James’ Quick Tomato Tip

Tomatoes on a vine

Posted by James Wong July 11, 2016 | 15 sec read

Red alert: still got tomatoes ripening? Don’t remove any more leaves.

'Eighty percent of sugars are produced in tomato leaves, not fruit. Although thinning a few leaves can allow light and air to the fruit to assist ripening, I promise you total defoliation will knock flavour for six every time.'