Tomato – Cracking Fruit

Q: I have a cherry tomatoes plant that about 80% of the fruit has cracks. Anything I can do ?

A: Fruit cracking is usually caused by hot dry weather followed by heavy rain or irrigation. The skin gets hard in dry weather but then can’t grow fast enough to contain the added water. I think you need to adjust your watering schedule to be sure the soil is evenly moist throughout the summer.

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