[Market-farming] tomato growth

Marlin Burkholder burkholders at glenecofarm.com
Wed Aug 22 22:53:52 EDT 2012


Too much N was my first thought as well.
Burkholder
VA


On 8/22/12 8:37 AM, "Road's End Farm" <organic87 at frontiernet.net> wrote:

> Too much nitrogen?
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> In some plants, too much N can cause large amounts of vegetative grown and
> little or no fruit. I'm not sure whether this includes peas and tomatoes.
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> -- Rivka; Finger Lakes NY, Zone 6A now I think
> Fresh-market organic produce, small scale
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> On Aug 22, 2012, at 12:01 AM, eglatyne tds.net wrote:
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>> Hello all, I'm coming to you with a little problem. I just got through dead
>> heading my tomato plants, nothing fancy just off with the tops. I couldn't
>> get through the rows and they were 4' a part.  What can I do, lots of leavis
>> but not much fruit and constant pruning. I had the same problem with my snap
>> peas. They grew 15' tall and didn't have many pods. The peas were supose
>> togrow only 4' tall and I trellis them accordingly. The tomatoes have 8'
>> trellises. Any suggesions? Thanks so much Carol Thomas, Sweet Briar
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