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I am growing my own tomatoes for the first time. They are in pots on a south facing terrace. On one plant, as the tomatoes mature they are developing black spots. Can anyone advise me as to how I can stop this



Its probably Blight(a picture would help, if you can post one), you can use a preventative spray called Bordeaux mixture or Dithane, available at your local garden centre. But this will not reverse the effects that are already showing.
I have a few tom's on a couple of plants that developed some blight, i removed any infected fruits and leaves. Then sprayed. The infected plants have still produced a good crop of healthy tomatoes.

Follow the instructions/advise carefully when spraying.

31 Aug, 2010


Don't compost any leaves or stems with blight, as the spores will stay in your bin. Burn them or bin them!

31 Aug, 2010

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