- Category: Sort
- Type of growth: Intemimensional
- Purpose: Fresh use, for whole-door canning, for juice, for ketchup and tomato paste
- Ripening time: Mediterranean
- Growing conditions: For open soil, for greenhouses
- Bush size: Tall
- Height of the bush, see: 180
- Branchism: Middle
- Color of mature fruit: from pink and yellow to saturated red
- Form form: rounded
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For those who want not to just decorate the garden in the country or in the greenhouse, unusual tomatoes, but also to collect rich yields, not paying a long time to care, it is worth paying attention to an unpretentious mid-length sort of sophisticated.
Description of varieties
Sweetheart is a tall intenerminant type bush, which can grow up to 180 cm in a greenhouse, and in bed to 100-110 cm. The plant has a moderate thickening of rich-green foliage, middle branches, developed root system and simple inflorescences. The first fruit brush appears on 8-9 sheet. Each brush is tied up to 40 berries.
During the cultivation, tomato bushes need to form in 2-3 stems, regularly remove new steps, to tie to the installed supports. Sometimes it will be necessary to easily thinning the lower leaves of the bush so that dampness is not accumulated. This grade belongs to the universal, so tomatoes are eating fresh, widely used in cooking, can be completely marinate, frozen and recycled.
The main qualities of fruits
Tomatoes Sweets belong to the category of finely), gaining a lot of up to 30-35 grams. The largest fruits are formed on the lower fruit brushes. The form of the berry is correct – rounded, sometimes flat-core, without any irregularities. In immature form of berries have a juicy green color, and when they spit, then covered with pink, yellow or saturated red color. Skin of tomatoes brilliant, dense, but absolutely not tough. Vegetables are characterized by cracking, good transportability and prolonged bleeding.
Mini-tomato has excellent taste and commodity qualities. The flesh in berries is dense, fleshy, saccharous and juicy with a small amount of small seeds. In taste, pronounced sweetness prevails, harmoniously combined with honey notes in the aroma.
Ripening and fruiting
Sweat tomatoes belong to the secondary varieties. From the germination of seedlings to ripening of berries in fruit brushes passes 95-100 days. Ripening at variety stretched. The active phase of fruction falls on July-August.
Variety Indicators are excellent. With 1 bush for the season you can remove up to 2.5 kg of berries. When growing in a greenhouse with 1 m2, up to 10 kg of ripe tomatoes are obtained.
Dates of landing on seedlings and landing in the ground
Grow culture conveniently ever. Seying seeds need 55-60 days before the transplant to a new place. As a rule, sowing is carried out at the end of March – early April. Pre-seeds need to be sorted, to disinfect and process the growth amplifier. The germination of seeds is observed for 7-8 days, but for this you need a special temperature in the room (22-24 degrees) and constant lighting. Prication is carried out at the stage of the appearance of 2-3 leaves on bushes. 7-10 days before replanting the bushes need to harden, pulling out on fresh air for 20-30 minutes.
The landing in the greenhouse is carried out at step 5-7 bushes on the bush, the rapid root system and 1 of the flower brush. The optimal period is considered the end of April – mid-May. Seedlings are planted on the garden in the first days of June, when the soil and the air are well protected.
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.
It is important for vegetable not only the correct care, but also the density and landing scheme of seedlings, calculated individually for each grain culture. On 1 m2 it is recommended to plant no more than 3 bushs, which will allow the light / sun and air in sufficient quantity to flow. Proper to landing is considered a 30×50 cm scheme.
Growing and care
Tomatoes Sweets greatly grow and fruit even on poorly fertilized soils. The best plot for culture will be the one where carrots, radishes or cabbage grew earlier. Tomatoes, for maximum harvest, a complex agricultural engineering will be required, consisting of regular irrigation, fertilizers, loosening and nuts of soil, formations and garters of bushes, steaming and virus protection.
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
Tomatoes are endowed with a good immunity, so rarely subjected to drone spottedness, vertex and root rot, verticillosis and fusarious fading. The resistance to the phytoofluoride is due to the early ripening of fruits.
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
Due to good stress resistance, the plant does not respond to temperature fluctuations, including cooling, prolonged drought and heat. Control in the cultivation of this variety it is necessary only a level of humidity and draft.