Tomato Plants

Rust Fungi on Tomato

Pinpainter added on August 13, 2015 | Answered

Can you cut off the part of tomato with rust and eat the rest?

Share this Question:
Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Check here if you would like to receive notifications every time this question is answered.
You are subscribed to receive notifications whenever this question is answered.
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on August 14, 2015

Rust Fungus is not a common Tomato disease.
It could be another type of issue on the fruit itself, Bacterial Canker can cause tiny yellow spotting and Cloudy Spot caused by the Stink Bug can appear as a yellow rusty area on the fruit.
Neem Oil can be used to treat the plants and fruit.
Depending on the severity of the damage to the fruit it may be edible.

If you do have Rust here is a link that has more information as well as a few other links.

Was this answer useful?
Looking for more?
Here are more questions about Tomato Plants

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.