Have I been hit by tomato blight?

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Have I been hit by tomato blight?
« on: May 25, 2019, 08:50 »
Leaves have dark black spots, some are going pale. Others have black around the edge.
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Re: Have I been hit by tomato blight?
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2019, 09:46 »
Early blight shows as pale rings, which is why it is sometimes called Halo Blight, so I would say not. The black spots don't look pustule-like either so they may not be a pathogen so much as physical damage. Keep an eye and f you are worried pick off the affected leaves and don't add them to your compost bin
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Re: Have I been hit by tomato blight?
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2019, 10:20 »
Agree with Sunny - tomato leaves are great whingers and can display their displeasure in a thousand different ways, and it's often hard to work out what's upsetting them.

Doesn't look like blight - when in doubt I give them a weak tomato feed in case there is a slight trace element deficiency (avoid wetting the leaves, which can encourage blight if it's about and also increase the chances of leaf scorch, another common tomato leaf problem.)
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