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Will tomatoes ripen on bent stalk?

CDouchCDouch South Devon Posts: 70
Hi, one of my tomato trusses is so heavy that it’s bent the stalk and I’m wondering if they will still ripen or whether the necessary nutrients won’t get to the tomatoes?  They are the variety Shirley 😁


  • ShepsSheps West YorkshirePosts: 1,201
    Tie some twine around the truss, and if possible, pull the truss back into position and tie it off to support it.

    I did this earlier in the year and all the fruits have ripened.
  • CDouchCDouch South Devon Posts: 70
    Thanks @Sheps I read your message and went straight out and did it.  The stalk looks quite bruised though as it’s been bent for a few days so if they ripen I’ll have you to thank 👍
  • ShepsSheps West YorkshirePosts: 1,201
    @CDouch no worries, hope it works.
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