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Miamiamjm
Apr 22, 2017 1:15 PM CST
I have a celebrity tomato plant and it has tons of flowers but only 3 of the flowers are actually growing tomatoes....what can i do to get more tomatoes to grow at once
Name: Philip Becker
Fresno California (Zone 8a)
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Philipwonel
Apr 22, 2017 1:36 PM CST
Early in moring give each cluster of flowers a little flick with your finger. Thats it. Thumbs up
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Name: Steve
Prescott, AZ (Zone 7b)
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Steve812
Apr 22, 2017 1:38 PM CST
What USDA zone are you in?
Do you grow any flowering plants that attract pollinators?
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Name: Dillard Haley
Augusta Georgia (Zone 8a)
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farmerdill
Apr 22, 2017 2:09 PM CST
Concur with Phillip.some folks give the whole plant a shake, but a flick of the blossom cluster is all thats necessary. tomatoes are self pollinating.
Name: Sandy B.
Ford River, Michigan UP (Zone 4b)
(Zone 4b-maybe 5a)
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Weedwhacker
Apr 22, 2017 7:09 PM CST
Welcome to NGA, @Miamiamjm .

Just guessing from your user name -- but if you are in Miami maybe it is already hot enough to prevent the flowers from setting fruit? Tomato plants do tend to shut down in very hot weather.
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