Philipwonel
September 11, 2017
First !!! I wouldn't be so fast to blame Grandma.
Tomato will re-coop. You could give it some B-1.

Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL ☼🌷⚘🌹🌻 (Zone 8b)
A comment from purpleinopp
September 11, 2017
So sorry this happened, whatever it was. I do not find enough evidence to blame grandma either. It could have been wind, critter, or that its' own weight exceeded its' ability to hold itself up, like almost all tomato plants, and given that it looks like it was many times taller than the very short stake.

Name: Sandy B.
Ford River, Michigan UP (Zone 4b)
(Zone 4b-maybe 5a)
A comment from Weedwhacker
September 11, 2017
I agree that the plant needs more support; give it a taller stake and tie the stalk to it. It's getting pretty late in the season for your plant if it's just starting to flower, though. I'd suggest starting much earlier next year!

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A comment from Kimmylove
September 11, 2017
Lol I heard the commotion when it happened last night and heard my grandma scream curse words she said she tripped over something but didn't say what so I brushed it off and went to sleep. When I came out to water my plants I realized what happened. So yes guys it was indeed grams! Lol..thank you! I definitely will have to try again next year

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Answer from NEMRAC
March 12, 2018
I am pretty sure Grandma did not mean to upset your plant. She is old, and many times cannot see what it is in front of them.

Give it some water, and let it recuperate, it will comeback again, and later on transplant it on a bigger pot.

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