Where Is The Top Of The Tomatoe? - Knowledgebase Question

Batesville, AR
Question by jgsmallwood
July 7, 2000
What end of the tomatoe is the top?Is it the stem end or the end with the little black thing? this question comes up every time we have a big family meal. Thanks!

Answer from NGA
July 7, 2000


I would call the stem end the top. The reason for this is there is a disease called "blossom end rot" and it occurs at the black spot end. How's that for dinner table logic!

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