Patient gardeners, who have the opportunity to expect and receive good yields of tomato, are recommended for breeding this crop. The tomato of the Titan variety is great for owners of low greenhouses, the size of its bushes suggests cultivation even on the balcony. Let's get acquainted with its description and characteristics.
The contents ofcharacteristic determinant, shtampovan. Suitable for gardeners who do not wait for the first harvest in the middle of the summer season, is considered to be middle-aged in maturation.
The height of the bushes on the description reaches 60 centimeters .Some gardeners believe that the culture can do without garter, but this opinion is wrong. Numerous fruits, formed on almost every branch, can break a tomato bush.
The weight of each tomato varies from 80 to 120 grams , color shade - from pinkish to red. One shrub is able to give up to 5 kilograms of fruits.
The vegetable tolerates transportation very well and is able to remain in a cool place for quite a long time. Such features only make the use of the crop wider. Often, Titan is designed to implement.
Breeding history and region of growth
The variety is obliged by the breeders of the North Caucasus for its appearance, and was officially registered in 2000.Since then, it has been successfully cultivated not only in greenhouses, but also in unprotected soil conditions.
runs from four to five months from the time the seedlings are planted and until the fruits are ripe. .For this reason, Titan is most popular in the south of the Russian Federation and in the CIS countries.
Advantages and disadvantages
The results of plant cultivation helped to reveal a number of advantages in it:
- resistance to fungal disease;
- low growth bushes;
- the possibility of growing in the garden, in the greenhouse and even at home;
- excellent product features;
- fruit flatness;
- excellent taste;
- possibility of long transportation;
- plant resistance to lack of moisture.
All this helps gardeners choose Titan for themselves. Especially this variety is respected by those who do not have the opportunity to be at their summer cottage all summer season.
It will be fair to note that tomato has negative signs:
- it does not tolerate a decrease in temperature ;
- during growth, fertilizing compounds should be made very carefully;
- later maturation harvest.
is best suited for planting seedlings. Seed material is selected, soaked in a solution of potassium permanganate to prevent various diseases. Floated seeds are removed on the surface - they are not suitable for planting.
This does not apply to store seeds - they are processed by industrial methods.
Planting material is aged in a solution for up to twelve hours .During this time, preparing the soil composition. The earth is ignited in the oven, mixed with river sand and wood ash.
You can fit into individual cups or boxes of .Upon completion of sowing, the soil is watered with warm water, the containers are covered with plastic wrap, put in a warm place. As soon as the first shoots appear, the boxes can be opened.
Watering should be carried out regularly, open the boxes on the other side, so that the seedlings can grow evenly. Picks are done when the first leaves appear. At the same time, the seedlings can be fed with mineral fertilizer compounds. Hardening of plants begins approximately ten days before transplanting into the ground .
Transplantation of seedlings in the open ground
For the southern regions of Russia, this time falls to as of May , the central part carries out the transplant at the beginning of summer .If you plan to grow in greenhouse conditions - everyone can carry seedlings in May .
If the soil is sufficiently fertilized and regular feeding is carried out, seedlings can be planted using the scheme, nine bushes per square meter of .Before transplantation, the soil is spilled with a solution of copper sulfate, and mineral fertilizers are applied to each well.
. Conditions of growing
. During the entire vegetative period, weed must constantly remove weeds, loosen the soil, irrigate and make mineral components. Once a month it is allowed to use organic compounds, but their number should be moderate.
To improve yields, should be formed to form a bush by pinching two to three stalks. During active growth, the culture should be constantly fed with fertilizers containing potassium and phosphorus.
Peculiarities of fruiting of the
variety To improve the yield, it is recommended to follow the advice of experienced gardeners:
- sowing of seeds should be carried out a couple of months before the proposed movement of seedlings to the ground;
- preceded by tomatoes must zucchini, cucumbers, carrots, dill, parsley ;
- optimal landing option - scheme "fifty to forty" centimeters ;
- watering begins two weeks after transplantation, acting as necessary;
- The garter is performed as it grows so that the bush does not break.