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How to Feed Peppers and Tomatoes

Apply Fertilizer to Tomatoes and Peppers:
  • Choose a granular or liquid fertilizer.
  • Start fertilizing when the first fruit forms.
  • Sprinkle or spray fertilizer around the side of each plant.
  • Be careful not to get any granular fertilizer on leaves or stems because it might burn.
  • Cover granular fertilizer with 1”-2” of soil.
  • Feed every three weeks for extra nourishment.
  • Follow label instructions for proper application.
  • Wear gloves.