A recognized favorite of gardeners - tomato variety Pink Cheeks

A recognized favorite of gardeners - tomato variety Pink Cheeks

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Although the Pink Cheeks tomato is a relatively new variety of tomatoes, it has already won the recognition of a huge number of gardeners. The taste of its large fleshy fruits will not leave anyone indifferent. Why is he so attracted to many? Because it has a lot of positive characteristics.

In our article you will find not only a complete and detailed description of the variety, but also get acquainted with its characteristics and cultivation features.

Tomatoes Pink cheeks: variety description

Variety namePink cheeks
general descriptionMid-season determinant variety
Ripening period108-115 days
The formFlat-round
ColorRaspberry pink
Average weight of tomatoes200-350 grams
Variety yield5.5 kgs sq.m
Growing featuresStandard agricultural technology
Disease resistanceResistant to major diseases

Tomato Pink Cheeks is a medium early variety, since from the moment of planting the seeds to the final ripening of its fruits, it usually takes from 108 to 115 days. The height of the determinant bushes of these tomatoes is from 70 to 90 centimeters, but when grown in a greenhouse they can reach up to 1.5 meters. They are not standard.

This variety is not hybrid and does not have F1 hybrids of the same name... It can be grown both in greenhouses and film shelters, and in unprotected soil. The pink cheeks tomato is characterized by excellent resistance to Alternaria, Fusarium and Verticillium wilt.

This variety of tomatoes is characterized by large flat-round fruits, after ripening they have a bright crimson-pink color. Unripe fruits are characterized by a green color with a dark spot near the stalk. The brush usually contains three to five fruits. The weight of these tomatoes ranges from 200 to 350 grams... The fruits are multi-chambered and have an average dry matter content.

Their dense, fleshy flesh tastes great. These tomatoes have good transportability and are suitable for long-term storage.

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

Variety nameFruit weight
Pink cheeks200-350 grams
Yellow giant400 gram
Inseparable hearts600-800 grams
Orange Russian280 gram
wild Rose300-350 grams
Thick cheeks160-210 grams
Garlic90-300 grams
Rookie pink120-200 grams
Cosmonaut Volkov550-800 grams


Tomatoes Pink cheeks were bred by Russian breeders in the 21st century. Tomatoes Pink cheeks are suitable for growing in all regions of the Russian Federation, as well as Ukraine and Moldova. According to the method of consumption, the pink cheeks tomatoes are universal, as they are ideal both for preparing fresh vegetable salads and for canning. This variety has a high and stable yield. From one square meter of planting, you can get 5.5 kilograms of fruit.

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

Variety nameYield
Pink cheeks5.5 kg per bush
Fleshy handsome10-14 kg per square meter
Premium4-5 kg ​​per bush
Marissa20-24 kgs sq.m
Petrusha the gardener11-14 kg per square meter
Katyusha17-20 kg per square meter
Debut18-20 kg per square meter
Pink honey6 kg per bush
Nikola8 kgs sq.m
Persimmon4-5 kg ​​per bush

Tomatoes of the Pink Cheeks variety have the following advantages:

  • Large-fruited combined with early maturity.
  • High marketability and taste of fruits.
  • Transportability of fruits and their good keeping quality.
  • High productivity.
  • Versatility in the use of fruits.
  • Disease resistance.

This type of tomato has no significant drawbacks.

Growing features

The first inflorescence on tomato bushes. Pink cheeks usually form above the sixth to eighth leaf, and the rest - through one or two leaves, but they can also be located directly one after another. This variety is characterized by the evenness of fruits in the inflorescence and on the plant, regardless of the season. It belongs to thermophilic crops.

Planting seeds for seedlings takes place from 1 to 10 March. For this, pots filled with a nutrient mixture are used, the size of which is 10 by 10 centimeters. Before planting in open ground, the seedlings should be in pots for 55 to 60 days... During this period, it is necessary to fertilize with complex fertilizer two or three times. As soon as one or two full-fledged leaves appear on the seedlings, they are dived.

Landing in open ground occurs in the second decade of May. The seedlings need to be hardened a week before. For landing, you should choose a sunny place, securely sheltered from cold winds. These plants will thrive best in loamy soil. The distance between plants and between the rows should be 50 centimeters. If you want to get an early harvest, you need to plant the seedlings in the garden in early May and cover them with transparent film before the onset of warming.

There are a huge number of ways to grow tomato seedlings. We bring to your attention a series of articles on how to do this:

  • in twists;
  • in two roots;
  • in peat tablets;
  • without picking;
  • on Chinese technology;
  • in bottles;
  • in peat pots;
  • without land.

The main activities for the care of these tomatoes are regular watering, weeding and loosening of the soil, as well as fertilizing with mineral fertilizers. These tomatoes can be grown with or without a garter.

Diseases and pests

These tomatoes rarely suffer from diseases, and special insecticidal preparations will help prevent pests from attacking your garden.

Proper care of tomatoes Pink cheeks will provide you with a rich and stable harvest of unique tomatoes that you can use both for sale and for personal consumption.

How to harvest your Pink Cheek seeds can be found in the video below.

You can get acquainted with other varieties of tomatoes using the table:

Super earlyMedium earlyLate ripening
AlphaKing of giantsPremier
Salting miracleSupermodelGrapefruit
BullfinchBear PawRocket
DebutKing penguinRocket
AlenkaEmerald appleSnowfall F1

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