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are tomatoes from outdoor plants suffering from blight safe to eat

South Bucks, United Kingdom Gb

in pots against a south east wall. South midlands.



Hi Redhunter and welcome. So long as the actual tomatoes have not been infected then they will be fine to eat. Just destroy the whole plant, burn or bin and, as they are in containers, dispose of the soil too.

23 Aug, 2009


As long as the tomatoes aren't going too soft or mouldy, they should be fine. I've found that cherry tomatoes seem to ripen fine on blighted plants, while the large 'beefsteak' types always go brown and mushy. If you can save what you have of your crop, then do it.
Bordeaux mixture, sprayed on the plants before blight strikes, is a good remedy, as long as you wash the fruit well before eating.

23 Aug, 2009


Thanks fellas
Will be more carefull next year

23 Aug, 2009

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