Questions tagged: Tomatoes

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adrian
Answer: Hi Adrian, I think what you are referring to is the fruit fly that can attack tomatoes. It is the female fly that carries the eggs in her oviposit...
Category: Pests
Answered: 11:57AM, 15 Nov 2012
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Patricia
Answer: Typically, there are three reasons that cause tomatoes to develop tough skins – their variety, lack of watering and high temperatures. Tomato varie...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: Tomatoes
Answered: 02:36PM, 22 Nov 2012
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Rosalie
Answer: Hi Rosalie, It could just be a nutrient deficiency that your tomato plants are experiencing. You might like to fertilise with a tomato food such a...
Answered: 03:38PM, 23 Nov 2012
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Kent
Answer: Hi Kent, The variety Rouge De Marmande is an early fruiting variety that fruits in about 10-12 weeks from sowing. If you are purchasing advanced s...
Answered: 02:23PM, 27 Nov 2012
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Janice
Answer: Hi Janice, What is causing the tomatoes to rot on the bottom is a lack of calcium being available to the plant. Unfortunately this problem occurs w...
Answered: 02:59PM, 27 Nov 2012
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Taya
Answer: Hi Taya, There can be a number of reason for tomatoes wilting. Nematodes invade the root system of the plant causing lumps on the roots. These roo...
Answered: 04:39PM, 12 Dec 2012
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Terry-Ann
Answer: Hi Terry-An, there are a couple of reasons why your causing your tomatoes not to flower. If there isn’t enough sun (they need full sun) or if...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: Tomatoes
Answered: 12:15PM, 10 Jan 2013
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Fred
Answer: Hi Fred, How lucky are you to have a blue tongue lizard residing in your garden. You certainly won’t have any snails eating your plants whil...
Answered: 03:38PM, 10 Jan 2013
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Helen
Answer: Hi Helen, What a shame your tomato hasn’t been a prolific bearer of fruit. The season for tomatoes is spring to early summer. Although plan...
Answered: 01:59PM, 08 Feb 2013
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Joanne
Answer: Hi Joanne Tomatoes are a warm season crop with a growing season of about 3 months. As you are aware, tomatoes need a soil that is well drained, ha...
Answered: 03:47PM, 11 Feb 2013
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Deborah
Answer: Hi Deborah, The Thrive Concentrate for Tomatoes is still available in our range of products. You might like to try your local nursery or some of t...
Category: Fertilising
Answered: 04:13PM, 27 Feb 2013
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Sue
Answer: Hi Sue, I know it is disappointing when your tomato bushes succumb to fusarium wilt. Unfortunately there is nothing you can do to prevent this fro...
Answered: 02:58PM, 15 Apr 2013
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Joanne
Answer: Hi Joanne, You don’t need to stake these tomatoes they are compact http://www.yates.com.au/tomatoes/
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: Tomatoes
Answered: 08:54AM, 31 Oct 2013
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Helen
Answer: Hi Helen, Normally the reason why you don’t get fruit on your tomatoes is because they are not growing in the full sun or there is limited am...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: Tomatoes
Answered: 08:07AM, 07 Feb 2014
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Antonio
Answer: Hi Antonio, Thank you for contacting us regarding tomatoes. Looks like you have got a disease called Blossom end rot. What happens is that the supp...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 10:19AM, 29 Mar 2016
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terry
Answer: Hi Terry, Thank you for contacting Yates. You can certainly plant tomatoes next to citrus plants. However, tomatoes love to grow in ample sunlight,...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: citrus, Tomatoes
Answered: 10:26AM, 29 Aug 2017
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rajat
Answer: Hi Rajat, Thank you for contacting Yates. Plant roots certainly look out for nutrients in the soil/potting mix with their minute root hair. They ca...
Answered: 08:47AM, 22 Sep 2017
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bee
Answer: Hi Bee, Thank you for contacting Yates. With the tomatoes that have germinated it would be best to try and transplant them when they are showing a ...
Answered: 04:58PM, 05 Oct 2017
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Kay
Answer: Hi Kay, Thank you for contacting Yates. Yates Success Ultra does not contain sulphur in the product and can be used in conjunction with white oil f...
Answered: 11:48AM, 19 Oct 2017
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Kay
Answer: Hi Kay, Thank you for contacting Yates. The chewing marks indicate snail and slug damage. Try Yates Blitzem Snail & Slug Pellets. Read more at ...
Category: Pests
Answered: 01:13PM, 19 Oct 2017