Cherry Tomatoes
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Cherry tomatoes

Zone 49038 | Thegoodqueen added on August 21, 2019 | Answered

Why are my cherry tomatoes splitting? I am adding a teaspoon of calcium nitrate once week. I’m using an earth box.

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    BushDoctor
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    Answered on August 22, 2019

    This has everything to do with environment. This happens when it is suddenly watered after it is too dry, or not humid, and the soil is dry.

    Try to keep the soil consistently moist with only a slight dry out between waterings. Spraying in the early morning can help, as well.

    These articles will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/tomato/tomato-cracking.htm

    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/tomato/growing-tomatoes-guide.htm

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