- Authors: Remy Orlowski (Remy Orlovski), Buffalo, Niagara, USA
- Appeared when crossed: Received by accidental pollination
- Synonyms names: Plan 9 from Outer Space
- Category: Sort
- Type of growth: Intemimensional
- Purpose: Fresh use
- Ripening time: Mediterranean
- Growing conditions: For open soil, for greenhouses
- Bush size: Tall
- Height of the bush, see: 160-180
See all the characteristics
Tomato Plan 9 from open space is named by analogy with a fantastic film of the same name and is also unusual as its appearance. Amazing variety has become a sustainable result of accidental pollination and seem to surprised the amateur breeder, a blogger from the USA, Niagara. Remy Orlovski, randomly growing a new kind of tomatoes from SOLAR FLARE seeds, decided to give him a new exotic name.
Description of varieties
The fruits of bizarre color consisting of three colors – yellow, orange and red, reach significant sizes and are very tasty when in-fresh use. Bushes are well developed in the greenhouse and in the open soil, reaching the growth of 2 meters. IntenerMantic type of bushes feels good when tapping to the trellis. The trunk of the plant is strong and thickness, and dark green leaves do not differ from all types of tomatoes.
The main qualities of fruits
Rounded, slightly and large and large tomato fruits Plan 9 out of the open space, really resemble a sun outflake on its color. On the bright orange-yellow background randomly distributed strokes and stripes of red. Tomatoes growing on strong and high bushes reach weights from 400 to 600 g. The inside of fruits is small, fleshy, mostly orange, with a small amount of reddish specks.
The taste of exotic tomatoes sweet and pleasant. They are almost no acid, and the characteristic flavor of tomatoes is well felt when used in the form of salads and juices. There is an appearance of light sourness in cases where there are more cloudy days for the ripening period, or the bushes were planted in too thick.
Ripening and fruiting
With the cultivation of tomato bushes in one, maximum two trunks, leave 2-3 fetus in each brush. The fruction of the middle grade is usually stretched to autumn. At the upper brushes, tomatoes grow the same weight, as in the lower, which is rarely found at other varieties.
Under the observance of the necessary agrotechnical care and timely making of the feeder during the growing season from one bush of Tomato, a plan 9 from open space can be collected from 3.5 kg of large and juicy fruits. On a large harvest, you can count on regular and timely watering so that the bushes do not lose a large number of uncens.
Dates of landing on seedlings and landing in the ground
Since the variety plan 9 from open space appeared naturally, its seeds can be collected from the tomatoes grown on its site and sow them in subsequent years. In early March, the sowing material of tomatoes can be seeded in the seedlings in a soil consisting of garden land, humoring, peat, with the addition of sand and a small amount of wood ash. Before planting, seeds are usually soaked in a solution of manganese and biostimulants. Seedlings are cleaned in room conditions at an average temperature of about 20 degrees and sufficient illumination. After the development of the second real sheet, seedlings can be transplanted into a greenhouse or open soil depending on the climatic features of the region. When growing tomatoes directly in the garden sow seeds to seedlings, it is necessary for about 2 months to the transplant to a permanent 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.
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.
When planting tomatoes in a greenhouse, you need to choose a sunny side to get a crop with the best taste. On 1 square meter there is 3-4 tall bushes, tied to vertical supports. So that the plants do not obscure each other from the sun, it is better to plant them in two rows and in a checkerboard order.
Growing and care
The plot on which the exotic variety is expected to grow a plan 9 out of open space, it is necessary to switch well, remove weeds and make a compost fertilizer. That tomatoes grow with its characteristic weight and taste inherent, they should be watered as the soil drying, and the regular abundant watering is not less frequently 1 time per week. Fruits are resistant to the formation of cracks, so the excessive moisture content in the ground is not scary for them. During the vegetation, you can add complex fertilizers, sometimes water with a pink solution of manganese. You can spray bushes on the flowering phase, but mostly grade is resistant to characteristic diseases.
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