The Q&A Archives: Tomatoes Ripen Half Yellow & Half Red

Question: What is the reason why my tomatoes are not turning fully red, but are staying half yellow on top?

Answer: Green shoulder can be caused by too much sun hitting the tomatoes due to overpruning or defoliation, or by too little potash in the soil. You might want to run some basic soil tests and see if you need to supplement that.

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