Blossom End Rot: Bottom Rot

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Blossom End Rot

By psa
July 2, 2013

White or black patches on the bottom of the tomato are known as Blossom End Rot (BER) and usually indicate a lack of nutrients getting to the tomato. It can be due to a calcium deficiency or acidic soil, or poor growing conditions. Sometimes it clears up on its own after the first crop.

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Jul 6, 2013 11:06 PM CST
My husband digs the hole before he plants his tomatoes 6" deeper and adds a hand full of Epson Salt and covers with soil and then plants the tomatoe plant.

Judy Parker
Brazoria, Texas 77422

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