Tomato Richie

  • Authors: Holland
  • Year of assumptions: 2009
  • Category: Hybrid
  • Type of growth: Determinant
  • Purpose: Fresh use, for whole-fucked canning
  • Ripening time: Medium
  • Timing of ripening, days: 100-105
  • Growing conditions: For open soil, for film greenhouses
  • Leaves: medium size, green
  • Color of immature fruit: light green

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Tomato Richie – Hybrid of Dutch selection, allowed to use in Russia in 2009. Suitable for landing in open soil and greenhouse growing, for commercial purposes is not intended.

Description of varieties

Bushes are developing on determined type, have medium sizes, covered with green solid leaves. The average height of the stalks is 70 cm. Fertility is good. Forms for the strambed type, the growth of the bush is limited after 5 floral brushes appear.

The main qualities of fruits

Tomatoes have a beautiful rounded form. In size, the average, reach the masses of 120 g. Skin smooth, first has a light green color, then becomes red. Middle density flesh, not prone to excessive booster.

Taste characteristics

Evaluation of flavoring qualities of fruits high. They contain quite a lot of sugars, suitable for use in fresh form, canning whole fruits.

Ripening and fruiting

The hybrid refers to the category of medium. You can proceed to the collection of fruits after 100-105 days.


The volumes of fees reach 7.9 k / kV. M.

Dates of landing on seedlings and landing in the ground

Seed seeds begin in February-March. Exact dates are determined by the further process of cultivation. Transfer to the greenhouse is already possible in April-May. In the open soil, tomatoes are planted in June, when return freezes will be held.

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

It is best to place plants according to a 40 × 50 cm scheme. 1 m2 can be placed up to 6 plants.

Growing and care

In the process of cultivation, the bushes require partial steaming, the garter to the support. The hybrid is sensitive to the conditions of cultivation. He needs moderately wet soil, easy shading – planting plants not recommended in open places. When pausing, leave 3 side escapes to ensure full aging fruit. All over the period of Richie’s growth requires comprehensive fertilizers.

Preferred soil composition for these tomatoes – neutral. On alkaline soils, a slight acidification of the composition is recommended, otherwise the bushes are developing worse. The formation of the bush is carried out in 3-4 stems, with balcony cultivation – in 2.

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

The hybrid has a high resistance to the verticillosis. Rarely amazed fusariosis. Richie Tomatoes are generally strong immunity, practically do not suffer from common diseases, including from VTM, letters of leaves. Insect pests require preventive treatment in the summer months. When identifying signs of root rot, it is necessary to reduce the volume of irrigation, strengthen the loosening, to inspire the surface of the soil.

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

In the open soil, the tomatoes of this hybrid are sensitive to intensive exposure to sunlight. Needs shading. Otherwise, stress resistant, it is well to transfer the transplant and change of climatic conditions.

Regions growing

The hybrid is successfully grown practically throughout the territory of the Russian Federation. There is experience in its cultivation in Eastern and Western Siberia, in the Far East. In the suburbs and the Leningrad region, in the middle lane, it is recommended to grow in shelter. In the North Caucasus, landing is possible in the Central Committee directly into the ground, without the use of greenhouses.

Review reviews

Richie’s hybrid, according to lovers vegetable breeders, has good commercial prospects, since the fruits are calibrated, with a good way out of commercial tomatoes. Not bad tolerate transportation. It is noted that throughout the season, tomatoes do not ill, demonstrate an active and friendly set of deciduous masses, are well typked. Used fruits universal, good and fresh, and in recycling. Hybrid praise and for the fact that the crop is obtained by early, it is possible to plant plants even in regions with a short summer.

By cons of dachacks include the impossibility of obtaining seeds for subsequent independent reproduction. Not all dacms are satisfied and the rates of fruitiness of bushes. Abundant yields get only where the landings are located quite tight. In addition, the hybrid is quite demanding of care. He has to pay much attention.

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