Beefsteak Tomatoes
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Problems with beefsteak tomato

Zone Grand Rapids, Michigan | Anonymous added on August 12, 2019 | Answered

We planted this the last weekend in May and while it is growing up so fast, the tomatoes are all like the picture I am including.

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on August 13, 2019

That is tomato catfacing, a fruit deformity. It is prevalent in beefsteak type tomatoes and heirlooms. Here is more information:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/tomato/catfacing-fruit-deformity.htm

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