Detailed description and characteristics of the variety of tomato Lyubasha
Unstable weather conditions, diseases, and a huge number of phychosols create a barrier for gardeners on their way to a bountiful tomato crop. Breeders are working on new varieties of plants that could well bear fruit in these difficult conditions. One of these varieties is the tomato Lyubasha, a description and characteristics of which you will find in the article.
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Description and Characteristics of the
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Tomatoes Description of the CropThis is the first generation of plants, obtained by crossing two types of tomatoes. From the appearance of the first shoots to the first tomatoes 2.5 months pass. Designed for planting in:
Height 0.6–1 meter. The shape of the tomatoes are round, slightly flattened. They have a smooth, glossy, dense skin. The color of the fruit is red. Weight - 120 - 150 g. Tastes sweet, delicate. The flesh is fleshy.
Lyubasha - determinant view. Limited in height. At the top of the shoot formed ovary with the fruits. Therefore, it is not necessary to pinch it.
Suitable for fresh consumption or for preservation.
Advantages and disadvantages of Lyubasha
Advantages of tomato Lyubasha:
is an early variety.
does not require special care;
gives a good harvest;
resistant to diseases;
is easily transported, stored.
plant seeds cannot be prepared on their own;
the price of hybrid seed varieties is higher.
This variety is resistant to diseases, pests:
tobacco mosaic virus - TMV;
gray mold, etc.
It rarely gives in to diseases that other tomatoes destroy. Even if the disease struck the plant, it does not greatly affect the yield.
The plant is not capricious, does not require special care. Resistant to drought. Abundantly fruiting. Unpretentious to the soil, dressing, light.
Can be grown in any region of Russia.
Hybrid plant varieties cannot be obtained at home. This is done under laboratory conditions by specially trained people. Getting new species with the necessary qualities is a long, difficult, painstaking work, which affects their price.
It is better to buy such seeds in specialized stores, checked places. Seeds obtained from hybrid tomatoes can not be sown! Each time you need to buy them again. Since the hybrid seeds bear bad fruit.
Planting rules for seedlings
Seeds are planted in seedlings 50 days before planting in open ground. In central Russia - in mid-February, early March. Terms depend on climatic conditions.
It is recommended to treat the soil for seedlings, as it may be infected. This is done using:
strong solution of potassium permanganate.
The soil is kept at room temperature for 10 -12 days. Can use the turf ground, humus.
Seeds of hybrid tomatoes already processed by the manufacturer. But for greater certainty, you can put them in a solution of potassium permanganate. Then rinse under running water.
The seeds are planted as follows: in the grooves with a depth of 1 cm, the seeds are placed at a distance of 1 - 2 cm from each other, sprinkled with earth. The distance between the grooves - 3 - 4 cm. From above it is necessary to cover with a film, glass. Under favorable conditions, the first shoots appear after a few days.
In order for the seeds to germinate, the temperature in the box with the soil should be 25 - 30 0 C. It should be put in a warm place.
A pick, a transfer, should be done after the appearance of the 1st true leaf. At the same time pinch the tip of the main root. This is done to strengthen the adventitious roots. It is preferable to transplant with a clod of earth around the root. Seedlings are fed every 2 weeks, 2 times after transplantation. To do this, use complex fertilizers.
Transplanting tomatoes into open ground
By the time of transplanting into open ground, the plant should have:
height 20 - 25 cm.
If the seedlings have these qualities, it can be planted. For this, it is advisable to choose a well-lit area.
You can replant if the weather is warm without night frosts. On average after May 25th. When planting in each pit, it is preferable to pour fertilizer, wood ash.
Lyubasha is not picky about the soil.
Optimally plant no more than 4 -5 bushes per 1m2.The distance between the bushes should be 30-40 cm. Special care is not required, but it is necessary:
to carry out preventive measures to combat parasites;
to feed complex fertilizers;
loosen the soil;
It is important to leave 2 - 3, and better 1 - 2 stems, the rest to clean. In this case, the harvest will be more. Top dressing - 3 times a month. For better nutrition, it is necessary to roll up 2 - 3 times a month. Watering mode - 1 to 2 times a week at the root, more often on hot days( no more than 1 time in a greenhouse), 5 liters for each bush. It takes time to tie the bush to the peg. This is done to ensure that tomatoes are not on the ground. Up to 8 tomatoes can form in each stem.
Do not over-water and fertilize the plant. This leads to the development of the vegetative part, which will affect fruiting.
For the prevention of disease, you must follow some rules:
do not re-moisten the soil;
observe crop rotation;
isolate tomatoes from potatoes, eggplants;
select disease resistant varieties;
observe the required distance between the bushes;
in time to remove dried plants from the site;
If diseases and pests managed to settle on the site, insecticides and fungicides will come to the rescue.
Storage and harvesting of tomatoes
Get an average of 5 kg from one bush. All fruits ripen at about the same time. To increase the yield for 20 days before picking tomatoes is required to stop watering.
It is easy to store. They do not crack, well tolerate transportation over long distances. That allows you to grow them not only for home use, but also for sale.
Tomato Lyubasha - an excellent variety of plants, both for the balcony and for the garden plot. It has a number of advantages: early ripening, undemanding, high yield. Store and transport it is no problem. Fruits can be used for any purpose.