Asked July 25, 2014, 5:04 PM EDT

From Lincoln. Growing tomatoes in pots. They are tall and green but the tomatoes are splitting. What is causing this?

Delaware gardening potted plants tomato plant

1 Response


This question is common this time of year. When growing tomatoes in a pot they need even watering, don't wait for the plant to show signs of needing water , feel the soil daily and water when the soil feels dry on top, this could be everyday if it is very hot out or every several days if there is lots of rain and cooler weather. If this does not help, you can call your local extension office which for you in Lincoln is the Carvel Education and Research Center in Georgetown 302 856-7303

Beverly Gemmill, Master Gardener