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By Olkini

Lincolnshire, United Kingdom Gb

I planted 3 tomato plants into a growbag a couple of weeks ago (100s & 1000s grown from seed) but now the new leaves are starting to curl up and wilt. They are watered every day, are in full sun, no pests are visible and the leaves are still green, just looking wilted.
Any ideas?
I still have a few plants not yet put into growbags and they seem to be fine.



Is the compost drying between watering? Overwatering looks the same as under watering. The roots cannot get any air. If you pull them out to replace them, check that there aren't any 'c' shaped white grubs in the compost. These are vine weevil grubs and they eat the roots. You may find that the roots have rotted away if the problem is overwatering. Try letting the plants dry out a bit to see if they recover.

1 Jul, 2010


Thanks very much, I will check them.

2 Jul, 2010

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