Frost Damage to Tender Tomato PlantsMay 16th, 2013 | Posted by in Crop Care
West Amwell, NJ
Certified Organic Farm
Field Report, MikeR May 16, 2013
Frost Damage to Tomato Plant
Four ‘Field Beds’, about 400 Tomato Seedlings succumbed to mortal tissue damage due to freezing temperatures.
Lesson: If planting tender crops before all risk of Frost is past – Agricultural Fabric / “Remay” must be utilized or at least on hand for easy application!
We were vigorous in our staking, when we should have been setting hoops and laying out the remay…
Frost Free date for our Field is now officially back to May 20….
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