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Q.Tomatoes split

Zone 40515 | suefarmer4 added on June 3, 2019 | Answered

Why do my tomatoes split open right before they are ripe?

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Answered on June 3, 2019

This usually happens with uneven moisture. When it is hot and dry for a period, and the plant suddenly receives moisture they will split.

It is necessary to maintain constant moisture during fruiting for the best fruit set.

This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/tomato/tomato-cracking.htm

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