Tomato Plants
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Tomatoes

Anonymous added on April 24, 2014 | Answered

When are the tomatoes ripe enough to eat?

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Nikki
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Answered on November 30, -0001

Tomatoes are ready for picking and eating as soon as they have turned red (depending on the variety as some are other colors). You can also pick them when they are still slightly orange-red, as they will continue to ripen once picked from the vine. Just place them in a windowsill. These articles may help as well: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/tomato/what-make-tomatoes-turn-red.htm, https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/tomato/how-to-turn-green-tomatoes-red-how-to-store-tomatoes-in-the-fall.htm, https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/tomato/tomato-varieties-color-learn-about-different-tomato-colors.htm

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