Re: [gardeners] sickly tomatoes

Ed Muckle (
Wed, 11 Jul 2001 16:25:41 -0700

Possibly the plants are being under watered or underfertilized. What you are
seeing is the plant robbing the oldest parts for nutrients in attempt to
finish the reproduction cycle. More info needed to be more precise.
Ed Muckle

-----Original Message-----
From: Stacey Marien <>
To: <>
Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2001 6:35 AM
Subject: [gardeners] sickly tomatoes

>My tomatoes look sickly.  I have planted 3 Roma plants
>and 3 Celebrity.  All the plants have tomatoes on them
>but all the lower leaves (and some upper branches)
>have turned yellow, then brown and died.  I'm pulling
>the dead stems off and all the tomatoes look fine but
>I'm wondering what's wrong.
>STacey in DC
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