How do I prevent cherry tomatoes from spitting?
A large portion of my cherry tomatoes are cracking and splitting just before they get ripe.
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Temperatures fluctuating and uneven watering are common causes of tomato split. Much of that is out of a gardeners control.
You can harvest when they are slightly less then ripe and this can help with the crop.
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