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Those gardeners who like large-fruited tomatoes are recommended to try a variety of the work of breeders of the Siberian Garden agricultural firm called Heavyweight of Siberia. The variety is included in the State Register of Russia. Recommended for growing on personal subsidiary plots.
We have prepared a complete description of the variety for you. Also in the article you can get acquainted with the characteristics, characteristics of cultivation, the ability to withstand various diseases of the nightshade.
Tomato "Heavyweight of Siberia": variety description
|Variety name||Heavyweight of Siberia|
|general description||Early maturing determinant variety|
|Ripening period||85-100 days|
|Average weight of tomatoes||400-600 grams|
|Variety yield||11-12 kgs sq.m|
|Growing features||Standard agricultural technology|
|Disease resistance||Prophylaxis against certain diseases is required|
Determinant variety of early maturity for growing outdoors. The height of the plant is from 60 to 75 centimeters, it is required to tie up not only the plant, but also the fruits, which can come off due to the large weight. Common leaf, green, medium size.
Poorly tolerates high (over 40 degrees Celsius) temperatures. Experienced gardeners note the similarity with the varieties of the Noble, Danko. In some catalogs he passes as a Siberian heavyweight.
Heart-shaped, rather large fruits weighing from 400 to 600 grams are formed on the plant.... The plant has fleshy, dense fruits. The number of chambers is from 4 to 6. Fruits are most suitable for consumption in the form of salads, as well as for preparations in the winter in the form of sauces, pastes, juice.
You can compare the weight of the fruits of this variety with others in the table below:
|Variety name||Fruit weight|
|Heavyweight of Siberia||400-600 grams|
|Golden Stream||80 gram|
|Salting miracle||90 grams|
|President 2||300 grams|
|Aphrodite F1||90-110 grams|
|Aurora F1||100-140 grams|
|Anyuta F1||95-120 grams|
In terms of yield (11-12 kilograms per square meter), the variety cannot be called a leader, but the size and good taste compensate for the other disadvantages. Although the plant does not exceed a height of 75 centimeters, gardeners do not advise planting more than 5 bushes per square meter of soil.
|Heavyweight of Siberia||11-12 kgs sq.m|
|Long Keeper||4-6 kg per square meter|
|American ribbed||5.5 from a bush|
|De Barao Giant||20-22 kg per bush|
|King of the market||10-12 kg per square meter|
|Kostroma||4.5-5 kg per bush|
|Summer resident||4 kg per bush|
|Honey Heart||8.5 kg per square meter|
|Banana Red||3 kg per bush|
|Golden Jubilee||15-20 kg per square meter|
|Diva||8 kg per bush|
Advantages of the variety
- Resistant to temperature drop;
- Large size of tomatoes;
- Good presentation;
- Decent portability.
- Low productivity;
- Poor tolerance to high air temperatures.
If you want to get larger (up to 800 grams), you need to remove stepchildren, and also prevent the number of ovaries from more than 7-8 pieces per bush.
Neutral, highly fertile soils are suitable. After planting, abundant watering, combined with fertilizing with mineral fertilizers. When 2-3 true leaves appear, a pick is required. Top dressing with complex fertilizer when planting in the ground, as well as when the first ovaries appear.
Diseases and pests of tomato
Some of the most common tomato diseases are root rot, late blight, tobacco mosaic. To prevent root rot, it is necessary not to thicken the planting and remove 2-3 lower leaves on the plant.
Spraying will help prevent late blight, 15-22 days after disembarkation, with a solution of potassium permanganate at the rate of 2 grams of potassium permanganate per bucket of water. After 2 weeks, treatment with a solution of Bordeaux mixture. For a bucket of water, 100 grams of copper sulfate and lime. Added for good adhesion of 2 tablespoons of laundry soap. Spray at the rate of 100-150 grams per bush.
Treating the seeds before planting for half an hour with a solution of potassium permanganate helps a lot against the tobacco mosaic virus. The solution is prepared at the rate of 10 grams of potassium permanganate per liter of water.
To combat the caterpillars of the winter and garden scoop, a solution of wormwood is used. Prepare it like this - in a bucket of hot water 300-350 grams of finely chopped wormwood, 2 tablespoons of laundry soap and a glass of wood ash. Mix thoroughly, after cooling, strain and spray the soil on the ridges.
A solution of black pepper will protect from a bear. Add 150 grams of black pepper to a bucket of water and water the soil around the plants after thoroughly loosening the soil.
|Late ripening||Early ripe||Mid late|
|Bobcat||Black bunch||Golden raspberry miracle|
|Russian size||Sweet bunch||Abakan pink|
|King of Kings||Kostroma||French bunch|
|Long Keeper||Buyan||Yellow banana|
|Grandma's gift||Red bunch||Titanium|
|Podsinsky miracle||The president||Slot|
|American ribbed||Summer resident||Krasnobay|