Splitting skins on Tomato fruit

archangel2003August 18, 2012

Well, they seem to rupture around the tops and often in a spiral pattern circling the fruit!

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digdirt2(6b-7a No.Cent. AR HZ8 Sun-35)

Here you go, all sorts of info on splitting and cracking.

Dave

Here is a link that might be useful: Splitting and cracking discussions

    Bookmark   August 18, 2012 at 10:55AM
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edweather(Zone 5a/b Central NY)

I have a lot of watering/rain/weather/growing in containers, issues that I really don't have much control over. I HAVE to use containers, and I HAVE to water them often. The weather I can't control, so the best I can do is keep an eye on my cracking/splitting situations and remove them from the vine asap and let them ripen as much as possible inside. I eat the split ones asap to keep the split from becoming moldy.

    Bookmark   August 18, 2012 at 2:17PM
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