cleaning a container

uaskigyrl(7)September 14, 2013

Hi All,
I grew a rutger tomato plant in a 20 gallon customer. My plant had gotten some sort of wilt so I ended up pulling it up. My question is, do I dump the soil? I read that wilt can last in the soill for a long time but I'm also wondering if keeping the container outside through MD winter if it will killmit? Also, if I dump it out, how do I clean it to get rid of the disease?

Thanks

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gardengal48

Dump the soil and scrub down the container with a bleach solution. Tomato wilts/blights can be extremely persistent in the soil, which is why they recommend rotating solanaceous crops every year.

    Bookmark   September 15, 2013 at 5:40PM
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