Cracks In Cherry Tomatoes - Knowledgebase Question

Palmer, MA
Question by tucker19
June 3, 2000
What causes my cherry tomatoes to crack?


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Answer from NGA
June 3, 2000

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Some varieties are simply more prone to cracking than others, but the most common reason for cracking is excess moisture following a dry period. This causes the inside of the tomato to swell beyond the capacity of the skin to hold it. Try to keep the soil evenly moist (but not soggy). Mulching can be of help with this.

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