Identification: Tomato tree is this late blight ?

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  1. ivanakos

    ivanakos New Member

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    Hi

    It's colder now and its raining more here , 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 also so shall I pull it up as well ?
     

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  2. maf

    maf Generous Contributor Maple Society 10 Years

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    Yes, looks like late blight. Pick all the tomatoes and wash them to remove any spores on the surface. Remove the calyx too, on any tomatoes where it looks infected. Store in a dry room at normal room temp and most should make it without succumbing to the blight.

    Definitely no salvation for the plant, remove it entirely and better to dispose of the plant rather than composting it.
     

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