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Tomatoes in heat wave

Any thoughts on how to look after my tomatoes (pictured below, two different varieties) through the heat wave? I'm feeding them with Tomorite once a week at present and watering them daily.  If it's too hot for them to ripen, will they do so once the heat wave is past and the temperature cools a bit?  Any other thoughts or suggestions?


  • Pete.8Pete.8 Posts: 10,963
    They look very healthy.
    I think you just need to stop them drying out.
    They take a pause when temps get much above 30C but return to normal when it subsides.

    Billericay - Essex

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  • Allotment BoyAllotment Boy Posts: 6,431
    Yes as they ate outside they should be OK.  If they were in a greenhouse they would need shading.  
    AB Still learning

  • Thanks for the reassurance @Pete.8 and @Allotment Boy.  Much appreciated
  • SkandiSkandi Posts: 1,718
    Tomatoes won't suffer unless they end up over 40C or you let them dry out, nothing to worry about for them at least.
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