Why do tomato plants smell so good?

  • Sep 05, 2021
  • By Anatã India
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As it turns out, the pungent aroma is thought to be part of the plant's defenses against pests and disease. It's caused by oils stored at the ends of hair-like structures called trichomes on the stems and leaves. You may have noticed this tomato fuzz if you've looked closely.