Frost damage to foliage-will fruit ripen?

Julie717October 22, 2011

Hi everyone-We had some frost here a few days back and even though I tried to cover my plants they got some pretty extensive (patchy) frost damage to the foliage. All the green fruit still looks fine, though. Will the tomatoes ripen even if they are on branches where most of the foliage died?

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I used to wait for the first frost to wilt the leaves and make the tomatoes easy to find. Then there was the year the first frost was a hard freeze. Bring your tomatoes in and they will ripen nicely. If they are frost damaged, you will know pretty quick.

    Bookmark   October 22, 2011 at 6:06PM
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digdirt2(6b-7a No.Cent. AR HZ8 Sun-35)

Not on the plant. Bring the green ones in to ripen. Odds are you'll find some of them are a lost cause too.


    Bookmark   October 23, 2011 at 11:01AM
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