Tomato Michael Pollan

  • Category: Sort
  • Type of growth: seventenerminants
  • Purpose: Fresh use, for whole-fucked canning
  • Ripening time: Mediterranean
  • Timing of ripening, days: 110-120
  • Growing conditions: For open soil, for closed soil
  • Bush size: Tall
  • Height of the bush, see: 120-150
  • Color of mature fruit: Golden with green intermittent stripes
  • Form form: stretched pear, with a nose

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Especially for those who prefer to grow unusual vegetable crops, a variety called Michael Pollan. This specification will attract the attention of those who are interested in experiments not only in the field of gardening, but also cooking.

Description of varieties

Non-standard grade has a semi-technicenant growth type. It is intended for growing in an open or closed soil, depending on weather conditions. The collected fruits are universal. They are suitable for all-air canning or eating in fresh form.

The bushes are tall and reach a height of 1.2-1.5 meters. Despite such growth, plants differ compactness. Refrigerant moderate. In one tassel is formed up to 30 tomatoes of the same size.

The main qualities of fruits

The appearance of the fruits will noticeably allocate the MIKHAL variety variety on the background of all major. Golden color, with severe intermittent green stripes. In the weight they are gaining up to 100 grams. But the average mass varies from 60 to 90 grams. The format form is very similar to the pear, slightly elongated.

The flesh of saturated emerald color is very juicy and moderately dense. Skin smooth with glossy glitter, dense and reliably protects vegetables from cracking during storage and transportation. At the same time, it does not cause inconvenience when eating tomatoes in the fresh form.

Due to the unusual color, many gardeners compare fruits with watermelons. Of these, colorful and delicious salads are obtained. Also, tomatoes are remarkably suitable for cooking hot dishes.

Taste characteristics

Taste quality – excellent. Taste sweet and expressive, with pleasant and light sourness. When eating, spicy notes are felt.

Ripening and fruiting

Vegetable culture is considered an average, and the time of ripening is from 110 to 120 days from the moment of shoots before collecting rolled vegetables.


High yield is noted regardless of cultivation conditions. For one season from one bush, you can get up to 3 kilograms of juicy vegetables.

Dates of landing on seedlings and landing in the ground

Vegetable culture cultivate through seedlings, which can be grown by personnel. Sowing seeds in seedlings are carried out in the period from March to April. Grains deepen into the ground no more than 1 centimeter.

The first shoots can be observed already after 4-8 days, provided that comfortable conditions were provided for the germination of seedlings. Disembarking bushes in open soil or greenhouses are held from May to June.

When germinating seeds you need:

  • maintain temperature regime in 20-25 degrees Celsius;
  • use light and fertile soil;
  • regularly irrigate with warm and rescued water;
  • tap the capacity to prevent moisture stagnation.

Note: When using the sowing material, which was collected personally, it needs to be processed. Suitable solution for stimulating growth or with the addition of manganese.

Initially, the sowing material is exhausted in a total capacity, but after the appearance of a pair of real leaves, picking. Plants searched in separate containers for further germination. Now seedlings need natural or artificial lighting, if sunlight is not enough. As soon as the bushes reach the age of 50-55 days, they can be transferred to a constantly growing place.

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

On one square meter of the site grown from 3 to 4 bushes. Between the wells leave the gap in 40-50 centimeters.

Growing and care

Despite the originality of this variety, it does not impose special requirements for. In order to receive a stable and delicious harvest from the season to receive a stable and delicious harvest, it will only be necessary to perform a certain range of procedures.

Mandatory condition for the cultivation of tomatoes – timely watering. Irrigation must be moderate so that the bushes are not injured from high humidity. Culture watered about 1 time per week. In dry weather, irrigation frequency increase. Gardeners strongly recommend using warm or resistant water.

Tall bushes need supports. Otherwise, shoots will be tilted to the ground under the weight of tomatoes, and the contact of vegetables with the soil should be avoided. Loose branches can break. Support is installed immediately after rooting bushes. For fastening the stems use twine, and the branches are fixed using a nylon strip.

Fruit crops need to be regularly picked up with nutritional and useful substances. This procedure is carried out three times per season. There are both organic and mineral fertilizers. It is very important to observe the measure, otherwise the feeding will have the opposite effect.

Form bushes of varieties Michael Pollan in 3 or 4 stem. This option is considered the most convenient and efficient. Also periodically remove stepsing so that the bushes do not spend the strength on unnecessary side processes. Crichering with protective compositions, which will be harvested from diseases and pests, is carried out as additional measures.

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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