Tomato seedlings turn yellow, what to do

Tomato seedlings turn yellowQuite often, gardeners are experienced and do not have to deal with the fact that in a healthy seedling at first glance, the leaves begin to turn yellow. In no event should this fact be ignored. In this way, the plant informs you of impending problems. So why do the tomato leaves turn yellow and what actions need to be taken? First of all, you need to find the cause of yellowing, in order to try to improve the situation.

Why yellow tomatoes seedlings

The most common causes of yellowing of leaves are:

  • Excessive watering,
  • Lack of nutrients,
  • Close dishes,
  • Nitrogen deficiency,
  • Low illumination,
  • Повышенная кислотность почвы.

As you can see, all of the above reasons can be combined into one, and the name will be - broken conditions of detention and improper care.

How to prevent yellowing seedlings of tomatoes

To avoid yellowing of seedlings, first of all, it is necessary to create optimal conditions for keeping it, which consist in proper selection of soil, maintenance of sufficient illumination and necessary humidity.

Secondly, it is necessary to conduct regular watering and feeding, but again without fanaticism. Pay special attention to the choice of containers for planting seedlings, it should be of suitable size and have a drainage hole.

Well, if yellowing has begun, take action. So the lack of nutrients can easily be corrected by feeding the seedlings with the necessary elements, make transshipment into more voluminous containers, increase the light day, and so on. The main thing is to correctly determine the cause and begin to eliminate it in time.

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