Brandywine tomato leaves and petioles not healthy

by Val
(Cleveland, Utah)

I have a container-grown Brandywine plant but the lower leaves are leathery, drying/dying at tips and along edges near tips.


Petioles are brittle and easily accidentally detached from plant stem. Plant has grown about 6 inches in height since transplanted from pot to 5-gallon container 28 days ago.

Plant is approximately 20 inches tall.

The upper leaves are leathery, but supple and deep green, no yellowing/drying/dying of leaf tips or edges.

Anyone have suggestions to get the plants back to health?

Thanks,
Val

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May 20, 2017
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My concern is not about the dark green leaves...... NEW
by: Val

My original question was concerning the dying leaves and brittle petioles, not the dark green leaves which appear healthy.
Please read my original post.

May 19, 2017
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by: David

Dark green leaves is usually due to an overdose of nitrogen... Could also be over watered or improper drainage from the bottom of the bucket

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