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Oval tomatoes, painted bright red, look great in salting and no less appetizing in fresh vegetable salads.

Hybrids and varieties with such data have always been popular. The Red Arrow is a novelty from Russian breeders that has absorbed the best qualities of early ripening tomatoes.

In this article you will find a complete description of the Red Arrow variety, you can get acquainted with its characteristics, learn everything about the features of cultivation and the tendency to disease.

Tomatoes Red Arrow: variety description

Variety nameRed Arrow
general descriptionEarly maturing, semi-determinant hybrid for open ground and greenhouses
OriginatorRussia
Ripening periodup to 105 days
The formFruits are rounded-elongated
ColorRed
Average weight of tomatoes70-130 grams
ApplicationVersatile, good for canning
Variety yield27 kg per square meter
Growing featuresTomatoes tolerate shading well, therefore they are used to compact plantings of tall tomatoes.
Disease resistanceWell resistant to all diseases

Tomato Red Arrow is a semi-determinant early maturing hybrid (up to 105 days) that can grow in open ground and greenhouses. Depending on the cultivation technology, the bush can grow up to 1 or up to 1.5 meters. Read about indeterminate varieties here.

The plant has a high degree of resistance to major diseases. Does not form a stem. Fruits are round-elongated, covered with a thin strong skin, with a small spot at the base, which disappears when ripe. Color - red outside and inside, without pronounced light fibers.

The seed chambers are small, narrow, and semi-dry. They contain a small amount of small seeds. The average weight of one tomato is 70 g, rarely - up to 130 g. Transportability is average, stored in the refrigerator for no more than 5 weeks.

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

Variety nameFruit weight
Red Arrow70-130 grams
Premier120-180 grams
King of the market300 grams
Polbig100-130 grams
Stolypin90-120 grams
Black bunch50-70 grams
Sweet bunch15-20 grams
Kostroma85-145 grams
Buyan100-180 grams
F1 President250-300

The Red Arrow tomato variety was bred by breeders in Russia, registered in 2013. Red Arrow is suitable for cultivation in areas of risky farming, including the Middle Urals and Siberia. Grows well in the European part of Russia.

Characteristics

The purpose of the hybrid is universal. The fruits are well preserved and salted, their taste is harmonious in salads and when cooked. The average yield of one plant is 3.3-4 kg, from one square meter of plantings, on average, at least 27 kg of marketable tomatoes are harvested.

You can compare the yield of the Buyan variety with other varieties in the table below:

Variety nameYield
Red Arrow27 kg per square meter
Russian size7-8 kg per square meter
King of Kings5 kg per bush
Long Keeper4-6 kg per bush
Grandma's giftup to 6 kg per square meter
Podsinsky miracle5-6 kg per square meter
Brown sugar6-7 kg per square meter
American ribbed5.5 kg per bush
Rocket6.5 kg per square meter
De Barao the giant20-22 kg per bush

A photo

See below: tomato Red Arrow photo


Advantages and disadvantages

Advantages: evenness of fruits and harmonious yield of the crop, versatility of use and high resistance to diseases. No disadvantages.

Growing features

Red Arrow tomatoes tolerate shading well, so they are used to compact plantings of tall tomatoes. With sharp drops in humidity, cracking of the fruit does not occur. It is recommended to grow a hybrid through seedlings 55-60 days before planting in the ground or greenhouses. The recommended planting pattern is 50/40 cm (up to 6 bushes per square meter).

The plant does not need pinching or growth restriction. After the formation of 9-12 brushes, it is recommended to feed with microelements. Weekly fertilization (organic) and regular watering improve the quality of the fruit.

  • Organic, mineral, ready-made complexes, TOP of the best.
  • Yeast, iodine, ash, hydrogen peroxide, ammonia, boric acid.
  • Foliar, for seedlings, when picking.

When caring for tomatoes, do not forget about the watering regime, tying and mulching. These simple agronomic techniques can help you get a good harvest outdoors or in a greenhouse.

Diseases and pests

The hybrid is practically not affected by tomato diseases and control measures are rarely needed. To completely protect the tomato plantation from infections, it is recommended to regularly ventilate the plantings. You can also treat them with medicinal products twice a season.

As for pests, insecticides will perfectly protect from the Colorado potato beetle, spider mites, aphids and thrips.

The Red Arrow tomato is a relatively new hybrid that is rapidly gaining popularity among ordinary summer residents.
Amicable fruiting and a huge number of fruits on the bushes (up to 75 on each!) Make it a very valuable crop at their summer cottage.

Watch the video: how to choose tomato seeds for a good harvest

In the table below you will find links to other varieties of tomatoes presented on our website and having different ripening periods:

Early ripeMid lateMedium early
Raspberry ViscountYellow bananaPink Bush F1
The Tsar BellTitaniumFlamingo
KateF1 slotOpenwork
ValentineHoney fireworksChio chio san
Cranberries in sugarMarket miracleSupermodel
Fatimagold fishBudenovka
VerliokaDe Barao blackMajor F1


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