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sotongeoff

This subject of veiwing or non-veiwing of videos crops up occasionally-I can see it-it may be a problem with your browser?

Miss Becks

Yep, I can see it as well. I use Firefox.

Italophile
I can't see it and I'm on Firefox.

I can see it, well worth a try if your toms don't ripen in the GH.

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i brought mine in the conservatory ripened quicker

So for those who can't see it whether on firefox or not what is the best way??
I everyone, my friend has tomatoes growing in his greenhouse in very large pots and they have grown into great plants with plenty of leaves and flowers and tomatoes, the only problem is that none of the toms have gone red.
Can anyone tell me what might be the problem ?
sotongeoff
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I everyone, my friend has tomatoes growing in his greenhouse in very large pots and they have grown into great plants with plenty of leaves and flowers and tomatoes, the only problem is that none of the toms have gone red.
Can anyone tell me what might be the problem ?


Simply-temperature-they need warmth and now it is going to be tricky

Thanks sotongeoff, for your quick response, I will tell him, he maybe lucky with a few.
sotongeoff

He could always bring some fruit indoors to ripen-it is not light they need but warmth

Italophile

Yup. Anything above low-20sC is optimum. The lower the temp, the longer they take.

jani.k
I can't see the video. I saw it earlier - well a car advert actually......Wait a minute it's playing!! Keeps stopping and starting but it's playing
kels2
It says there is a problem with the video. I'm guessing by the date its not being checked by person who put it on :(
I am sorry, such a thing MAY work in the balmy, tropical south, but here, in central Scotland, when my tomatoes didn't ripen in the awful summer we have just experienced, I followed Chris's advice and the tomatoes are slowly rotting.

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I'm in the NW johnlamond and only had a few toms which wouldn't go red or yellow so cut down the plants and instead of hanging them in a warm shed hung them in a warm GH. The toms which were turning red or yellow did ripen but those whch were green have stayed green, so I'm not convinced Chris's method works for green toms either . 

Italophile

Given time the green toms will ripen, but temperature is the key, not hanging them in a frost-free shed. If the temp in the shed is in single figures, the green toms will never ripen.

I've now, finally, been able to watch the video. I don't know how. Suddenly it plays when before it wouldn't. I think the video peddles old wives' tales. Tomatoes already on their way to ripening are getting next to nothing from the plant anyway. The plant's job is already done. The plant will be of no use to green tomatoes because it will be dead within three or four days.

Temperature is the key to ripening.

I have 40kg of green tomatoes, how can I ripen them. Only space available is in my house.

Time to put the central heating on. Well, it is here anyway, 2 celcius this morning.

I have the same problem lots of green tomatoes, read not to water and shock them into changing colour. Some of them are changing colour now I am hopeful.