- Authors: BUT. N. Kononov, L. G. Krasnikov (“biotechika”)
- Year of assumptions: 2002
- Category: Sort
- Type of growth: Determinant
- Purpose: Fresh use
- Ripening time: Ultrarandy
- Timing of ripening, days: 83
- Growing conditions: For open soil, for film greenhouses, for closed soil
- Height of the bush, see: 80-90
- Characteristic bush: half science
See all the characteristics
Sharply varieties of tomatoes rarely bring large fruits. But this does not apply to the variety Leningrad Giant. Stretching no more than 90 cm, it gives big and sweet tomatoes.
History of removal
Work on the variety in the early 2000s, experts from the famous seed company “Biotechika” (St. Petersburg) A. N. Kononov, L. G. Krasnikov. Culture included in the State Register in 2002. Since then, the tomato is grown in gardening areas, household and small farms under film shelters.
Description of varieties
The plant determined growth type is not stramb. Bush semi-masted, compact, mediumwood, can reach height to 80-90 cm. Carved leaves, rather large, color have green. The first of the simple inflorescence is formed above 7 sheet, then they are laid after 1-2 sheet. The fruits of the variety are resistant to cracking. The positive qualities of culture can be called:
- early fruiting;
- major fruits;
- original color gamut;
- Excellent taste of fruits.
The main qualities of fruits
Considering the lowestness, the Leningrad giant forms rather large fruits: on average about 120 g. But there are more passionic copies up to 300 g. Mednierbrist fruits have a flat-terminated form. Unripe berries are painted in green, there is a dark green stain in the fruits area. Ripe Beautiful Pink Tomato. Seed cameras Miscellaneous, Fruits are found and from 3, and with 4 nests.
Tomatoes Leningrad giant are distinguished by high taste qualities, which tastors are evaluated as excellent, desserts, since the fruit of sugar. In its proposal grade Salad.
Ripening and fruiting
Ripen the fruits of the Leningrad Giant for 83 days after full shoots. So it is considered ultra.
The yield of the described variety is expressed by a number of 4 kg / kV. M.
Dates of landing on seedlings and landing in the ground
Leningrad giant is grown by a seaside method. Therefore, at the end of March, it is necessary to make sowing seeds for seedlings. And the transplantation of plants in the ground can be carried out in May or June, depending on weather conditions in a particular area.
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.
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.
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.
To get the most out of the growing grade Leningrad giant, on the square in 1 kV. m It is impossible to place more than 3 bushes of culture.
Growing and care
Seedlings of the Leningrad Giant in Soil can be planted when the soil warms up to +25 ºС. Before the direct planting of the seedlings of the variety tomato is necessary in each well to add 1 tablespoon of a potassium sulfate mixture and superphosphate.
For landings need special care. So, when cultivating the tomatoes of the described variety, irrigation should be performed only with a strong drought. Plants are formed in 1-2 trunk, and more than 3-4 brushes should remain on each stem. Although plants and low, a garter is needed to the support of heavy fruits.
In the period when the fruits begin to be tized and forming, it is necessary to feed the plant with potassium sulfate, and during ripening, it is necessary to regularly turn the old leaves. Otherwise, the cultivation of a varietal tomato does not differ from the care of other varieties of grated crops.
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.
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).
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.
PhytofluoroPuffy dewVertexClapPoriosGray GnilTobacco Mosaic virus
Sort Leningrad giant can be successfully grown throughout Russia in regions such as:
- North and North-West;
- Central and Volga Vyatsky;
- Central Black Earth and North Caucasian;
- on the middle and lower Volga;
- in the Urals and Siberia;
- in the Far East.