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bumps on my tomatoe plants

The trunks of the plants(4)all have bumps forming from the base up.some of thes bumps are going brown & the plants don't seem to be getting any bigger.

Submitted: 12:03PM, 11 Oct 2010
Answer: Dear Wendy,

I don’t think you have anything to worry about. The stems on the tomato bush will naturally form little bumps. This will not inhibit the growth of the plant. I am not sure how you have prepared the soil before planting your tomato seedlings. At this stage you can fertilise with a soluble fertiliser such as Thrive Flower & Fruit or Nature’s Way Multi-nutrient liquid fertiliser. Apply either of these fertilisers every 2 weeks and your tomato plants should power on. Before long you will be picking lots of juicy tomatoes.

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