Jubilee Tarasenko - this variety, many amateur vegetable growers planted annually in greenhouses and in open ground. The hybrid gained popularity in the 90s of the last century. Amateur breeder F. M. Tarasenko gave him a name in honor of his 75th birthday. In the article we will describe the characteristics of a tomato and you will be able to evaluate its merits and make the right choice before planting.
Description and characteristics of tomato
Tomatoes Jubilee Tarasenko lianovidnye, leafy weakly. Creating a new variety, the breeder used tomatoes from Mexico - the prolific variety San Marzano. From him, the Russian tomato has sustained immunity to phytophthora. Brown spotting does not threaten him either.
Tomato bushes grow up to 2 m and higher, the plant is indeterminate and to stop the top pinch to stop growth. The leaves of tomato is medium in size, not pubescent, wrinkled, looks like potato leaves. Tomatoes ripen in average terms, approximately in 120 days from the first shoots.
Stalk as pouring fruit need a strong support. The clusters of tomatoes are so huge that they often need a garter. About 30 tomatoes are formed in one bunch.
Tomatoes bloom violently and abundantly, even with a slight shedding of flowers, the set of fruits is consistently high. Fruits are round or heart-shaped with noses. The average diameter of a tomato is 7 cm.Tomato bush jubilee Tarasenko with fruits
The skin of the fruit is dense, bright red in the phase of maturity, shiny, green in unripe tomatoes. Fruits in the lower clusters are larger, weighing around 100 g, in the upper tiers shrink to 80 g.
From one bush they harvest up to 8 kg, in terms of 1 m² - 16 kg. Dense pulp is not suitable for the production of juices, but the fruits are ideal for salting, pickling, making winter and summer salads.
Advantages and disadvantages of the anniversary variety Tarasenko
Deficiencies in the variety are not noticed, but he has more than enough merits:
- Good and long stored.
- Not spoiled during transportation.
- The flesh has an excellent taste.
- Fruits are ideal for canning.
- Fruit for a long time.
Requirements for soil for planting
For liana-like tomatoes, high-quality agricultural technology is important. Bushes grow well in soil with a loose structure and normal acidity. The soil from the fungus should be shed fungicide. Respond well to the drug Fitosporin. They need to shed the soil on the ridge at least 7 days before transplantation.
The Jubilee Tarasenko seeds have a varietal feature. They sprout longer than seeds of other varieties. Given this, they need to be sown for seedlings a little earlier. Summer residents of Zauralye and Siberia start planting at the end of February.
Before planting, seeds should be soaked and kept in warm (40 ° C) water overnight. Pre they should be wrapped in a cloth. In the morning, squeeze out excess moisture from the napkin, put the seeds in a napkin in germination.
Sow the seed to seedling boxes. Use a light, loose soil. Sprinkle seeds with compost or horse humus. Thickness of a layer is 1,5 cm. The first shoots will appear in 10 days.Seed soaking before planting
Sprouts 5-7 cm long with 2-3 leaves you can dive. Dive into deeper boxes or in separate containers. Preference should be given to separate glasses. In them, the root system develops better and in the future tomatoes tolerate transplanting more easily.
Transplanting tomatoes in open ground
When transplanting seedlings into the ground, consider the peculiarity of the variety - a powerful root system that forms in an adult liana-like tomato. The roots go deep and wide. Often, tomato bushes of this variety are not planted. The best distance between the bushes is 1 m. With a lack of space, it can be reduced to 70 cm.
Taking into account the size of the roots we prepare landing pits. We make them quite deep (40-50 cm), fill with humus and ash. There is enough 1 bucket of dust, and 2-3 ashes of ashes. Ash must be sifted. Seedlings transship very carefully, protecting the roots from damage. Well water well.
Grade care after transplanting
Planted the plant, after 14 days do not forget to feed them. For these purposes, mullein is good. But until that time, transplanted seedlings do not even water. To feed the korovyakom or other organic (mineral) fertilizer on the day after watering.
Loosen the soil regularly after rainfall or watering. The absence of a crust, thanks to loosening, improves the oxygen supply to the roots and contributes to the full development of the tomato bush.
Do not forget about the formation of the bush. They usually lead to 2 stalks, at least - in three. All summer children struggle with stepchildren, remove them at least 1 time in 10 days.
With the growth of 1.7-2 m, the tip needs pinching.Right and wrong ways to water a tomato bush
Diseases and their prevention
Three times per season to treat plants containing copper. These treatments help against fungal infections. For the prevention of plant pests need to keep clean - remove all weeds. It does not hurt the inspection of the leaves.
Harvesting and storage rules
Those who have ever grown tomatoes Jubilee Tarasenko on their plots remember its peculiarity. Brushes, consisting of a large number of fruits, in the work all summer, since July. In them, some tomatoes have already acquired a bright red color, the second only turn brown, and still others only fit the state of milky ripeness.
Given this specificity, fruit picking should be carried out regularly. Having freed a bush from red and brown tomatoes, the summer resident contributes to the formation of new ovaries. Picked tomatoes successfully survive, regardless of the phase in which they were picked.
Fruits are stored at a temperature not higher than 20 ° C for a long time. Strong skin and firm flesh rarely suffer from mechanical damage.
This variety should definitely be in your collection. Huge clusters of small tomatoes with a spout are very picturesque. Not a single vegetable grower will be able to remain indifferent to them. Their consistent yield is convincing. Seeds Jubilee Tarasenko worth buying for the next season.