My tomatoes are hollow inside.
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I grew big boy, better boy, and plum tomatoes in my home garden this year. At first they were ok...juicy inside. Now every tomato I pick is hollow inside. The plant itself appears healthy. The fruit that I pick appears healthy on the outside but when I cut the tomatoes they are dry and hollow inside like a pepper. The seeds are there and are surrounded by a gelatinous red substance. I am from NJ where we are known for our tomatoes but mine are not NJ tomatoes to be proud of. :-(.
I also had cucumbers and squash that I planted. I had cucumber Beatles..both the spotted and striped Beatles. I tried sprays etc but could not get rid of them. My cucumbers were initially good as was the squash but then became stunted , rotted and because of the color I believe that the plants were eventually infested with mosaic virus. I had to pull all of the plants.
Does anyone have any idea of the problems with my tomatoes? Could it be the mosaic virus attacked my tomatoes?
Disappointed in NJ
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