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Every year, as soon as the first April sun warms up, all gardeners think about which variety to choose for planting?
After all, each of them wants to collect a bountiful and tasty harvest, make preparations for the winter and surprise friends with interesting hybrids.
Recently, an interesting variety called "Supermodel" is gaining great popularity among gardeners, and we will talk about it. We will tell you about the features of cultivation and the main characteristics, we will provide a complete description of the variety.
Tomato Supermodel: variety description
Tomato Supermodel is medium early in terms of ripening, from planting seeds to the appearance of the first ripe fruits, it takes 100-120 days. This variety is a determinant standard plant, it grows into a small compact bush 60-80 cm in size.
The leaves of the plant are usually dark green in color and small in size. Ideal for outdoor cultivation. The Supermodel tomato is one of the best new low-growing tomato varieties... The plant is unpretentious and has good tolerance to diseases such as brown spot and cracking of fruits.
The fruits of this tomato are beautiful, graceful elongated, for which they got their interesting name. Unripe fruits are light green in color, ripe ones become dark red and oblong. The pulp density is average, the number of chambers is 2-3, the dry matter content is 5-6%. The mass of fruits is small, about 100-120 g, the taste does not differ in features.
You can compare the weight of fruits of the Tolstoy Jack variety with others in the table below:
|Variety name||Fruit weight (grams)|
This variety belongs to the Altai selection and was bred in 2012 at the same time and received its registration number. The Supermodel tomato variety was bred in Altai and is well suited both for growing in central Russia and in the southern regions, the main condition is a sufficient amount of sunlight. The Altai Territory, Tatarstan, the Volga region, the Crimea and the Caucasus are considered optimal regions for growing. Not recommended for Siberia and the Far East.
This variety is absolutely universal, it is very good to use it fresh in salads and first courses.... Also, its graceful elongated fruits are perfect for pickling and dried. Many housewives process ripe fruits into juice and tomato paste. Due to the balanced content of sugars and acids, "Supermodel" is rightfully one of the most delicious undersized varieties.
The yield of this type of tomato is not too high, with good care 7-8 kg per 1 sq.... With poor care and watering, the yield decreases to 4-5 kg, and the number of ripe fruits also depends on the growing region.
You can see the yield of other varieties in the table below:
|Supermodel||7-8 kgs sq.m|
|Kate||15 kg per square meter|
|Nastenka||10-12 kg per square meter|
|Crystal||9.5-12 kg per square meter|
|Dubrava||2 kg per bush|
|Red Arrow||27 kg per square meter|
|Golden jubilee||15-20 kg per square meter|
|Verlioka||5 kg per square meter|
|Diva||8 kg per bush|
|Explosion||3 kg per square meter|
|Golden heart||7 kg per square meter|
See below: Tomato Supermodel photo
Advantages and disadvantages
Many gardeners have already identified the main pros and cons of this hybrid. The advantages of "Supermodel" include the following qualities:
- excellent presentation;
- high taste properties;
- unpretentiousness and strong immunity;
- fruits perfectly tolerate transportation and long-term storage;
- versatility of use both fresh and in the form of blanks;
- unpretentiousness to the ground.
The obvious disadvantages are:
- low productivity;
- capriciousness to sunlight;
- exactingness to weeding and timely fertilization.
- Organic, mineral, phosphorus, complex and ready-made fertilizers, for seedlings and TOP of the best.
- Yeast, iodine, ammonia, hydrogen peroxide, ash, boric acid.
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Features of the variety
For 1 sq. m. of soil are planted 3-4 plants. Like most undersized varieties, it does not require pinching. Tall specimens need a little support. The soil around the plant must be regularly loosened; in the phase of active growth, it is necessary to use fertilizers. Growth regulators can be used to accelerate seed germination.
Diseases and pests
This variety has excellent immunity, but it can still be subject to diseases such as phomosis. To get rid of this disease, it is necessary to remove the affected fruits in a timely manner, and the branches and leaves must be treated with the "Hom" preparation.
They also reduce the amount of nitrogen-containing fertilizers and reduce watering. Dry spotting is another unpleasant phenomenon that can affect this tomato variety. The drugs Antracol, Consento and Tattu are usually used against it.
In the fight against Colorado beetles, chemicals will help: Aktara, Corado, Regent, Commander, Prestige, Lightning, Tanrek, Apache, Tabu
As can be seen from the description, the Supermodel variety has not in vain earned the respect and love of both amateur gardeners and farmers throughout Russia.
Take a closer look at this unpretentious and short handsome man in the tomato family and he will not disappoint you. Have a good garden season and high yields!
Watch the video: how to grow tomatoes outdoors
In the table below you will find links to tomato varieties with different ripening periods:
|Mid-season||Mid late||Late ripening|
|Bovine ears||French bunch||Russian size|
|Roma f1||Yellow banana||King of Kings|
|Black Prince||Titanium||Long Keeper|
|Lorraine beauty||F1 slot||Grandma's gift|
|Stellate sturgeon||Volgogradskiy 5 95||Podsinsky miracle|
|Intuition||Krasnobai f1||Brown sugar|