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This variety will undoubtedly interest all lovers of large yellow tomatoes. Possessing a number of remarkable properties, it is not difficult to care for and gives a good harvest. This is a variety called "The Golden King".
In our article you will find a lot of useful information about these tomatoes. Read the description of the variety in it, get acquainted with its features, study the intricacies of agricultural technology.
Tomato "Golden King": variety description
|Variety name||Golden king|
|general description||Mid-season determinant variety|
|Ripening period||100-110 days|
|Average weight of tomatoes||400-600 grams|
|Variety yield||8-10 kgs sq.m|
|Growing features||Standard agricultural technology|
|Disease resistance||Resistant to major diseases|
This type of tomato was bred in Russia in 2007. Received state registration as a variety in 2009, since that time it has earned popularity among lovers of yellow large-fruited tomatoes. This is a mid-early variety of tomatoes, from planting seedlings to the appearance of the first fruits of varietal maturity, it takes about 100 days.
The bush belongs to the determinant, standard type. Recommended by experts for growing in film shelters, but it is also possible in the open field. Popular among tomato lovers for its resistance to major diseases... The Zolotoy Korol tomato variety has a fairly good yield. With good care and the correct planting scheme, you can get from the square. meter in a greenhouse up to 8-10 kg of excellent fruits. In the open field, the yield does not fall significantly.
Among the main advantages of this variety, amateurs and professionals note:
- good productivity;
- resistance to major diseases;
- high taste;
- wonderful yellow color.
Among the shortcomings, it was noted that the branches of this bush need especially careful care in order to avoid breaking them off.
You can compare the yield of the Golden King variety with other varieties in the table below:
|Golden king||8-10 kgs sq.m|
|Russian size||7-8 kg per square meter|
|King of Kings||5 kg per bush|
|Long Keeper||4-6 kg per bush|
|Grandma's gift||up to 6 kg per square meter|
|Podsinsky miracle||5-6 kg per square meter|
|Brown sugar||6-7 kg per square meter|
|American ribbed||5.5 kg per bush|
|Rocket||6.5 kg per square meter|
|De Barao the giant||20-22 kg per bush|
- Ripe tomatoes are yellow and heart-shaped.
- They are quite large in size, 400-600 g, but real giants of 800 g are also found..
- The number of chambers is 6-7.
- The dry matter contains 5-6%.
These tomatoes are very good fresh. They also make a delicious juice rich in vitamins. They are not used for conservation, as they are too large. Representatives of this tomato variety are also very good in barrel salting.
You can compare the weight of this variety with others in the table below:
|Variety name||Fruit weight|
|Golden king||400-600 grams|
|King of the market||300 grams|
|Black bunch||50-70 grams|
|Sweet bunch||15-20 grams|
You can see the photos of the Golden King tomato further:
For growing in open ground, southern regions, such as the Astrakhan region, Crimea or the North Caucasus, are more suitable for this species. In greenhouse shelters, it can be grown in the middle lane, the yield from this does not fall or decreases slightly.
Among the features of this variety are its large-fruited and unusual yellow color for many. It should also be noted that it is resistant to many diseases. When growing, the branches are cut off, forming two stems; props and garters for branches are actively used to support the branches.
Harvested tomatoes tolerate storage and transportation well.
Diseases and pests
Although the "Golden King" is resistant to disease, in rare cases it can be exposed to such a disease as phomosis. To get rid of this disease, it is necessary to remove the affected fruits, and the branches should be sprayed with the preparation "Hom". Also reduce the amount of fertilizer containing nitrogen and reduce watering.
Dry spot is another disease that can affect this tomato variety. The drugs Antracol, Consento and Tattu are used against it. In the open field, this tomato is often affected by slugs and a bear.
A solution of hot pepper with dry mustard is used against slugs 1 spoon per sq. meter, after that the pest will leave. They fight the bear with the help of weeding the soil and the preparation "Gnome". In greenhouses, whiteflies are often infested. The drug Confidor will be actively used against it.
Tomatoes of this species are not very difficult to care for. It is enough to follow simple rules for the temperature and watering regime, tie and prop up the branches, then the harvest will delight you. Good luck to you.
We suggest that you familiarize yourself with a video about yellow varieties of tomatoes, including about the Golden King tomatoes:
In the table below you will find links to informative articles about tomato varieties with different ripening times:
|Super early||Early ripe||Medium early|
|Ultra-early f1||Early love||Golden king|
|Riddle||Apples in the snow||King London|
|White filling||Visibly invisible||Pink Bush|
|F1 Moscow stars||My love f1||The mystery of nature|
|Debut||Crimson giant||New Konigsberg|