Tomato Plants
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Why Do My Tomatoes Rot at the Stem End?

Zone 8 | sewinglady added on April 12, 2013 | Answered

Tomatoes turn dark at the stem end when they start to ripen. When partially ripe, I have cut one open and the rot extends down the middle of the tomato. What can I do?

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Heather
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Answered on April 15, 2013

It sounds like your plants have timber rot. This article will help:
http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/pp/notes/oldnotes/vg4.htm

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