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Why Are My Tomatoes Cracking?

  Imagine this scenario: After you have heavily invested in your tomatoes, cracks appear on your previously perfect fruit just as they are starting to ripen.    Cracking in Cherokee Purple tomatoCredit: Mary Derrick, UF/IFAS How frustrating!  Depending on the severity of the cracking the fruit will still ripen and be edible, although blemished. However, if cracking …

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