A wonderful variety of tomato Solaris was bred in Transnistria at the Research Institute of Agriculture. People call the Solaris variety "improved Perseus". Tomatoes of the Solaris variety are similar to the fruits of the Perseus variety, but there is no green spot at the base of the stalk.
The Solaris tomato variety turned out to be so successful that it was included in the State Register for the North Caucasus region as recommended for industrial cultivation in open space. No wonder. The yield is up to 89%, the yield is 539 centners per hectare. Excellent immunity and drought tolerance. Transportable. Lazy. Not a variety is a gift to a vegetable grower. Solaris was noticed by farmers and gardeners. The number of his fans is increasing every year.
Solaris tomatoes: variety description
|general description||Mid-season determinant variety|
|Ripening period||120-170 days|
|Average weight of tomatoes||120-170 grams|
|Variety yield||6-8.5 kgs sq.m|
|Growing features||Standard agricultural technology|
|Disease resistance||Resistant to most diseases|
Solaris tomatoes, characteristics and description: refers to medium-early varieties of tomatoes for universal use. The crop ripens in 107-115 days after germination. It was bred for growing in open ground, under a film cover, in greenhouses.
Determinant type bush. Its height is no more than 70 centimeters... Bushiness and leafiness are average. The first inflorescence is formed above 5 or 6 leaves, 5-7 fruits are formed in the cluster. Tomatoes are bright, red, slightly flattened, almost no ribbing. Average weight 120-170 grams.
Compare the weight of the variety with others can be compared in the table:
|Variety name||Fruit weight|
|Early love||85-95 grams|
|Black moor||50 grams|
For lovers of classics, the look is perfect. It should be noted that the yield is good. This quality is a big plus, since the yield of the variety is high and some of the fruits are processed. From one square meter, you can collect 6-8.5 kg of almost the same size fruit.
You can compare the yield of the variety with others in the table below:
|Solaris||6-8.5 kg per bush|
|Tamara||5.5 kg per bush|
|Inseparable hearts||14-16 kg per square meter|
|Perseus||6-8 kgs sq.m|
|Giant Crimson||10 kg per bush|
|Russian happiness||9 kg per square meter|
|Crimson sunset||14-18 kg per square meter|
|Thick cheeks||5 kg per bush|
|Doll Masha||8 kgs sq.m|
|Garlic||7-8 kg per bush|
|Palenque||18-21 kgs sq.m|
The classic appearance is matched by the classic tomato flavor. The fruits are fragrant, very tasty, fleshy. Seed nests 3 or 4. Suitable for salads only. The fruits are dense, tolerate transportation and even mechanized harvesting well, and are well stored.
These qualities indicate that the variety is suitable for cask pickling. Whole fruit canning is inconvenient - the fruits are large for standard containers... The juice from Solaris tomatoes is excellent, dry matter in it - 4.9%, sugar - 3.4%. Every housewife knows that their quality depends on the taste of tomatoes in salads. In this respect, Solaris is flawless.
Diseases and pests
And in this regard, the variety is also impeccable. Immunity is wonderful. Solaris is not affected by tobacco mosaic; it is moderately resistant to late blight, Alternaria, Fusarium, and Stolbur. Plants resist drought and high temperatures well. In the event that there are no potatoes nearby, the Colorado potato beetle will settle on tomatoes. It is dangerous primarily for young plants. When planting in open ground, the plants must be treated with a pesticide. The beetle rarely attacks grown tomatoes.
The main preventive measure is to plant tomatoes away from potatoes and peppers. They all belong to the nightshade family and share common diseases and pests. It is not necessary to plant tomatoes in areas where these crops were previously grown.
To get the harvest early, you need to sow tomatoes in the second half of March. Plant in the ground in the first half of May... The beds should be arranged so that it is easy to install the arched wire frame. Any greenhouse material is suitable for shelter. When the threat of frost has passed, the shelter is easily removed.
Seedling planting scheme - 50 by 40 centimeters... The best precursors for tomatoes are cucumbers, zucchini, cabbage, peas, beans, and beans. The Solaris variety is ideal for cultivation in summer cottages and household plots. Once you have grown it, you can no longer refuse it.
You can get acquainted with other varieties of tomatoes using the links below:
|Medium early||Mid-season||Super early|
|Golden king||Striped chocolate||Pink Impression|
|King London||Marshmallow in chocolate||Golden stream|
|Pink Bush||Rosemary||The miracle of the lazy|
|Flamingo||Gina TST||Salting miracle|
|The mystery of nature||Cow heart||Sanka|