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"Big Mom" is a fairly new variety of tomatoes, but already well-established. Gardeners note the size of the fruits and their excellent taste.
Bred by breeders from the Russian Federation, originator - LLC "Gavrish". Registered in the State Register of the Russian Federation for growing in film shelters in 2015.
Read more about the characteristics of these tomatoes and about the features of their cultivation in our article. It also provides a complete description of the variety.
Tomato "Big Mom": variety description
|Variety name||Big Mama|
|general description||Super early determinant variety|
|Ripening period||85 days|
|Average weight of tomatoes||200-400 grams|
|Variety yield||10 kgs sq.m|
|Growing features||Standard agricultural technology|
|Disease resistance||Resistant to major diseases|
The plant is determinant - it has a limitation in growth. The bush is not standard, undersized, up to 60 cm tall. It has a strong stem with few leaves, several branches, evenly spaced on them with large fruits. Leaves of medium size, "potato" type, light green, wrinkled, without pubescence.
The inflorescence is simple, formed after the 7th leaf for the first time, then alternates with two leaves. Up to 6 fruits can form from one inflorescence. The stalk is articulated, holds the crop tightly - the fruits do not fall off. The plant has a rhizome powerfully developed in breadth, which provides all the conditions for excellent development and a large yield.
According to the degree of ripening, "Big Mom" is considered very early, the fruits begin to ripen on the 85th day after planting the seeds, subject to proper care. This variety is well resistant to the main diseases of tomatoes. (mosaic, powdery mildew, late blight). The variety was created for cultivation in greenhouse conditions; in some regions, cultivation in the open field is permissible.
The yield when grown in greenhouse conditions reaches 10 kg per 1 sq. M. In the open field - less.
You can compare the yield of the variety with others in the table:
|Big Mama||10 kg per square meter|
|Honey heart||8.5 kg per square meter|
|Summer resident||4 kg per bush|
|Banana red||3 kg per bush|
|Russian size||7-8 kg per square meter|
|Nastenka||10-12 kg per square meter|
|Broody||10-11 kg per square meter|
|King of Kings||5 kg per bush|
|Fat jack||5-6 kg per bush|
|Bella Rosa||5-7 kg per square meter|
Breeders always take care of breeding varieties with excellent qualities. "Big Mom" has the following worthy qualities:
- large fruits;
- do not crack;
- taste qualities;
- high productivity;
- immunity to disease;
- early maturity.
No pronounced shortcomings were found in this variety.
- Large, slightly ribbed fruits have a rounded shape with an elongation ("nose"), heart-shaped.
- Weight ranges from 200 to 400 g, with good weather conditions and proper care, larger fruits can be produced. In the open field, the yield is slightly less.
- The skin is dense, thin, smooth.
- The color of unripe fruits is typically green, while those of ripe fruits are bright red.
- Fleshy, sugary fruits have excellent taste.
- There are few seeds, located in 6-8 small chambers.
- The average amount of dry matter is.
- Storage takes a long time, it does not lose its shape during transportation.
You can compare the weight of the variety with other varieties in the table:
|Variety name||Fruit weight|
|Big Mama||200-400 grams|
|Garden pearl||15-20 grams|
|The president||250-300 grams|
|Pink Lady||230-280 grams|
|Bella Rosa||180-220 grams|
|Red Guard||230 gram|
|Crimson ringing||150 grams|
You need to store the harvest of tomatoes in a dark, dry place! Contains a large amount of lycopene. Lycopene is an antioxidant that is responsible for rejuvenating the body. The variety has really tasty juicy fruits, delicate sweetish pulp, the presence of some tomato sourness. Contains a high percentage of nutrients. The best way to use it is fresh, in raw salads, sandwiches.
When heat treated, taste does not disappear, suitable for preservation in slices. Suitable for the production of tomato products - pasta, sauces and juices.
You can see the Big Mommy tomato in the photo:
Cultivation is possible throughout the territory of the Russian Federation, in open field cultivation excluded in northern regions... As mentioned above, it is better to grow this variety indoors. "Big Mom" emerges quickly and amicably, the same fruits are formed and ripen quickly.
Sowing for seedlings due to the early degree of ripening can be carried out in late March, early April. Seeds require treatment with a disinfectant solution. Planting depth - about 2 cm. A pick when two well-developed leaves are formed. Containers for picking should be about 300 ml.
Watering is carried out without allowing water to enter the leaves. Top dressing with mineral fertilizers. A few days before planting in a permanent place, you need to harden the plants - open the window for several hours or take out the seedlings to the balcony. In early May, it can be planted in a greenhouse, the soil must be warmed up and dug up with humus. In open ground, planting is possible in a week.
Watering in the greenhouse - under the root with warm water. Top dressing every 10 days. Pickling is required every 2 weeks, the bush is formed into 2 stems. Stepsons more than 4 cm are not removed - you can damage the plant. A garter is necessary for vertical trellises due to the weight of the fruit.
The variety has strong immunity to most diseases and pests.
We suggest you familiarize yourself with the video material on growing an excellent tomato harvest. This information will be useful when growing tomatoes of the "Big Mom" variety:
|Early ripe||Mid late||Medium early|
|Garden Pearl||gold fish||Em Champion|
|Red Red||Market miracle||Lazy dream|
|Volgograd Pink||De Barao Black||New product of Transnistria|
|Helena||De Barao Orange||Giant Red|
|May rose||De Barao Red||Russian soul|
|Super prize||Honey fireworks||Pulka|