Peach tomato variety was bred by specialists under the supervision of S.F. Gavrish for cultivation in open ground and greenhouses. It is listed in the Russian Register of Breeding Achievements 2002. The main growing areas are Russia, Ukraine, Moldova. Due to its downiness and bright color, stands out favorably on the garden and festive table. The description and characteristics of this variety are presented below.
Characteristics and description of tomato Peach f1
Variety Peach is a standard determinant plant with a strong stem, only 50-60 cm tall. The leaves are small, dark green, velvety. The first inflorescence is laid after 7-8 leaves, the next - after 1-2 leaves. The variety does not have high yields, there are 5-6 fruits on each hand, which hold tight and do not crumble.Peach Tomato Hybrid
Unripe fruits are light green, ripe fruits of an interesting creamy orange color. Have 2-3 seed nests. Fruiting begins at 85-95 day after planting. Fruits are small, rounded, pubescent. The weight of each is about 100 g. The yield of 6-8 kg per 1 m2.
Advantages and disadvantages
- interesting coloring;
- unusual taste;
- velvety skin;
- early maturation;
- cold resistant.
- low yield;
- poorly stored.
Features of growing varieties
For growing fit light, fertile soil. About a week before planting the ground need to dig with humus. Disinfection is performed by copper sulfate. Good predecessors will be:
Bad predecessor - potatoes.
SeedsTomato seeds Peach F1
To plant seeds for seedlings should be in early spring. Before planting, seeds are soaked in a solution of potassium permanganate for the prevention of disease. If desired, you can use a growth stimulator. Seeds spread on a damp cloth and placed in a warm place. After germination, they are planted in warm soil at a distance of about 1 cm between the plants and up to 1 cm deep. They are put in a warm place again, covered with a film until germs appear.
After the appearance of several leaves, the plant should be transplanted into separate containers or boxes at a distance of about 10 cm between the plants. They put the seedlings in a well-consecrated place, not forgetting to water it with warm water at the root of the plant. When the plant reaches 20-25 cm, it can be transplanted. Under conditions of warm weather, the plant is usually planted in open ground in mid-May. To adapt, seedlings are exposed to fresh air several days before planting.
It is necessary to dig holes with a depth of about 0.5 m. Add half a bucket of humus, 150 g of superphosphate, 25 g of potassium and urea, 40 g of ash to the holes for the tomato.Seedlings are planted at a distance of 0.5 m from each other, leaving a passage between the rows of 0.7 m. Transplantation is carried out in cloudy weather. Watering - infrequent and plentiful.
A week after planting, you can cover the soil with last year’s leaves with straw (sawdust can be used instead of leaves). Mulch has a beneficial effect on tomatoes. There are no weeds under the bushes, water is not sprayed, another source of nutrients appears. There is no need to pinch this variety. Tying - as needed, with abundant fruiting. Tie to pegs or trellis using synthetic material.Garter bushes are required only in the case of a variety of tomato fruits
Top dressing should start two weeks after landing in open ground. Korovyak impose up to half in a barrel, then topped up with water and insist 5 days. This solution is poured about 1 time per month throughout the growing season. Starting with the third feeding, you need to add 20 g of nitroammofoski and superphosphate to the solution. For a good laying of the fruit can be sprayed with a solution of boric acid at the rate of 2 g per 10 liters of water.
Diseases and pests
To protect plants from diseases and pests, it is necessary to comply with all agrotechnical measures.
Tomato Peach is quite stable in combating diseases:
- powdery mildew,
- late blight,
- brown spot.
Varieties are not afraid of bears, spider mites, tomato aphids. A common fungal disease in tomatoes is late blight. Manifested in the form of brown spots. In hot weather, the leaves dry, in the cold - rot. Diseases are more susceptible to unripe fruits. The first spraying is carried out after a couple of weeks after landing in the ground, then - in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. The development of the disease contribute to fogs, frequent fluctuations in temperature.
To prevent further spread of the disease, the stalks should be burned after harvesting. From folk remedies ash has proven itself. At 5 liters of ash must take 10 liters of water. Insist 3 days, stirring occasionally. Bring the solution to a volume of 30 liters, add soap there, to better stick to the leaves, process the plants.
The first fruits appear at the beginning of July. They look like a peach, which is a highlight of the variety. Tastes aromatic and sweet (contain up to 10% sugar), without sourness. Due to the low content of acid, a beneficial effect on digestion. The grade is universal in application.Harvesting Tomato Peach Begin at the End of June
Because of its decorative appearance, it is widely used to decorate dishes. Great for canning and salads. Used for processing on juices and pasta, dietary and baby food. Use as a dessert. The variety tolerates transportation, but is not suitable for long-term storage.
If you have not grown a peach tomato variety, be sure to try. Unpretentious care, bright coloring, with a delicate taste the vegetable will surprise you and your loved ones.