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ShalomieS
May 19, 2020 3:46 AM CST
Hello,
Can someone tell me what's wrong with my tomato plant. It seemed to be fine up until last week.
The leaves seemed to have bent downwards. It's a bit difficult to explain.
They were initially fed with biobizz root juice. Then after they'd grown a bit I would use some biobizz fish mix plant food and algamic. I then noticed that they were dark purple for some time and was advised to use some epsom salts which really brought them back to life. Lush and green they were.
I've been feeding them the fish mix, some Epsom salt water and just water alternatively when the soil becomes dryish.

Please advise me on what I'm doing wrong. I would like to keep the plant food etc as organic as possible.
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gardenfish
May 19, 2020 7:16 AM CST
Welcome! I'm not seeing a fertilizer problem as much as a light problem. Is this plant inside? Time to put it outside! Tomatoes need at least 6 hours of direct sun. These are not houseplants. It's hard to grow tomatoes inside without a supplemental light source. In a pot that size,I wouldn't fertilize but once or twice a month.
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BigBill
May 19, 2020 7:18 AM CST
Too much food and not enough sun. It needs a sunny spot outside.
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Birmingham
ShalomieS
May 19, 2020 9:14 AM CST
Yes, it's been indoors.
I have moved it outdoors this morning. Thank you for all the help.
I'll see how we get on. Thumbs up
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gardenfish
May 19, 2020 10:07 AM CST
Great, post pics again soon. It would be neat to see your progress.
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