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Danko's tomato is heart-shaped. This variety is known and loved by many gardeners. Its large fruits taste good. It is possible to grow bushes of this tomato on open ridges, as well as in film shelters and greenhouses. For growing on farms, it is not very suitable because of its thin skin, and therefore poor transport tolerance.
We will tell you in more detail about this variety in our article. In it you will find a complete description of the variety, its main characteristics and cultivation features.
Danko tomato: variety description
The bush of the plant is of a determinant type, on open ridges it grows up to 45-55 centimeters. When planted in a greenhouse, it can reach 1.2-1.5 meters in height. A variety with medium early ripening. Fresh fruits after emergence can be harvested in 106-112 days.
A bush of medium branching, the best yield results are shown when formed with 3-4 stems. The number of leaves is small, medium-sized, green, slightly corrugated.
The lower leaves are advised to be removed as the bush grows, to increase the degree of airing of the soil. The plant does not require pinching; when planting in a greenhouse, tying the stems to a support is required. Gardeners like it not only for its good taste, but also for its resistance to dry conditions. Although in a drought, the number of formed tomatoes is somewhat reduced. In the brush, the first fruits grow the largest, and those that are on the edge of the brush are much smaller.
|Country of origin of the variety||Russia|
|Fruit shape||Heart-shaped, with medium ribbing|
|Color||Unripe light green, ripe red - orange with a dark green spot at the stalk|
|Average weight||150-300, when grown in a greenhouse and well maintained 450-500 grams|
|Application||Salad, good taste in salads, sauces, lecho|
|Average yield||About 3.0-3.5 kilograms per bush, 10.0-12.0 kilograms when planting no more than 4 bushes per square meter|
|Marketable condition||Good presentation, poor preservation during transportation, due to the thin skin of the fruit is prone to cracking|
See below: Danko tomatoes photo
Advantages and disadvantages
Main advantages varieties:
- determinant, relatively compact bush;
- excellent taste of ripe tomatoes;
- dense, fleshy fruit pulp;
- quick ripening of the removed green tomatoes;
- undemanding regular watering;
- original appearance of tomatoes;
- good yield.
You can compare the yield of the variety with others in the table:
|Danko||10-12 kg per square meter|
|Honey||14-16 kg per square meter|
|Premium||4-5 kg per bush|
|Samara||11-13 kg per square meter|
|Argonaut F1||4.5 kg per bush|
|Malachite Box||4 kgs sq.m|
|Tamara||5.5 kg per bush|
|Pink fleshy||5-6 kg per square meter|
|Ob domes||4-6 kg per bush|
|Icicle red||22-24 kg per square meter|
- poor safety during transportation;
- the need for tying when growing in a greenhouse;
- poor ability to form fruit in adverse weather conditions.
Seedlings are planted at the end of March. In the period of 2-4 true leaves, a pick is carried out and seedlings are fed with mineral fertilizer. Danko tomatoes are transferred to the ridges with 7-8 leaves, the plant may bloom.
The optimal planting scheme for no more than four plants per square meter... During the growth and formation of fruits, 2-3 additional fertilizing with complex fertilizer is required. Do not forget about removing weeds and loosening the soil in the hole, after which watering is required. Gardeners who love to grow large tomatoes must plant the Danko tomato variety on their site. Fleshy, tasty tomatoes with fruits of the original shape are not too demanding to care for and are suitable for cultivation even for novice gardeners.
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