krusecooks
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Roma Tomatoes

Hello. I am new at growing tomatoes. I have a roma plant that has tons of fruit on it but none of the tomatoes are turning red. The fruit has been on the plant for over a month and no change. I have three other plants (2 cherry and a first lady) that I have been harvesting almost daily since I planted them in early/mid June. Is there something wrong with the plant or do they just ripen more slowly? Thanks for any help!

Newt
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Hi Krusecooks,

With your larger tomatoes it could be the heat. Tomatoes can slow down in ripening above 77*F.

Newt

krusecooks
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Thanks Newt. It has been extremely hot until this week so that is probably it.

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You are very welcome. We've had a cooling front come through here, so hopefully the same will happen for you.

Newt

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