Slide 8: Blossom End Rot

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Blossom-end rot affects many vegetables, particularly tomatoes, peppers, melons, and eggplant. The disorder is characterized by a dark, rotting spot at the blossom end of the fruit, and it's most often caused by a calcium deficiency. Add lime to the soil, don’t overfertilize, and make sure plants are watered evenly.


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