Tomato plants looking tired


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Hi all, thanks for the previous advice.
my wife’s 8 tomato plants in two large tubs (4 each) are producing fruit but now the leaves are starting to lose colour and look a little faded. Am thinking it could be the same issue we had with the cucumbers, ie too many plants in one pot, does anyone have any ideas?
 

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That pot is nearly big enough for one plant. The poor things are struggling through, but starved of any nutrition.
 
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Many thanks for that, however can you suggest any kind of remedy?
As you have a fair few tomatoes there, it would be an idea to cut off the tops of the plants to reduce the work they have to do, and keep giving them tomorite each week as the fruit ripens. Never give more feed than it says on the label, and give the plants more space next year.
As there has been a lot of blight about this year, your tomatoes haven't done that badly, and you will at least get a crop, so plenty to be glad about :happy:
 
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As you have a fair few tomatoes there, it would be an idea to cut off the tops of the plants to reduce the work they have to do, and keep giving them tomorite each week as the fruit ripens. Never give more feed than it says on the label, and give the plants more space next year.
As there has been a lot of blight about this year, your tomatoes haven't done that badly, and you will at least get a crop, so plenty to be glad about :happy:
Many thanks for the useful information and encouragement, will purchase some tomorite tomorrow, thanks again.
 

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