Growing Home Garden Tomatoes
An older tomato variety. The fruit is large and good-flavored, but the seed cavities are large and fairly empty.
A newer, hybrid tomato. The fruit is meatier and the seed cavities are smaller with fewer seeds.
Blossom-end rot is often intensified by high temperatures and low moisture.
Tomatoes scalded by the sun will turn yellow on the sides or tops.
The large green tomato hornworm is the most common insect pest of tomatoes.
Leaves infested with spider mites will become pale, as shown here.
Lower leaves on tomato plants attacked by early blight will spot and turn yellow.