Tomato Ekaterina Great

  • Authors: Lukyanenko A. N., Dubinin S. IN., Dubinina I. N. (LLC “Agroofirma Sedk”)
  • Year of assumptions: 2017
  • Synonyms names: Catherine Great F1
  • Category: Hybrid
  • Type of growth: Intemimensional
  • Purpose: Fresh use
  • Ripening time: Mediterranean
  • Timing of ripening, days: 110-115
  • Growing conditions: For open soil, for film greenhouses
  • Marketability: High

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Pretty young and unpretentious grade of the middle time of ripening Catherine Great – Hybrid of the first generation of domestic selection. Tall plant, so they recommend growing in high greenhouses or in open soil. Tomatoes grow large and appetizing, really worthwhile to wear the name of the Great Russian Queen.

History of removal

The authors of Tomatas Ekaterina Great became the general director of Agroofirma Sedek LLC Dubinin with. In and scientists (Lukyanenko A. N., Dubinina I. N.). In the State Register of Hybrid included in 2017. Synonym Names of grade Catherine Great F1.

Description of varieties

Catherine Great – Tall, Large Hybrid. Height of bushes from 2 to 2.5 m. Growth rate – intederminant. Powerful plant, leaves are slightly elongated, dark green. Inflorescence Simple. Each brush usually happens 5-6 stocks. Tomatoes in the brush are tightly located to each other. Despite the fact that the mass of all the fruits in each brush is more than 1.5 kg, the stalks constantly withstand heavy weight and do not break. Suitable for growing on household plots in open ground or in greenhouses: both ordinary and winter, year-round use.

Excellent transportation, the possibility of transportation and fetus fetuses for several months make it a welcome guest on store shelves. Suitable for consumption in the fresh form and for canning.

The main qualities of fruits

Immature fruit light green. Color of mature tomato – uniform, red. Skin dense, little with a gloss. Fruits of flat-circular shapes, large, their mass 220-320 g.

Taste characteristics

The color of fruits and pulp – red, seed cameras are clearly visible on the cut. Fruits juicy, fleshy, with sour and sweet classic tomato taste.

The fruits that have time to ripen on the bush are sweeter than those that collected brown or green.

Ripening and fruiting

Mid-Veter Tomato. After the appearance of seedlist leaves until the ripening of fruits of Catherine is a large, about 100-115 days. In the open ground, harvesting is produced to the first nights of August.


The yield of Catherine is higher than the middle level – about 16.2 kg / kV. M.

Dates of landing on seedlings and landing in the ground

Sowing seeds to seedlings spend in early March. After the appearance of real leaves, the plant is transplanted into separate containers. Young plants require additional artificial lighting in the morning and in the evening.

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

When forming a plant in 1 stem, between plants leave a distance of about half a meter, if in 2 stems, then about 0.7 m. There should be no less than 70 cm.

Growing and care

Since the plant is an inteterminant, it needs a garter. It is necessary to establish supports. During the growing season, the bushes are tested several times.

It is necessary to avoid excessive irrigation. When growing in greenhouse conditions, it is necessary to conduct ventilation.

After the first fruit on the bottom brushes, all the leaves below are cut off. The same procedure is carried out with subsequent brushes.

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

Resistance to diseases and pests

Ekaterina Great has stability to many diseases and cracking of mature fruits.

Verticillosis, ClapPoriosa, tobacco mosaic virus are not afraid of these tomatoes. Plant requires prophylactic treatments from phytoofluorosis.

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

Resistance to adverse weather conditions

Has stress resistance with sharp temperature drops.

Regions growing

For cultivation, most of the territory of the Russian Federation comes. You can cultivate in the following regions:

  • Far Eastern;

  • Ural;

  • East Siberian;

  • West Siberian;

  • Volgo-Vyatsky;

  • Central Black Earth region;

  • Nizhnevolzhsky;

  • Meshnevian;

  • central;

  • North Caucasian;

  • northern;

  • northwestern.

Review reviews

Reviews of gardeners about this variety a bit ambiguous. Among the advantages noted by the unpretentiousness of the plant, long-term storage, major fruits and resistance to many diseases. The biggest minus is called the taste of fruits – “on an amateur”. Many compare it with the taste of “plastic” tomatoes that are sold in winter in stores.

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