Three Benefits Of Epsom Salt for Tomatoes

Learn how to use Epsom salt for tomatoes, tomato plants are heavy feeders and use of Epsom salt on them to thrive.

Epsom salt contains about 10 percent magnesium and 13 percent sulfur. Also called Magnesium sulfate, it is a highly water-soluble crystalline fertilizer.

Magnesium is critical for seed germination and the production of chlorophyll, it supports the transport of calcium into the upper parts of the tomato and facilitates the absorption of nutrients.

1. Epsom Salt for Potted Tomatoes

Dissolve 1 tablespoon of Epsom salt in 1 gallon of water. Water with this solution until it starts to drain from the bottom. You can do this in every 3 to 4 weeks. You can also use Epsom salt spray for tomato plants.

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