There is such a thing as too much sun for your tomatoes.Thanks to the hot, sunny summer, many of us are enjoying a record harvest of tomatoes, and they’re ripening way earlier than normal. There is such a thing as too much of a good thing, however, and in a hot summer like this one, direct sun on some tomato varieties can cause a problem known as sunscald.
Sunscald usually shows up as a whitish spot on the sun-facing side of ripening fruit. Soon the spot develops into a white or yellow blister. Later on, the damaged area becomes flattened and papery, eventually turning gray or black