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 a 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.