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when to get tomatoes in

Is it a good idea, to now get the green tomatoes off the outdoor plants, and ripen them indoors.


  • GillyLGillyL Posts: 1,077

    I,ve just picked mine and left on a rack in the greenhouse.there is still some warmth there,Will bring them inside in the next few days to finish ripening.

  • ItalophileItalophile Posts: 1,730

    artychris, ripening is down to temperature alone. Optimum temps are anything above low-20sC. Overnight temps are important too. When daytime temps get down to low-mid teens and overnight temps even lower, they're better off inside where it's consistently warmer. For larger varieties, sit them upside down on their shoulders to prevent skin bruising sitting on hard surfaces.

  • many thanks, I always get an answer to all my questions- you're all such a knowledgeable bunch!!

  • CH80CH80 Posts: 3

    Thank you for the info!!!! i was having the same issue couple minutes ago. I am new in the forum and i am happy and glad to be here!!!!

    Talk soon

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