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oddity inside tomatos

Posted by kttomato none (My Page) on
Sun, Oct 9, 11 at 2:20

I have harvested tomatoes, ripened some in window. Two from same plant have weird fish line type strands inside and no holes on outer surface. Strands are about 1/2 inch long and can be felt by running finger over cut tomato and can be pulled out with tweezers. Have found this in two tomatoes and have never seen before. I have photo if I can figure out how to attach here. Will appreciate any help identifying this oddity. Thank you. KT


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RE: oddity inside tomatos

A photo would be great but what it sounds like to me is that some of the seeds have germinated inside the tomato, which sometimes happens, and they are seen as white threads, if you will.

I wish I'd taken the time to search for a recent thread here where someone found the same thing and posted a picture.

Usually it happens most with soft fleshed varieties such as the gold/red bicolors, as well as lots of times from shipped in grocery store fruits that have been held in storage for quite a while.

Just a suggestion as to what those white threads might be,

Carolyn


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