An ideal variety for beginner gardeners - tomato "Roma" F1. Description, characteristics and photos of the tomato "Roma" VF

An ideal variety for beginner gardeners - tomato

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Tomato "Roma" will primarily interest novice gardeners, as it is very undemanding to care for. Farmers will be interested in its long-term fruiting, as well as good yield.

Tomato Roma is a cultivar made by American breeders. More precisely, you cannot call it a variety. This is a group of tomatoes with the general name "Roma". Let's talk about two of the most famous - tomato "Roma" and tomato "Roma" VF.

Tomato "Roma" F1: variety description

External formPlum-shaped, slightly elongated.
ColorWell pronounced red.
Average mass55-70 grams in open ground, up to 90 grams in shelters and greenhouses.
ApplicationIdeal for pickling whole fruits, good taste when processed into sauces, lecho and other tomato products.
Average yield14-16 kilograms per square meter of landings.
Marketable conditionExcellent presentation, good safety during transportation.

Tomatoes "Roma" F1 of medium ripening, with a powerful bush of determinant type. Recommended for planting on open ground in southern Russia, other areas require planting seedlings in a greenhouse or a film-type shelter.

The bush reaches a height of 65-75 centimeters. The number of leaves is average, the shape and color usual for a tomato. The best result when forming a bush with one stem with a garter to a vertical support.

"Roma" F1 is resistant to tomato diseases such as verticillium wilting and fusarium. It reacts poorly to high humidity, in which there is almost no pollination of flowering brushes, the possibility of infection with fungal diseases increases sharply.


Advantages of the variety:

  • determinant type of bush;
  • duration of fruiting;
  • disease resistance;
  • good safety during transportation;
  • high productivity.

The disadvantages include poor tolerance to high humidity.

As for the yield, you will find the data on it below:

Variety nameYield
Roma14-16 kg per square meter
Striped chocolate8 kg per square meter
Big Mama10 kg per square meter
Ultra-early maturing F15 kg per square meter
Riddle20-22 kg per square meter
White filling8 kg per square meter
Alenka13-15 kg per square meter
F1 opening18.5-20 kg per square meter
Boney M14-16 kg per square meter
Room surprise2.5 kg per bush
Anyuta f112-13.5 kg per bush

A photo

Below is the tomato "Roma" F1 in the photo:

Tomato "Roma" VF: description

External formSlightly elongated, ovoid, often with a well-defined spout.
ColorRed with green streaks disappearing as it ripens.
Average weight60-90 grams.
Productivity per square meter13-15 kilograms per square meter.
Marketable conditionGood presentation, excellent preservation with long-term storage of fresh tomatoes.

Tomato bush "Roma" VF determinant type, reaches a height of 55-60 centimeters... The average ripening period, from planting seeds to receiving the first ripe tomatoes, takes 118-123 days. Leaves are medium in size, green in color. When growing, it is recommended to tie the stems to a vertical support to prevent the bush from lodging under the weight of the formed fruit. Resistant to fusarium and verticillium, but very easily infected with late blight.

The weight of the variety can be compared with other tomatoes in the table below:

Variety nameFruit weight
Roma60-90 grams
Ballerina60-100 grams
Favorite F1115-140 grams
Tsar Peter130 gram
Peter the First30-250 grams
Black Moor50 grams
Apples in the snow50-70 grams
Samara85-100 grams
Sensei400 gram
Cranberries in sugar15 grams
Raspberry Viscount400-450 grams
The Tsar Bellup to 800 grams

The plant does not tolerate increased humidity, temperature changes. Under unfavorable conditions, the bushes stretch in height and a sharp decrease in plant productivity. The best yield when forming a bush with two stems. Requires constant regular removal of stepchildren.

h2> Advantages and Disadvantages

The advantages include:

  • disease resistance;
  • good productivity;
  • high level of fresh fruit preservation.

Disadvantage - easily gets sick with late blight.

Growing features

There are no special differences in cultivation in comparison with tomatoes of other varieties. Planting seedlings, picking, planting seedlings on ridges, watering, feeding, processing do not differ from the general rules for caring for tomato plantings.

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.

On the territory of Russia, tomatoes Roma and Roma VF are not widespread. On sale there are varieties of domestic selection with the best yield indicators, adapted to growing in the conditions of Russia.
As you can see, Roma tomatoes have a similar description. We hope this article has helped you understand the differences between tomatoes of this variety.

Late ripeningEarly ripeMid late
BobcatBlack bunchGolden raspberry miracle
Russian sizeSweet bunchAbakan pink
King of KingsKostromaFrench bunch
Long KeeperBuyanYellow banana
Grandma's giftRed bunchTitanium
Podsinsky miracleThe presidentSlot
American ribbedSummer residentKrasnobay

Watch the video: La Roma III Tomatoes, as they grow through the summer. (June 2022).


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