Posted: 07/09/2014 at 15:27
Just noticed I may have blight on the lower trusses of one tomato plant. So this has raised have a dozen questions...
Does cutting off the blight parts fix the problem or should I toss the plant?
Can I pick off and eat the fruit on the parts of the plant the blight hasn't hit yet?
The plants are so close they're hugging each other. Does blight spread, and if you cannot see any.. does that mean it's not there.. or is the beginning of it invisible?
Composting. Can I compost a blight covered plant? If not, can I compost some of it, if I take off the blight parts?
Lastly, just out of curiosity, what actually is blight? Is it a disease or a life source in itself. Once it's covered and killed a plant, does it die with the host, or live on?