Tomatoes Splitting - Knowledgebase Question

manteca, CA
Question by carlyn59
August 12, 1998
Why are my tomatos splitting at the top??

Answer from NGA
August 12, 1998


Tomato fruits will sometimes crack near the stem if they're overwatered or the weather has been hot and rainy. Some varieties are more prone to cracking than others. Try these crack resistant varieties next year: Burpee's 'Big Girl', 'Celebrity' or 'Husky Gold'.

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