tomatoes - Knowledgebase Question

Question by dls4166
April 16, 2010
I started tomato seeds in my basement and they are doing really well, They are about 2 feet tall and are starting to get blossems. Now the bottom leaves are starting to wilt and die. I have a fan blowing gently in the room. I am leaving the grow light on them about 12 hrs a day, I also have some other plants that are doing fine. Thanks for any input.

Answer from NGA
April 16, 2010


I'm impressed with description of your plants! I'm not sure there's anything wrong with them - it's natural for tomato plants to drop their oldest, lowest leaves. As long as they look otherwise healthy and are putting on new growth, I wouldn't be too concerned about the oldest leaves turning yellow. You can trim them off the plant. Best wishes with your tomatoes~!

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