tulsanurse1
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Two healthy growing tomato plants but no flowers on them?

This is my first year gardening. I have two tomato plants that have gotten at least 18-24" high but there are no flowers yet. Is this okay. The plants look very healthy,
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It might be possible that you applied too much nitrogen to the plant, but you'll find out soon enough. Excessive nitrogen before fruitset causes great plant growth - but no tomatoes. :-(

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Do you fertilize them? If you do, and you use a fertilizer that's high in nitrogen, you will get lovely tomato plants but few or no tomatoes. :)
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It may just be early yet. Some tomato plants do set flowers by that size, but remember this is a plant that is going to be 6' tall (or more if you don't trim it!).

What have the temperatures been like where you are?
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Temperatures have fluctuated b/w 60-75 degrees. My potting mix is miracle growing potting mix, bone meal, blood meal, pine bark, mushroom compost and a little manure. The only fertilizer Ive given them is "Bill's Perfect Fertilizer". It's the type that is sprayed on the leaves.
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Since the bloodmeal, manure, and mushroom compost all have differing quantities of Nitrogen, it's difficult to say what the overall N value would be that is absorbed by the roots of the plant. However, since you're also using a foliar spray, I feel too much nitrogen has been applied. JMHO

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I agree with EG. Miracle Grow potting soil also has fertilizer already in it, so your tomatoes are probably getting quite a lot of nitrogen. I would suggest that you discontinue the foliar spray.
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