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23/09/2013 at 15:57

This is the only tomato plant that I left to grow as a bush and didn't take the suckers off , It looks like it go infected (with late blight?).

Shall I remove the tomatoes now and let them ripen ?
It seems that it's starting to go all the way up to the vine .. I guess there is no salvation for the plant so shall I pull it up as well ?

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23/09/2013 at 17:25

Yes it is blight. When you have removed the tomatoes, burn the plant so that you don't spread the infection.

24/09/2013 at 08:08

Possibly the fact that the plant is a bit congested might have increased the probability of Late Blight - take the fruit off quickly - the paler ones will ripen in a warm place - any dark ones are for chutney I'm afraid.  And as Welshonion says, destroy the plant. 

24/09/2013 at 12:06

In my experience with LB it's likely that the toms, though looking healthy, could already be infected. Take them off the plant anyway but don't be suprised if they succumb.

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