Tomato Fertilizer - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by lbrum3351
March 5, 2009
What is the best fertilizer for tomatoes and peppers?

Answer from NGA
March 5, 2009
Both tomato plants and pepper plants respond well to fertilizer applications, especially phosphorus (which promotes flowering). Excess nitrogen fertilizer can result in plants with extremely vigorous vine growth but little fruit production. Apply a complete fertilizer, such as 5-10-10, 5-20-20, or 8-16-16.

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