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[Tomato Dirt #284] Why do tomato leaves curl – and what to do about it
June 01, 2023
Tomato Dirt Newsletter
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For one simple reason: stress.
The plant is turning in on itself as a defense. Plants are trying to protect themselves.
Leaf curl is but a symptom of a bigger issue. When a plant’s leaves twist or turn, all is not right in their world.
Your plant is shouting, “Study me! I need help.”
Those twisty, rolled leaves can be caused by many factors. With a little bit of detective work, you can uncover why a tomato plant’s leaves curl and then take steps to help fix the problem… (Keep reading)
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