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Ox heart tomato normal?

Hi all. Question please. Is this normal as I have a few with holes in exactly the same place at the bottom. No rot or wriggling beasties. Some have no holes at all. Is it safe to eat? Thank you 


  • Perfectly safe to eat ... some of the heirloom varieties have their idiosyncracies and pollination/weather and other factors can affect the way the fruit forms. The fruit may even have started to split and then healed   :)

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

  • pansyfacepansyface Posts: 22,344

    El bandito says Buenas dias. 🙂
    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
    If you live in Derbyshire, as I do.
  • pansyface said:

    El bandito says Buenas dias. 🙂
    Too cute to eat 😁
  • It's sometimes known as "cat-facing" and happens to some of the larger heirloom types. :)
    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • floraliesfloralies Posts: 2,529
    I've put one just like that into my Ratatouille this morning  B)
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