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Amber and sweet tomato Persimmon: agrotechnical characteristics and description of a tomato

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Hello, my name is Elizabeth and I am a real experimenter at the dacha: every year I try to plant new and new varieties of strawberries, cucumbers and pumpkins. Well, and tomatoes, of course.

One of my discoveries was a variety of tomatoes called Persimmon: large, golden in color and really similar to the southern guest. By the way, the variety is quite young: it was created in 1999.

Persimmon - a variety of tomatoes universal: you can grow it in a greenhouse without heating, and in open ground, and even on a window in your apartment. The height of the bushes - from 60 to 80 cm, branching is not very active, the leaves are also small.

But Persimmon can boast excellent fruits: by weight they can reach half a kilogram (usually 400-450g), the color is unusual golden. The variety has a sweet taste, it is almost absent sour. The flesh of tomato persimmon differ tenderness and juiciness.

The fruits of this variety are dietary, rich in potatoes and vitamins. Fruits ripen in about 110 days, begin to bear fruit closer to the end of the second summer month and end closer to frost. Up to 5 kg of fruits can be harvested from open ground from one bush, and up to 6 kg in a greenhouse.

Fruits after harvest can be stored in its original state for about 3 months. They are easy to transport than valuable too. Ideal for fresh consumption. However, for the conservation of persimmon also suitable: a thick skin that has this. Also, it turns out a good tomato juice and ketchup.

Temperature, soil

The best temperature for growing tomato Persimmon is from 22 to 26 degrees above zero. If the temperature drops to 20 degrees or below, it will negatively affect the yield.

That is why in the northern regions of the country it is best to grow the Persimmon tomato in the greenhouse. The land will fit the most common, garden, but it should be treated with Fundazole in a weak concentration.

Usually, Persimmon tomatoes are grown from seed. Do not forget to disinfect the seeds. To do this, use:

  • Phytosporin,
  • Aloe juice (we take part of water on a part of juice),
  • Soda (1 gram per cup of water),
  • Potassium permanganate (grams per 100 ml of water).

Important! If phytosporin is liquid, a drop of 100 ml of water is enough; take half a spoon of powder per 100 ml of water.

You can grow seedlings on the window and just in the room. In any case, the soil is also recommended to be treated before planting seeds. To do this, you can:

  1. Heat the earth in the microwave (a couple of minutes),
  2. Ignite in the oven (quarter of an hour),
  3. Disinfect with boiling water,
  4. Spill manganese (strong solution).

We consolidate the upper layer of the earth before planting the seedlings and make a centimeter groove here. We put the seeds here, but we don’t need to put them in large numbers in one groove. From above it is necessary for the first time to cover the soil with cellophane.

To understand when you need to plant seeds, you should clarify when the last frost in the spring is expected in your area. Sow the seeds should be two months before the first steadily warm days.

It is better to water them from a spray. This will allow the seeds to not float when watering. Do not forget to harden the seedlings: just take out a few minutes every day on the street. Every day we increase the time the seedlings stay on the street for a couple of minutes.

You can transplant when there are as many as three leaves. It is better not to do it after watering: let the leaves dry out. While we land in a greenhouse with good heating and lighting. On one meter we plant 3-4 shoots.

It is possible to transfer tomatoes to a permanent place only when there are as many as 6 true leaves on a sprout, and the height of sprouts reaches 0.15 m. It is best to give tomatoes a permanent place in greenhouses without heating.

The soil before planting is well loosened. It is also recommended to bring loamy turfy soil with manure (3 parts) and peat, which managed to decompose well (7 parts). The distance between the shoots should be about 40 centimeters. It is also recommended to add ash (10 kg per square meter) to the ground.

Several care features

Persimmon is a rather unusual tomato. Therefore, there are some features that must be considered when growing:

  1. Fruits can be picked immature: even outside the garden, they ripen perfectly,
  2. The grade "Persimmon" is located to a fitoftoroz disease. To prevent disease, plant no more than 4 bushes per meter,
  3. On the original "Persimmon" should be a green spot,
  4. To make it mature 7 days earlier, cut the stem above the base and insert a short stick into it.

“We grow orange tomatoes for a long time and love them a lot. Every year I take seeds, or I prepare it myself. I heard that sometimes they are half a kilogram, but I have never come across such beds. But grams of 350-400 copies were "

Variety description

The tomato has a bright appearance and excellent agrotechnical characteristics.

Firms that have commercially available seeds of this variety: "Aelita", "APD", "Garvish", "SeDek", etc.

According to the shape of the bush, “Persimmon” refers to a determinant, shtambovy plant, stopping growth upwards, when the fruit began to form on the tip of the shoot.

Next, the tomato grows from the stepson, making its way from the leaf, which is located lower.

Bushes have dense dark green foliage (which is typical for tomatoes), weak branches, about 70-80 cm in height.

In greenhouses, plant height can exceed 1m. Leaves reliably protect a fruit from the scorching sunshine.

It is recommended to plant no more than 9 bushes per 1 m2, preferably 3-4 bushes.

Flowers and fruits of tomato

"Persimmon" - mid-grade variety of tomatoes. On a bush simple inflorescences are formed. Each brush has an ovary of 3-4 tomatoes.

In unripe fruits, a green spot forms near the stem, when ripe, it disappears.

The first flowers are laid over 6-7 real leaf, and then every 1-2 leaves.

Mature fruits gain orange color. Round flattened they resemble a popular southern fruit. They have tender sweetish pulp. Tomato juice of this type is good for health because it contains lycopene, beta-carotene, trace elements, vitamins. It is noted that even immature tomatoes do not lose their taste.

At the initial stage of ripening, the fruits are covered with greenish spots, which subsequently disappear.

Yield

The view has a good yield. Tomatoes ripen in 85-110 days after logging in, it all depends on the weather.

Fruiting occurs in July, when planting seeds for seedlings in March, lasts for 5 months, almost to the cold. Tomato weight ranges from 230 to 340 g.

Sometimes it can reach 500 g. Tomatoes weighing 700 g are recorded. Greenhouse conditions make it possible to gather up to 6 kg of “Persimmon” from a bush. A typical garden bush produces about 4–5 kg.

The fruits have 6-8 chambers. Mature tomatoes contain 4-6% dry matter.

Transportability

Sales variety occupies a leading position among the previously bred species of tomatoes. The dense skin allows the torn crop to be stored in a dark place for 2–3 months, so they are well-suited for transportation.

Moreover, vegetables, picked in an unripe condition, are able to “reach” to maturity while in boxes. But some gardeners note that the fruits of this variety "lie" less than red varieties of tomatoes.

Benefits

Tomatoes "Persimmon" have their positive and negative sides. The positive characteristics include:

  • high yielding
  • dietary quality of the crop,
  • interesting taste
  • the universality of the use of mature tomatos,
  • good transportability,
  • long storage time.

It is recommended to use these tomatoes during the diet, because they have a low percentage of organic acids.

disadvantages

As for the cons, there are not so many of them. These include:

  • poor resistance to disease,
  • low level of parasite resistance
  • sensitive to the content of potassium and calcium in the soil.

The following recommendations will help to avoid mistakes and grow delicious sweet tomatoes.

Photo of tomato "Persimmon"

Planting and breeding

The peculiarity of the species is that the seeds are very small, besides there is very little of them in the vegetable. The number of chambers (departments where seeds are formed) in tomatoes is 6–7 pcs. You can buy seeds in specialized stores. But for the independent collection of seed stocks for the next season, will have to work hard.

Sowing seeds

Seeds are usually planted at the end of March. Preliminary they need to be treated with potassium permanganate.

Then for a short time left in a bowl with a liquid medium that enhances the growth of future bushes.

Meanwhile, evenly lay in the box quality and fertilized soil. After there is a weak solution of "Fundazol".

Seed germination, according to reviews of gardeners, from 50%. Shoots appear about a week after sowing.

Treated tomato seeds deepen into the ground by 1 cm, moisten with warm water, loosen, cover with plastic or food film and put in a sunny place. It is important to maintain a stable temperature - 23 ° C.

Transplanting

When the first shoots appear, the film cover must be removed. After a week after planting the seeds - to feed the seedlings with minerals.

Soon, two leaves will appear on the sprout that has broken through the ground. Now it is dived (transplanted) with single stalks into separate dishes.

In a month, when the last frosts are past, the seedlings will be ready for transplanting into the ground. Depending on the particular region - it usually falls on the end of April or May.

By this time, the height of the bushes usually reaches 15 cm. But up to this point throughout April, the sprouts are hardened: they are brought to the open air for 3-5 minutes in a place with sufficient sunlight. Gradually you need to increase the time the seedlings stay on the street.

If hardening is successful, seedlings can be transferred to shallow dimples. Do not forget to pre-pour fertilizer. Next, gently fill the roots with soil, lightly tamp everything.

Watering seedlings to produce at the root. To do this, use only pure warm water. After each procedure, "bathing" is required to loosen the soil.

To achieve an excellent harvest, it is important to spray the culture with an antimicrobial agent every 14 days, which will help protect it from diseases and parasites. In addition, the plant requires mineral and organic fertilizers.

According to the ripening period, this vegetable belongs to tomatoes of medium ripeness: 105–112 days required from sowing to harvest. Fruit ripening depends on many factors, it is:

  • air temperature,
  • quality soil
  • frequency,
  • the absence of diseases and parasites.

To obtain the desired results, you must have special skills in the care of the bushes. Therefore, before you buy seeds or seedlings of this variety, decide whether you are ready to grow whimsical tomatoes.

Periodically, you need to water the bushes and fertilize them with mineral-organic compounds. However, excessive moisture should not be allowed near tomatoes. Watering the variety should be 1 (maximum 2) times per day. Provide moisture to the earth preferably in the morning and evening, when there are no scorching sun rays. Watering is done at the root.

Fertilizer and dressing

Seeds of tomato "Persimmon" are planted in a normal substrate, brought from the garden. It should be slightly rammed and crushed by a thin layer of peat or another similar mixture.

Since this garden crop consumes a huge number of nutrients from the soil, the soil must be well fed. A weak solution of "Fundazol" is added to the fertilized substrate.

Growing varieties in the greenhouse

Farmers and gardeners usually do not have a problem where the wonderful tomato should be planted.

The purpose of agriculture - growing in greenhouses that are not heated, and in the soil under the open sky.

When growing these tomatoes in the greenhouse - will be the best yield. Also in the greenhouse it is easier to protect the seedlings from the aggressive environment. However, "Persimmon" unpretentious also when planting in open ground. But it is more suitable for the southern regions with a warm climate.

So, the greenhouse should be provided with good lighting. It is necessary to moisten the soil, loosen it well and hold small compacted grooves in it.

Should control the density of planting material. Between the stems should be a distance of approximately 35 cm - this will provide the bushes with a sufficient amount of free space. Do not forget about the density of plantings - 4 bush per 1 m². Thickened planting can provoke the defeat of seedlings of late blight and other diseases.

Land should be covered with glass or polyethylene. Air temperature should be in the range of 22–25 ° C. Lowering the temperature to 20 ° C leads to a significant decrease in yield.

So, the vegetable "Persimmon" is intended for growing exclusively in the southern latitudes of Russia or in the well-heated greenhouses of more northern areas. Compliance with these recommendations will give an excellent harvest, which will provide seven tomatoes for the whole autumn-winter period.

Diseases and pests

Tomatoes varieties "Persimmon" have susceptible to disease. The following are the main diseases that gardeners should know:

  • tomatoes "Persimmon" can be exposed viral disease, which will help to cope with an effective drug "Fitolavin",
  • at necrosis bush dies before the appearance of fruit. If damaged stalks are detected, they need to be burned, and the seed stock before sowing is disinfected,
  • late blight A very dangerous disease for tomatoes, which is caused by a fungus. Having noticed the first signs of this disease, it is necessary to immediately remove the infected areas so that the phytophthora of tomatoes does not spread further. Weeds should also be weeded regularly.
  • microsporiosis - A disease that is also caused by fungal spores. It develops if the temperature exceeds 23 ° C. First, the seedlings die leaves, stem, rotting fruit. The green part of the tomatoes dries. To get rid of microsporosis, the bush should be treated with a solution in which copper is present.

Agriculture can also be attacked by slugs, wireworms and whiteflies. Special treatment will protect the plant from insect attack. Variety "Persimmon" can also be protected from pests by planting a number of plants (garlic, onions). Pests do not tolerate the enzymes and odor secreted by these plants.

The above diseases and parasites pose a real threat to the harvest, since this crop is not resistant to adverse external factors. Diseases of culture lead to a significant decrease in yield, and sometimes to the destruction of the bush. Therefore, it is more suitable for gardeners with experience.

However, if you have the opportunity to pay a lot of attention to the care of the beds, then you will definitely succeed. With timely treatment - the culture fully recovers and bears fruit well.

Useful video

Learn more about the “Persimmon” tomato variety from the video below:

Thus, hybrid tomatoes "Persimmon" have combined the visual appeal, excellent taste, as well as high yield. Despite the fact that this tomato requires painstaking care - the result will delight your family with tasty and fragrant fruits.

Features of growing varieties: sowing seeds for seedlings

The characteristic and description of the tomato variety Persimmon would be incomplete, if not to say a few words about the cultivation of seedlings. Hybrid in open ground is planted mainly in the southern regions with a warm climate. In the central and middle zone it is better to use greenhouses, since the plant does not tolerate low temperatures poorly.

Sowing seeds for seedlings can start from the end of March. To do this, the usual land from a vegetable garden is suitable, from above you can pour a small layer of nutrient substrate.

Seeds of the persimmon variety have good germination (they grow up to 90% of the seeds), so they should not be sown very thickly.

Growing seedlings of tomatoes Persimmon is to comply with certain conditions:

  1. Capacity with sown seeds should be covered with a film.
  2. Do not allow temperature drops and its lowering below 23 degrees Celsius.
  3. Provide coverage. If necessary, install additional lighting so that the seedlings do not stretch out.
  4. Maintain a high level of humidity, while occasionally airing the “mini-hothouse”.

It is necessary to transplant sprouts into separate containers when 2 true leaves appear. In open ground, seedlings can be planted in May, as soon as the night frosts go.

Before planting seedlings, it must be hardened: take it to the open air, gradually increasing the time of stay.

Features further care

From the emergence of seedlings to the beginning of the fruiting of tomatoes, an average of 120 days pass, the first harvest can be taken as early as June. In conditions of a cold summer and a decrease in temperature to 20 degrees Celsius, fruiting will be later (in July).

Care for growing tomatoes has its own characteristics:

  1. Under the weight of massive fruits, the bushes often break, therefore it is necessary to put up supports and tie up the plant, especially the greenhouse ones.
  2. When growing tomatoes Persimmon - regular pasynkovanie tomato is a mandatory event. The plant is prone to heavy thickening of the bushes.
  3. To carry out daily watering under the root, followed by loosening the soil.
  4. For nutrition, tomato do mineral dressing.

Based on the characteristics and description of the varieties of tomatoes Persimmon, it is an excellent alternative for greenhouse cultivation, as well as for planting in the southern regions. With a little effort and effort, you can get high-quality and tasty fruit.

Advantages and disadvantages

The main advantage of the persimmon variety is its large-fruited, individual fruits reach 500 grams. Tomatoes are beautiful and juicy. From one bush removed 2-4 pounds of fruit.
The fruit contains a large amount of carotene and almost no organic acids. These tomatoes are ideal for diet food.

The variety is grown in greenhouses, greenhouses, open ground. Seed germination of 90 percent. Such indicators attract many gardeners.

Tomato harvesting can be carried out in an unripe form, the fruits ripen outside the bush, without losing their qualities. Tomatoes easily tolerate transportation, do not lose their appearance and are well stored.

When grown in unheated greenhouses and greenhouses, the crop is better than when grown in open ground.

The disadvantages include:

Variety demanding care. It is not resistant to diseases characteristic of this culture, especially late blight.

Bushes need to be tied up, as large fruits are pulled to the ground and this leads to the breaking of the plant.
The tomato does not like heat and is demanding for watering.

Features of growing and care

Tomatoes are grown seedlings. Sowing seeds produced in late March. Take the landing box. At the bottom, a layer of film is spread, and holes are cut to drain excess water. For drainage, a layer of coarse sand or eggshell is poured at the bottom of the box.

The soil can be bought universal, for vegetable crops, or you can make it yourself.
For the soil is taken part of the turf land, part of the river (sifted) sand, part of the humus, part of the peat, part of the coconut substrate. Everything is mixed and calcined in the oven for 25-30 minutes at a temperature of 90-110 degrees. Then the soil is spilled with a pink solution of potassium permanganate or Fundazole.

Before sowing, the seeds are soaked in a solution of potassium permanganate (for 25-30 minutes), then processed with any growth stimulator for 3-4 hours. After that, the seeds are lightly dried.

Grooves are made in the ground, seeds are distributed over the soil surface with an interval of 2-2.5 centimeters from each other. Crops are sprinkled with a thin layer of earth and slightly pressed. The earth is moistened with a spray gun. The box is covered with film or glass. The temperature of the content should be at least 22 degrees.

When the first shoots appear, the box is placed on the window sill, the shelter is removed.
When forming 2-3 main leaves, the seedlings are spiked in separate pots. Weak sprouts are removed.

With a lack of lighting for seedlings, additional lighting is provided with a fluorescent lamp. Light day should be 14-16 hours. The dazzling is done early in the morning and in the evening.

When grown in a greenhouse, seeds are sown in February, and transplanting is done in April. For the greenhouse seedlings do not need hardening.

When planting in open ground seedlings for 2.5-3 weeks before that, you need to start to take out into the fresh air, hardening begins with 15 minutes and ends with 4-6 hours.

In May, after the spring frosts pass, the seedlings land in the ground. A seedling should be at least 15 centimeters tall and have 6-8 leaves.

Land for planting need to dig and loosen. Planting tomatoes produced in rows or in the fossa. The gap between the bushes should be 30-35 centimeters. On a square meter is placed no more than 3 bushes.
Seedlings are planted with earthy clod. The plant is crimped with soil and watered gently at the root. To preserve moisture, the soil around the plants is covered with plant mulch.

Fruiting begins from the end of June - the beginning of July. Harvesting is extended for 4 months, until the first autumn frosts. For a bountiful harvest, plants undergo the process of pinching.

Care includes fertilizing with mineral and organic fertilizers, timely watering, loosening the soil and weeding.

When growing tomatoes in the greenhouse, greenhouse, you need to ensure regular ventilation or access of fresh air. High temperatures lead to diseases of tomatoes.

Watering plants need at the root. Watering is done in the morning or in the evening.

Tomatoes at high humidity are affected by late blight, first the stems turn black, then the fruit.
At the first signs of illness, diseased branches or plants are immediately removed and burned, otherwise the disease may spread to other bushes.

Healthy plants are treated with a solution of whey and iodine (10 liters of water for 1.5 liters of serum per 1 teaspoon of iodine).

Timely mulching and careful irrigation avoids this problem.

Proper care ensures a good harvest and avoids many diseases and pests.

Variety Persimmon is loved and appreciated by many gardeners, despite some difficulties in cultivation.

Gardeners reviews

I love tomatoes, especially in salads. The red fruits are already fed up and I decided to plant something special. The store caught the seeds of the persimmon variety, tried it and was very pleased. Very beautiful, fragrant and very tasty fruits.

I am engaged in growing tomatoes for sale. Last year, the customer asked me to grow something non-standard, and I chose the Persimmon variety. Tomatoes were large and beautiful. The variety transports easily and is fairly well stored. This year I decided to expand the plantation for this variety.

At the cottage, I plant several bushes of tomatoes every year. A few years ago, I saw a variety of persimmon near a neighbor and decided to bring it in my house. Planted 5 bushes and got a pretty good harvest. Now, from year to year, I highlight a new site for my favorite tomatoes. From summer to autumn I gather these sunny vegetables and delight their loved ones with them. Fruits are sweet, fragrant and look beautiful in blanks.

Tomato "Persimmon": description of the variety

Many gardeners love experimenting on their own plots. This variety was bred by experimental methods by Russian amateur gardeners. After registration in 2009, received official status of the variety.

This plant is about 70-90 centimeters average, but in good greenhouse conditions it can reach 120-140 centimeters, in this case it needs a garter. Belongs to mid-season varieties of tomatoes.

From the time the seedlings are planted to the fruit of the varietal maturity, 90-105 days pass. Is suitable for cultivation as in an open ground, so in greenhouses. By type of bush refers to the determinant, standard types of plants.

Tomatoes "Persimmon" are not particularly resistant to diseases, and therefore more suitable for experienced gardeners. But this is not a particular disadvantage, since with proper skills plant diseases can be easily avoided.

Specifications

Despite a certain capriciousness, he has a good yield. With proper care of the plant, you can get up to 4-5 pounds from a bush for the season. With a recommended planting density of 7-9 bushes per square meter. meter you can get a good harvest.

You can compare the yield of this variety with others in the table below:

Gardeners usually note the following positive qualities:

  • good yield
  • interesting taste,
  • the versatility of the use of fruits
  • good storage and long storage.

Among the disadvantages are weak resistance to diseases.

After the fruits have reached their varietal maturity, they acquire a bright yellow color. The shape is rounded, slightly flattened, similar to persimmon, hence the name of the variety. The average weight can reach 500 grams, but usually it is usually 350-400 grams. The number of chambers 6-8, the dry matter content in tomato reaches 4-6%. At the peak of maturity have a sweetish taste, and when the fruits are overripe, they give sour.

You can compare the weight of fruits with other varieties in the table below:

These tomatoes are famous for their versatility in use. They are very good for fresh consumption. Small fruits are great for conservation. Due to the high content of beta carotene, the juices obtained from such tomatoes are especially useful, the combination of sugars and acids makes them very tasty.

To see the fruits of tomato variety "Persimmon" can be in the photo:

What is the yield of tomato persimmon?

With greenhouse cultivation, the yield of one bush can be up to 6 kg, and when grown in open ground, it is possible to collect from 4 to 5 kg of ripe fruit from one bush.

The plant begins to fructify in the middle of summer, and the fruiting period in autumn ends, sometimes it can continue until the first frost occurs.

Fruits have following characteristics:

  • size - large
  • color of a peel - golden-orange,
  • the pulp is juicy and tender,
  • taste is sweet, sour is almost absent
  • the shape of the fruit is round.

The weight of one fruit can vary from 220 to 350 grams. Fresh tomatoes persimmon can be stored for 2-3 months, under the right conditions. This variety has a good transportability. Fruits can be used both in fresh and in processed form. These tomatoes are very well suited for preservation, as they have thick skin.

Please note that this variety of tomato is dietary. In its composition, vegetables have a lot of carotene and various organic acids. As for the description of the taste, it should be noted that if the tomato perespeet begins to lose its characteristics, and become acidic. The flesh is tender and juicyThe smell is pleasant.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of this variety?

Tomato persimmon has the following positive characteristics:

  • high yield
  • possibility of long-term storage
  • good taste
  • wide range of use.

Before planting such tomatoes, one should pay attention to such a negative characteristic as weak resistance to diseases and pests.

Features planting tomato persimmon

The first step is to plant the seeds. Note that this is twarm planttherefore, the optimum temperature for growth is 22–26 ° C. At temperatures below 20 ° C yield may fall.

Pay attention to the fact that one square meter can fit no more than 4 bushes.

If you do not have time to grow seedlings on your own, then you can buy it on a specialized market.

So you can save not only your time, but also select the best bushes for planting.

Persimmon tomatoes are great for growing outdoors, in regions such as the North Caucasus or the Astrakhan region. In the northern regions of Russia, this variety is grown in greenhouses. Whether the plant is calculated in the open ground or in a greenhouse does not affect the yield.

Description of the main subtleties of care for tomato Persimmon

To obtain a bountiful harvest, it is necessary to provide the plant with constant care. Tomato bushes are recommended to tie up to vertical supports. This is because the fruits are very heavy, so the stem can not always withstand them. If you do not hold the garter in time, the bush under the pressure of the fetus may break.

Make sure that the plant has the right nutrition. Periodically, it should be fed with mineral fertilizers. Watering this variety is recommended once a day. It is best to carry out watering in the morning or evening hours, otherwise the sun's rays can dry the ground very quickly and moisture will not have time to be absorbed. Watering should be carried out directly under the bush, so there is a greater likelihood that moisture will get directly into the root system.

The root system of the plant should receive the right amount of oxygen, so you should periodically loosen the soil.

Do not forget to remove the weeds, as they hinder the growth of young plants. If there are too many weeds, the tomato bush will not get the right amount of nutrients, so it may soon die.

Pay attention to the fact that this variety very poorly tolerates temperature drops, they can reduce the growth of the bush, and this, in turn, may adversely affect the yield. Frost can be disastrous for this vegetable.

Description of possible diseases

This variety of tomatoes is more suitable for experienced gardeners, as it has many characteristics that you should pay special attention to.

Especially carefully you need to follow the watering and lighting. This variety is often subjected to late blight, seeing the first signs of the disease, you should immediately remove the affected areas.

Often there is such a disease as microsporosis. It begins to develop when the air temperature is higher than 23 ° C. The presence of such a disease is indicated by the fact that the leaves begin to die off, the stem weakens, and the fruits begin to rot. The first symptom of this disease is the drying of the green part of the plant. In order to prevent the appearance of microsporosis, it is necessary to periodically spray the preparation with the composition containing copper.

Such tomatoes may also suffer from various viral diseases. One of the most dangerous diseases is necrosis, which can lead to the death of the bush before it begins to bear fruit. To combat this disease, experienced agronomists advise using a drug like Fitolavin. This tool is considered one of the most effective of a kind.

Pest control

Given the characteristics of such a tomato, it is very fond of insects. Persimmon tomatoes often suffer from such pests:

To combat wireworm, you should use a chemical such as Basudin. Do not forget that the acidic soil should be lime. The drug Confidor will help fight the whitefly. In order to overcome the slugs should be zolit soil, sprinkle with hot pepper and periodically loosen.

Please note that to protect the bushes from insect attacks can help not only chemicals, but also properly chosen neighboring plants. This is because certain plants can release air, enzymes and odor, which is unpleasant to most insects.

Description of the use of this variety of tomatoes in cooking

This type of tomato is equally good. for salads, second coursesso and for conservation. Thanks to its spicy taste, very tasty and unusual sauces are obtained. Interesting color helps to diversify even the most simple dishes.

As a result, it should be noted that if you, a novice gardener, plant persimmon tomatoes and you did not manage to achieve the desired result, do not worry. This variety is quite unpretentious, and not everyone is able to choose the right care from the first time. However, having created all the conditions necessary for normal development and growth, this vegetable will delight you with a tasty and abundant harvest.

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