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Is this sunscald?

Posted by plantslayer 8 (My Page) on
Mon, Aug 16, 10 at 23:07

Please say yes- better scald than a disease. Also, should it be OK to let a scalded tomato ripen? I think this one has just started blushing.

Weather suddenly got very hot and sunny last week, but it was rather cool for weeks before that. This is a fine Paul Robeson that I would hate to see go to waste!

The white part is not very soft nor slimy, it's just... white. And maybe a bit wrinkly/leathery.

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RE: Is this sunscald?

  • Posted by jean001 z8aPortland, OR (My Page) on
    Tue, Aug 17, 10 at 0:47

OP said "Please say yes"


RE: Is this sunscald?

Yes. That part will start to rot, probably before the rest gets fully ripe, but you can just cut that part off and eat the rest.


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