Heirloom mottling

Asked July 1, 2018, 5:12 PM EDT

There is mottling on my heirloom tomatoes. Fruit tastes great. No issues with the plant. No leaf mottling, stem etc. any ideas? Are they safe to eat? Thank you in advance ! Josh

Mecklenburg County North Carolina food safety horticulture tomatoes vegetable gardening

1 Response

sorry for the delay. You may have tomato spotted wilt virus. It should not affect the edibility of the fruit as it only affects their visual appearance. See the link below for more information:

http://vegetablemdonline.ppath.cornell.edu/DiagnosticKeys/TomFrt/TSWV_Tom.htm