is this sunscald?

jodikayAugust 30, 2012

I am seeing this on my tomatoes and am wondering if it is sunscald. it is not appealing looking, discolored and soft when i touch it. my plants are drying up and laying on the ground. some of my tomatoes are starting to rot. can i cut this part off and still use the tomatoe? i also just learned i need to rotate where i plant them. i think this is the 3rd year in this spot. if not sunscald could this be a problem? watering has also been an issue this past month.

thanks for the advice


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

Some of it yes. Classic 'cooked skin' appearance. The rest is uneven ripening caused by hot air temps. They tend to go hand-in-hand.


Here is a link that might be useful: Sun Scald images

    Bookmark   August 31, 2012 at 11:43AM
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