Tomato "grove of groves": photos and reviews about the yield of the variety
The majority of summer residents are dissatisfied with the grownharvest, because it is very difficult to choose a variety that will combine high yields, ease of care and, of course, excellent taste. But with access to the horticultural market of the hybrid variety "marina grove" these problems have disappeared.
Tomato "grove of groves" is an unusually rich,stable and reliable variety, which refers to the indeterminate type of hybrid early maturing tomatoes. Mostly it is bred in greenhouses, but subject to the rules of care and temperature conditions in the southern climate, it is not excluded to land in the open ground.
The bush grows to 150-170 centimeters in height, has a powerful stem, which is highly branched, for this reason the recommended density of planting is 1 m2- 2-3 plants. With this density, the tomato variety "marina grove" forms a large number of brushes, on which eight to nine fruits are knotted, weighing up to 170 grams, which provides high yields of 15-17 kg per square meter.
Fruits hang from the branches with a bright red cascade, they have rounded forms and ripen almost all at the same time.
Tomato "grove of groves" is adapted to low illumination, transportation and temperature changes. Perfect for growing in winter and autumn.
Advantages of the variety
When breeding this variety, breederstried to take into account all the main problems that arise in the summer residents when growing greenhouse tomatoes. In the end, a completely new tomato "grove of groves" appeared. Reviews, photos, yields indicate that the variety is really of superior quality and has several advantages:
- early maturity;
- pleasant taste with a little sourness;
- resistant to various fungal and viral diseases, as well as to an unstable climate;
- well tolerates transportation;
- has high preservation and yield;
- versatility of application;
- fruit ripening at one time.
The disadvantages of the variety are not so significant, but still they exist. These include:
- unfortunately, the "grove of groves" is better cultivated in the greenhouse or in the southern regions of the country;
- the need for additional care: the elimination of stepchildren and gartering.
Characteristics of fruits
Tomato "grove of groves" has a delightfulappearance. On the bush, the fruits are close together, they have the same shape. As time goes on, the fruits from green to brown, and then get a bright red color.
Fully ripened tomatoes have a dense,absolutely smooth and smooth skin. They tastes slightly sourish. Due to the dense texture, they easily pass any heat treatment, so they are ideal for pickling and preserving, as well as for various sauces and juices. Therefore, tomato "grove of groves", a photo of which can be seen in the article, is widely distributed among truck farmers.
How to grow
As already mentioned, this type of tomato is intended for planting in a greenhouse. For this reason, seeds should be planted in seedlings at the end of February.
In the greenhouse tomato "marina grove" recommendplanted in late April - early May. As a rule, by this time the seedlings have already grown stronger. In heated greenhouses with high-quality lighting and heating, these tomatoes can be grown all year round.
To collect the maximum yield,pay particular attention to the soil in which tomatoes will grow. They need a land enriched with organic elements and minerals. Therefore, before planting, the soil is loosened and superphosphate, humus or any vitamin mixture added.
After the seeds sprouted, on the seedlingsappeared two or three leaves, it must be dived. To do this, select the suitable containers (pots, cups) size 10 x 10 centimeters and transplant. After the picking, it is necessary to adhere to the temperature regime: in daytime - up to +22about, and at night - not less than +16about.
In a couple of weeks after the transplant, it is desirable to feed the seedlings. You can use a fertilizer nitrofoska. As a rule, to make up, use a tablespoon of fertilizer per 10 liters of water.
Planting plants in the greenhouse can be 20-25 days after the pick. The soil in the greenhouse must be heated. Transplant seedlings preferably with the land in which they grew.
Tomato "Marina Grove" reviews are positive. Gardeners say that when growing this variety does not require much effort. Care consists in watering, in periodic fertilizing and pasynkovaniya.
The formation of a bush should be started whenshoots already have more than 8 leaves. Since this variety is characterized by intensive growth, pasynkovanie and removal of the lower leaves must be made before the end of vegetation.
In general, stepchildren on tomatoes are formed withfirst inflorescence. You need to delete them when they are not more than 5 centimeters, otherwise the parading will be useless. It is recommended to conduct the procedure systematically - once a week. The very first process is not removed, but all subsequent ones must be cut off. Thus, the bush should consist of one stepsons and a main stem.
Sprinkling of the seedlings is carried out slightly warm water, about 2 times a week. It must be ensured that the soil in the greenhouse is always slightly moist.
Fruits in the process of formation and growth need to be recharged. Complex fertilizers can be used for these purposes.
Diseases of the variety
Tomato "grove of groves" is not subject to disease,which suffers most of the greenhouse tomatoes, such as tobacco mosaic, cladosporium and fusariosis. Therefore, when growing this variety does not have to deal with fungal and viral diseases.
As for various types of pests, theirThe presence can be observed only in summer and in spring. Most often it's slugs, as in the greenhouse there is increased humidity. To get rid of them, you need to open the greenhouse for ventilation.
The hybrid variety of tomatoes "marina grove" refers toplants of premium class. Growing this variety on your site, you will get tomatoes that have an excellent taste. In this case, the variety does not require special care, it is resistant to diseases and pests.