flower-less tomato plants - Knowledgebase Question

Jacksonville, Fl
Question by davidsvaugha
May 5, 2010
My tomato plants are growing rapidly and look great but there are very few flowers. What's wrong?

Answer from NGA
May 5, 2010


Temperatures over 90F can slow flower production and lack of sunlight can do the same, but the most common reason for lack of flowers is too much nitrogen fertilizer. It results in rapid growth but at the expense of flowers. I'm sure your plants will overcome whatever is keeping from blooming. Just be patient!

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