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By Hank

Cheshire, United Kingdom Gb

This year I grew Shirley tomatoes on someone’s recommendation, but I found where the tomato was attached to the “branch” of the plant there was always a really hard lump that I had to cut out before eating it. And no, I wasn’t picking them too soon. Did anyone else have this problem ?
Any recommendations for next year welcome.



Shirley is an old variety and has good flavour which is why I grow them. they do have that small woody 'core' bit inside and I just cut it out. I think it is just the way they are. so nothing you have done wrong.

15 Sep, 2020


'Early Girl' is that way, too.

16 Sep, 2020


Thanks guys. Can you suggest anything better for next year ?

18 Sep, 2020

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