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By Hijuju

Essex, United Kingdom Gb

Its nearing the end of August , despite the tomato plants bent over with the wind and rain all of tomatoes are still green ,
Plus ive given up on the idea of picking them now and ripening them on the window sill.
Have any of you hot any other idea or do i carry on still persevereing and leave them on the plants and let the sun turn them red?



Green tomato chutney? But I am surprised that in Essex your tomatoes are not ripening. Where do you have them Hijuju.

29 Aug, 2010


I have to admit I have been naughty as each time there is a ripe tomatoe in greenhouse I have yes mmmmmmmmmm very tasty

Yes MG I am surprised too .

29 Aug, 2010


they are growing outside

29 Aug, 2010


How much sun are they getting?

29 Aug, 2010


My outdoor toms are only turning red this last week Hijuju give it a bit longer if they are getting the sun? We have had such a miserable wet August here its really delayed some things

29 Aug, 2010


Personally, I have only had a few red ones, most are still green, about half had been destroyed by myself due to blossom end rot, which keeps reappearing despite my best efforts.

What I found strange was that 2 of my red tomatoes were green inside and tasted foul.

29 Aug, 2010


Alex as you probably know blossom and rot is down to uneven watering... Your green inside problem could be in part due to this too, along with the excessive heat you had earlier. Can also be down to a lack of feeding or not enough feeding.

29 Aug, 2010


they do get a fair bit of sun , that is when we dont get alot of rain

29 Aug, 2010


Hijuju, check your inbox as I've left a PM for you about chilli seeds.

29 Aug, 2010


ok stjohn

30 Aug, 2010

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