Amount of PH Needed to Grow Tomatoes

Tomatoes grow best in rich, well-drained soil with a slightly acidic pH of 6.2 to 6.8. In addition, nighttime temperatures below 55 degrees or above 75 degrees can cause blossom drop, which results in less fruit.

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Melody Lee worked as a newspaper reporter, copywriter and editor for 5 years. In addition, she has edited magazine articles and books. Lee holds a degree in landscape design and is a Florida master gardener. She has more than 25 years of gardening experience, which includes working at nurseries and greenhouses.