Brown spots on tomatoes?

shawskiJuly 19, 2014

Does anyone know what's causing these brown spots on my tomatoes? All tomatoes don't have them (even from the same plant). I picked an unripe tomato yesterday and the brown will wash off but the tomato looks bruised (darker green) underneath when it does. (Though maybe I just scrubbed harder than I realized and wore the skin off). None of the google images I could find look like this (I have previously established my ability to google bugs is inadequate so I'm probably not any better at googling vague brown spots).
Thank you!

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jean001a(Portland OR 7b)

That appears to have rubbed against something, perhaps the tomato cage. And that was a while ago.

So you say it rubs off? Yes, I believe you rubbed the skin off!

This post was edited by jean001a on Sat, Jul 19, 14 at 12:43

    Bookmark   July 19, 2014 at 12:42PM
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shawski

I was able to wash it off with a soap and a sponge... But again maybe not sure if I just rubbed the skin in that area off. Regardless it seems to only be a surface blemish - but I was unsure if it was like a trail of bug goo that I should be alarmed by becuase it's about to get worse.

Thank you!

    Bookmark   July 19, 2014 at 3:53PM
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