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holes in tomatoes

Posted by lizheaemma 4b (My Page) on
Mon, Sep 4, 06 at 22:44

So I live in Northern Ontario and have for the first time planted tomatoes in the garden have alway had them in pots in the past with no problems. This year the plants look great, lush and dark green, lots of nice large tomatoes, they are fine when they are green but as soon as they turn orange that are getting perfectly round holes in about 1cm wide, inside the tomato I find a spider right inside the hole....
Can't find any information on this, I did do a google search of Tomato Hornworm damage and these holes are perfectly round every time.
Any help would be appreciated, it is an organic garden.
Thank you

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RE: holes in tomatoes

  • Posted by remy 6WNY (My Page) on
    Sat, Sep 9, 06 at 22:40

Hi Liz,
I don't know if you reposted this on the Tomato Pest and Disease forum. You posted here on the Tomato Gallery, so your question is in the wrong spot. The holes sound like Tomato Fruitworm damage, but I don't know for sure. I don't believe the spiders are the culprit. They probably have gone after whatever did the damage.

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