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hi, I've got tumbler tomatoes in a large pot, they are full of flower  but no sign of fruit, i have removed some yellow leaves but the plant looks unhealthy pale with lots of flowers that's       dropping before the fruit sets, i have given one feed and get watered every morning, I'm thinking of watering at evening also.  
any ideas


  • Tall treesTall trees Posts: 146
    They are outside in a large pot, we are south facing my codon tomatoes are a small pot and the are doing fine.
  • edhelkaedhelka GwyneddPosts: 2,112
    Large and small can have a different meaning for different people. A small plant in a large pot can get overwatered easily even in south facing location, compost can hold a lot of water. Maybe post some photos.
  • Tall treesTall trees Posts: 146

  • Tall treesTall trees Posts: 146
    i Had the same tomatoes in this old bbq last season 
  • JacquimcmahonJacquimcmahon Paris FrancePosts: 726
    Seems like a lot for one pot. How many plants are there?
  • Tall treesTall trees Posts: 146
    I think I should of only put two plants in this pot.
  • Tall treesTall trees Posts: 146
    Three ..... but I put three in an old bbq last season, but these have gone wild...... not sure what I can do 
  • mrtjformanmrtjforman Posts: 331
    nothing much you can do now, when I opened this post I was literally thinking, bit late in the season for the flowers to get fruit now. My blueberries are just starting to ripen.

    3 in a pot is overkill. Live and learn but nothing you can do about it now.

  • Tall treesTall trees Posts: 146
    Thanks mrtjformen, not sure what part of the the world you are but I’m in South Wales and it’s the normal time for outside tomatoes to be just setting fruit, the only thing I can do I think is water and feed ..... next season I’ll not put in so many.
  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 15,857
    Last summer was a lot hotter. There is plenty of time for ripe fruit yet.  Add feed to every other watering, try a spoon of epsom salts in a gallon of water to help it green up the leaves.
    You don't stop doing new things because you get old, you get old because you stop doing new things. <3
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