Full description and characteristics of the variety of tomato Honey Spas
Each gardener seeks, planting on his site different varieties of tomatoes, to find resistant to weather changes, high-yielding with good taste. That is what Honey Spas is, the description and characteristics of which you will learn from the article.
Table of Contentswas bred in 2004 by Russian breeders under the leadership of Dederko. Honey can save spawn both in hotbeds and open beds. Treats grades of middle early term of maturing. The ripening period is 100-115 days.
It is recommended to grow this variety in regions with long warm summers.
Shrub tall, in open ground reaches a height of 150 cm, in greenhouses grows up to 200 cmThe fruits are slightly elongated, resemble a kidney in shape, have a rich yellow color. The flesh is juicy, sweet, with a small amount of seeds. The skin is dense, but not hard. Fruit weight 170-600 grams. In greenhouse conditions, the harvest is 14 kg per 1 sq. Km.meter. On open beds 6-7kg per 1 square.meter.
Tomato Honey Spas are often confused with Honey or Honey Dew. This type of tomato belongs to the pink varieties. The shrub is medium in size and reaches 120-150 cm in height. The fruits are round, rather large in size. The weight of a mature fruit is 350-500 grams. The taste is slightly sour.
Advantages and disadvantages of
. The Honey Rescue variety has such advantages as:
resistance to climatic changes;
high content of carotene and ascorbic acid( vitamin C) in fruits;
universality of cultivation( greenhouses, open ground);
is not prone to cracking;
high immunity to disease;
ease of care.
Among the shortcomings can be noted:
are not suitable for pickling due to the lack of acid in the fruit and the presence of large sizes;
stalks are weak, require garters to support and stuttering.
. Seed preparation.
. Seed is planted from March 5 to March 15.Before planting, it is necessary to prepare the seeds in the following sequence:
seed selection by soaking in saline solution;
disinfection with 1% solution of potassium permanganate;
seed growth treatment;
Preparing the soil
to mix soil with peat and sifted river sand in equal quantities;
add ash to the soil to normalize acidity.
For disinfection, it is necessary to pour a hot solution of concentrated potassium permanganate and steam it to get rid of the presence of pest larvae in the soil.