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Leaves turning yellow

Posted by dave0538 7 (My Page) on
Mon, Mar 15, 10 at 21:33

Hello all,

First of all - I am new to growing seeds but I'm having a blast doing it. I have a few big boy tomato plants that were planted 5 weeks ago that hae what I believe are their coyteldon (sp???) leaves turning kind of yellowish. The true leaves look really healthy.

My set up consists of 3 4-ft. shop lights each with 2 flourescent bulbs on them (6 bulbs total) about 3-4 inches from the tops of the plants. They are in my finished basement and the temp under the lights is about 69-70 degrees. The lights are on from about 9 am til midnight and I let the plants get almost dry and then give them a good watering. The plants are growing very well and everything appears to be going as it should - until I say those 2 leaves on each plant turning kind of yellow. Does anyone know if this is normal, or should I try to do something different to fix it?

Thanks, Dave

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RE: Leaves turning yellow

Seed leaves on most plants will turn yellow and drop off.

No worries, unless your true leaves are turning yellow as well.

I am glad you are having a blast, this is what it is all about!

Happy Gardening!


RE: Leaves turning yellow

OK excellent - thanks for the help!

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