Tomato striped chocolate

  • Authors: Bottom Dreams in. AND.
  • Year of assumptions: 2019
  • Synonyms names: Chocolate stripes, chocolate strips, chocolate striped
  • Category: Sort
  • Type of growth: Intemimensional
  • Purpose: Fresh use, for juice, for ketchup and tomato paste
  • Ripening time: Medium
  • Timing of ripening, days: 105-110
  • Growing conditions: For open soil, for film greenhouses
  • Bush size: Tall

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Tomato Striped Chocolate – New 2019, represented in the category of varieties of amateur selection. Has a salad destination, suitable for cultivation in private farms. Culture is also known under the names Chocolate Striped, Chocolate Stripes.

Description of varieties

The grade gives tall bushes to 200 cm with powerful main escapes and medium-sized green leaves. Inflorescences are simple, widely placed on the stems, the first is laid high, over 9 sheet. Stalk Thick, durable, the plant looks strong even at the stage of seedlings. The root system is branched, which have to take into account when landing.

The main qualities of fruits

Tomato striped chocolate in immature form has green skin color, ripe fruit brown, covered with longitudinal strokes of marsh green. The average mass of one tomato is 300 g, there are up to 5 of them in the brush. The form of the fetus is distinguished by a strong ribbon, flat-core. The flesh is also unusual, with a small amount of seeds, fleshy and dense, because of high sugar, a little resembles watermelon in its structure.

Taste characteristics

The fruits are sweet, the pulp is distinguished by a saturated fruit aroma.

Ripening and fruiting

Tomato’s crop striped chocolate collected from July to September. Midhranny variety, fruits ripen for 105-110 days.

Yield

From 1 kV. m assembled up to 16.8 kg of tomatoes.

Dates of landing on seedlings and landing in the ground

Sowing tomatoes grade Striped chocolate is carried out taking into account the period of their vegetation – from March 1 to March 15. In the ground, seedlings are transferred later, from mid-May until June 5.

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

The density of plants in the greenhouse and the open soil should not exceed 4 units per 1 m2. Optimal is the distance of 60 × 50 cm.

Growing and care

Tomato gives high bushes in need of constant tissue. Formation recommended in 1-2 stems to obtain maximum yield. Passings are broken throughout the growing season, but only in the greenhouse. The procedure is repeated every 2 weeks. In the open ground from steaming, you can refuse.

When sowing seed, it is important to take care of the selection for them of a suitable nutrient medium. The best solution will be peat cassettes, in which the tall grade will receive a sufficient amount of substances necessary for the growth and development of substances. If the landing is performed in the tank, they are pre-disinfected. Immediately in open soil, the tomato striped chocolate can only be sown in the south, with the steady constant temperatures of more than 17-20 degrees.

The originator also recommends additionally practicing the immersion of seed in the growth stimulator. In beds, the nutritional soil must be loose enough. The optimal composition is considered a mixture of turf, sand and peat in equal proportions. If it is planned to transfer seedlings on the beds with blooming brushes, quite hardened and adult, it is enough to step up the soil with humus and ash. Growing young tomatoes is produced at temperatures up to +20 degrees.

Saplings obtained at home require acclimatization. They prepare them in advance to changing the temperature modes on the balcony, gradually increasing the time of stay outdoors. During the first week after a transplanting, it is worth preparation of a shelter for tomatoes in the open soil. Otherwise, during the acclimatization period, the bushes may die from supercooling.

Watering schedule for this variety is very important. Culture does not tolerate the convergence, but, with a lack of water, waiting for a rich harvest, it is unlikely to succeed. Optimally, if the plants will be planted from the very beginning to the land so that the earth is not covered with dry crust. Watering is organized with a frequency of 1 time per week, in the heat should be focused on the state of the soil and the general type of tomatoes. Waiting for greens – reason to change the moisture.

The choice of feeding also matters. Powerful shoots from this variety are perfectly formed and without nitrogen additive. But at the stage of ripening fruits, it is not worth neglected. We will need potash-phosphoric solutions or granules. Supplements in the form of wood ash, rewind and strongly diluted manure will be useful.

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 grade is declared by the originator as a resistant to the main infections of tomatoes. But he is still amazed by gray rot and phytoofluoro, not too well tolerate. Neglects prevention measures in this case, it is not necessary for sure, you can do the folk remedies – solutions of the economic soap, manganese or take copper sulphate.

Spraying from insects are also conducted 2-3 times per season, using chemical insecticides. In the open ground, plants require a frequent inspection, collecting the larvae of the Colorado Beetle when they identify them.

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

Striped chocolate is not afraid of night frosts, perfectly transfers temperature differences and sophisticated weather conditions. Sensitive to watering, in arid regions requires regular soil moistening.

Regions growing

The grade is focused on growing in Siberia and in the Far East, in the Urals and in the Lower Volga region, zoned for the Moscow region and the Central Committee, the North and North-Western regions. In the North Caucasus and in the Krasnodar Territory landed in open ground. In other cases, recommended greenhouse landing.

Review reviews

Striped chocolate has already managed to pass real tests on the sites of amateurs gardeners. Their opinion about this grade can be called positive. Reviews most often mentioned unusual, very sweet taste of fruits, their interesting painting color, favorably looking in salads. It is noted that when processing, the original properties of tomatoes are well manifested, ketchup and juice is obtained saturated, requires a smaller addition of sugar.

Interestingly, almost all indicate smaller growth rates of this intederminant tomato – even in the greenhouses, the bushes barely stretched to 150-160 cm.

Special flaws from this variety Dachnikov did not reveal. The only thing mention is mentioned – abundant education of steps. Otherwise, the variety is praised for the friendship of the appearance of germination and the full return of the crop, for the transportability of fruits and excellent resistance to disease. Both in greenhouses, and on the outdoor bushes during the season do not show signs of damage to fungus or other infections.

Sadders advise not to neglect feeding on the sheet to increase yields, as well as planting tomatoes in the ground without shelter to get a brighter taste.

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