Tomato Foot Rot

A tomato stem showing foot rot

Identifying FeatureEdit

Foot rot is generally a disease of seedling tomatoes, but mature plants can be attacked.


None if diseased areas are large. Lift plant and burn. If plant is only slightly affected mulch stem base with moist peat and water with Cheshunt Compound; some fruit may be obtained.


Use sterilised soil or compost for raising seedlings. Avoid overwatering. Never plant into infected soil

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