Tomato Blue Beauty

  • Authors: Brad Gates, Wild Board Farm, California, USA
  • Appeared when crossed: Beauty King x Black Tomato
  • Synonyms names: Blue Beauty, Blue Beauty
  • Category: Sort
  • Type of growth: Intemimensional
  • Purpose: Universal
  • Ripening time: Mediterranean
  • Timing of ripening, days: 120
  • Growing conditions: For open soil, for film greenhouses, decorative landscaping
  • Marketability: Yes

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This culture is one of the fruits of American selection. But in domestic conditions, it can prove itself relatively well. The main condition for success is the attentive study of all subtleties.

Description of varieties

This plant has official synonym – Blue Beauty. Also found the designation “Blue Beauty”. Tomato, created by the efforts of Brad Gates (California), demonstrates the intederminant development dynamics and is able to become a versatile plant.

It is noteworthy that, along with traditional cultivation in the open ground and in greenhouses under the film, this variety is suitable for decorative landscaping. The mid-grade bushes rise to 1.5-1.8 m, differ in a large stalk thick and simple type of leaves.

The main qualities of fruits

Blue beauty hasting berries have a non-standard black and raspberry color, and their weight ranges from 0.12 to 0.15 kg. Other features are:

  • typical shape of a flat circle;
  • There are ribs, but they are quite poorly expressed;
  • In one brush, 5 or 6 fruits are formed;
  • The crop will develop on simple inflorescences;
  • Surfed under normal conditions no more than 5 days, in a favorable environment – up to 45 days.

Taste characteristics

Mostly immediately note natural tomato taste. An expressive fruit story is admired to it. Oil pulp tight and juicy. The peel of fruits does not differ any unpleasant rigidity. The fleshiness will also please consumers.

Ripening and fruiting

Grade belong to the middle category. Usually, the ripeness of the crop is achieved in 120 days after the formation of a young row. It is stated that culture is not afraid of weather drops. However, they are still capable of, of course, influence negatively on the terms of cultivation.

Yield

On 1 bush you can grow 3-3.5 kg of berries. Collection on 1 “square” of the garden reaches 7 kg. But these figures are implemented only under good weather conditions. Much depends, of course, from agrotechnical events.

Dates of landing on seedlings and landing in the ground

Seen seeds in containers needed 55-60 days before transshipment in open ground. Specific deadlines are determined taking into account regional conditions, actual and expected weather. It is necessary to clearly understand that for tomatoes the temperature of the soil is not less, and partly and more, meaning, rather than air temperature. Usually work with the seedy start in the first half of March.

The main stages of growing seedlings at home

Preparation of seeds

Basic preparation methods: Warming, disinfection, soaking in growth stimulants, bubbling, hardening, germination. These technicians are aimed at different results and have a different purpose.

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Soaking seeds

According to experts, preliminary soaking can increase yields by 30%. The duration of soaking is determined depending on the solution used and the quality of seeds.

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What kind of soil to choose for seedlings

Land for planting tomato seeds house should not be taken from the garden. The soil for seedling tomato should have good breathability, provide the necessary level of humidity, and the pH acidity level should be about 6.5 units.

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Planting scheme

It is recommended to have up to 4 bushes per 1 kV. M. With such a density, the optimal ratio of the amount of fruits and ease of care is achieved. Too thick landing, contrary to imaginary evidence, knowingly ineffective.

Growing and care

Removal of excess stepposses is a prerequisite for success. Plants will also definitely have to be configured to durable supports. It is also worth considering that without proper formation, blue beauty is also hardly pleased with good results. The probability of cracking is small – but it is better to still be restrained and take action. The formation of bushes is carried out in 1-3 stems, and the decision takes the gardeners themselves.

In order for seedlings to evolve fully, it is necessary to irrigate it through a sieve or with a spray gun. Also recommended lighting with phytolamp. Every 14 days it is desirable to make a preparation “Killing”. Picking is performed in phase 3 of these leaves; To do this, use tanks with a volume of 0.3 liters.

Problems arise if there are straight sun rays on the Blue Beauty bushes, especially on hot days. Plants are strongly recommended to shade.

Resistance to pathologies and main pests in such a variety is quite high. However, it is fully ensured only under the condition of good care and standard agrotechnical measures. In the periods of particularly active damage will have to carry out protective processing.

How and than feed tomatoes?

At each stage of growth, various trace elements are needed. All fertilizers can be divided into two groups: mineral and organic. Folk remedies are often used: iodine, yeast, bird litter, egg shell.

It is important to comply with the norm and the period of feeding. This also applies to folk remedies, and organic fertilizers.

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YeastBoric acidIodineAshCalcium Selitrasuccinic acidMilk serumHydrogen peroxideChicken litterSodaNettleMullein

Processing and prevention from diseases and pests

Diseases and pests of tomatoes in the greenhouse

During the cultivation of tomatoes in the greenhouse, there are often diseases due to a violation of the temperature regime and excessive humidity. The most common diseases are fungal (phytoofluorosis, colaporiosis, rot).

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Diseases and pests of tomatoes in open soil

Fighting diseases and pests of tomatoes in open areas is quite complex. This is due to the fact that the grated is exposed to various pathogens and pest insects.

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PhytofluoroPuffy dewVertexClapPoriosGray GnilTobacco Mosaic virus

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