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B3B3 Posts: 21,501
Some of my tomatoes are more white than green. Can I still use them? And can I use the tiny beady ones?
Thanks
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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,444
    edited October 2019
    When you say ‘white’ do you mean the paler green that tomatoes turn before they turn red/yellow?  

    If so theyre perfectly gine to use 😊 but they are the ones that are most likely to ripen indoors whereas the darker green ones may not ... so what I do is leave the pale greenish ones to ripen and make chutney with the greener ones ... but if you’ve not got enough darker ones then use the lot ... no problem 😋 

    and yes ... I use the little ones too 😊 
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  • B3B3 Posts: 21,501
    They look whiter than yellow 😊. I'll keep them for a while . Thanks @Dovefromabove I'm totally unobservant but I have a feeling that some of the 'white' ones were less mature than the green ones. They mostly came off the youngest trusses while the greener and yellowish ones were a bit bigger.
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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,444
    🤔... any sign of blight on the leaves?
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  • B3B3 Posts: 21,501
    edited October 2019
    No. Don't think so. They 're on the compost heap now. Old leaves were looking worn but newer ones were ok some of lower tomatoes had a bloom on them so I chucked them to. I think that was due to the damp weather. Green tomatoes are in a big cookery bowl awaiting their fate.

    The three little ones are an example of the whitish ones
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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,444
    Not really seen any like that before  ... I’d cut them open and if they look normal inside I think they’ll be fine for chutney. 
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  • B3B3 Posts: 21,501
    edited October 2019
    Will do😊
    I cut one open. It was fine. I even had a nibble. It had a pleasant herbal taste..
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