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sandramrma Aug 5, 2012 12:34 PM

What is causing my unripened tomatoes to turn brown on the bottom ??

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    janniecooks Aug 6, 2012 12:41 AM

    Sounds like blossom end rot; here are some links for you:

    http://vegetablemdonline.ppath.cornell.edu/factsheets/Tomato_BlossRt.htm
    http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/3000/3117.html
    http://faq.gardenweb.com/faq/lists/tomato/2000082444023571.html
    http://www.gardeners.com/Blossom-End-...

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      sandramrma Aug 7, 2012 06:28 PM

      Thank you for your reply and the hepful links!!

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      pine time Aug 18, 2012 10:14 AM

      Agree with BER. Some varieties seem more prone to it than others and inconsistent watering can be a culprit, too. I've found that mostly I can cut off the bottom half and the top is just fine.

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