- Authors: Tom Wagner, USA
- Synonyms names: Casady’s Folly, Casady’s Follies, Cassidy
- Category: Sort
- Type of growth: Determinant
- Purpose: Universal
- Ripening time: Mediterranean
- Timing of ripening, days: 100-110
- Growing conditions: For open soil, for greenhouses
- Bush size: middle-resistant
- Height of the bush, see: up to 100 – in the open soil, to 160 – in the greenhouse
See all the characteristics
Tomato on the madness of the tales can be quite soothable. However, behind it is hidden much more pleasant in consumer plan than it could be expected, culture. It is only necessary to carefully deal with its real properties and capabilities.
History of removal
Madness taddy brought in the US. The author of this tomato is the breeder Tom Wagner. When developing, a goal was to provide high consumer qualities even in bad weather conditions. And this task is eventually permitted. The name of the breeder gave in honor of one of his friends.
Description of varieties
Plants have a series of synonyms – Casady’s Folly, Casady’s Follies, as well as Kassidy. Tomato refers to the determinant group. This plant is considered a universal variety. It can be raised easily both in open land and in greenhouse conditions. The height of the bushes in this case will be 100 and 160 cm accordingly.
The main qualities of fruits
Ripe berries differ in red color. There are necessarily winding stripes of golden color. The mass of a single tomato varies from 100 to 150 g. It is curious that in the form of tomatoes, madness of the taisades look like a banana. The flesh is very dense.
The flesh of fruits is somewhat dry. At the same time it is distinguished by an expressive aroma. Farmers indicate that tomatoes will be tasty. Their appearance is also not bad and corresponds to the gastronomic characteristics. Vintage can be used both in salads and canning.
Ripening and fruiting
Madness Casadi – Classic Middle Sort. Fruits in normal conditions will be accepted for 100-110 days. According to other data, it will take 105-115 days for this. On 1 brush ripens from 4 to 6 berries.
Grade is very yield. But it is very important to comply with agrotechnical norms. For solid harvest, the bushes need to be tied up and steaming. One bush can give up to 4 kg of tomatoes. Per 1 sq. m can grow 10-12 kg of fruits
Dates of landing on seedlings and landing in the ground
It is impossible to do without cooking seedlings. For her, pre-prepared land. Seying seeds in containers needed 60 days before the expected pointing in open soil or greenhouse. And this moment is determined, taking into account the climatic features, actual weather and personal horticultural experience.
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.
Per 1 sq. m sits 3-4 bush. Between the seedlings, leave 0.4-0.5 m. Between the beds or rows should remain a period of 60 cm.
Growing and care
Form tomato need 1-2 stem. Watering the plant should be 3 times a week. For feeding it is best to apply organic mixtures. In addition to them, mineral formulations are recommended, such as:
Be sure to loosen the Earth and remove even small weeds. Mulching the grass and the use of nonwoven canvas significantly reduces the likelihood of the appearance of a weed row. It is necessary to carefully ensure that the Earth is not overduced or excessively moistened. Gardeners note the need for potash fertilizers. However, strong plants should not be picked up.
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
Resistance to diseases and pests
Madness of the tales are not susceptible to cracking fruit. The variety may suffer from almost any specific disease. For him are dangerous both fungi and viruses. Prevention implies:
processing with copper vigor or burgundy liquid;
The use of “Fundazola”, “Phytosporin” or “Ordan”;
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
Resistance to adverse weather conditions
Excessive moisturizing for this culture is practically not scary. However, the plant may be subject to severe cold. Therefore, it is most appropriate to cultivate in greenhouses. Heat resistance is quite large. However, humidity can spoil all the case.
Tomato madness tales – handsome and sweet at the same time. Even with the appearance of pathologies, including vertex rot, processing easily solve the problem. Experienced gardeners love to grow such a plant both for consuming fresh and salads. Taste meets the highest requirements. Once the gardeners who have tried this culture almost always leave the plant in their collection.