Hillbilly tomatoes

Peg Cook pegcook at northnet.org
Sat Aug 4 08:51:03 EDT 2001

Blossom End Rot results from a shortage of Calcium in the plant.  The soil
test may indicate sufficient Calcium, but, when hot, dry weather takes
holds, BER "blossoms" quite well.  There are BER potions on the market, but,
if you keep sufficient moisture to the plants you will have less BER

Peg Cook, Agronomist
Cook's Consulting
Lowville, NY.

pegcook at northnet.org

----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Anslow" <limerock at thirdplanet.net>
To: "Market Farming" <market-farming at franklin.oit.unc.edu>
Sent: Saturday, August 04, 2001 7:43 AM
Subject: [market-farming] Hillbilly tomatoes

> Good morning  --  This is our first year growing Hillbilly tomatoes.  We
> having terrible problems with blossom end rot.  Is BER typically a problem
> with this variety?  Any thoughts?  Thanks!  --  Tom
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