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High-yielding and moisture tolerant - tomato variety "Titanic" f1


At the beginning of the season, summer residents often face the question of what to plant this year, which variety of tomatoes to choose?

There are tomatoes that are sure to interest the owners of low greenhouses. With their low growth - only 50-65 cm, they will delight you with the size of the fruits. This variety is called "Titanic" and it is one of the best among the bunch tomatoes.

We will tell you more about them in our article. In it you will find not only a complete description of the variety, but you can also get acquainted with the cultivation features and the main characteristics.

Read more about this interesting tasty tomato in our article.

Titanic tomatoes: variety description

"Titanic" is an indeterminate, standard tomato variety. Refers to mid-early species, from the moment of planting seedlings to the appearance of the first fruits of varietal maturity, 100-110 days pass. Low plant 50-65 cm... This tomato variety is intended for cultivation in unprotected ground and in greenhouse shelters.

Due to its small stature, it feels good even on the balcony of a city apartment and gives good results in terms of yield. Has a high immunity to fusarium and nematodes. Ripe fruits have a magnificent, beautiful presentation. They are dark red in color and round in shape. The tomatoes themselves are not very large, about 120-140 gr, rarely found up to 250 gr. The fruits contain about 5% of dry matter, the number of chambers is 4-5.

The taste is pleasant, sweetish, typical for tomatoes. The harvested crop tolerates long-term storage and transportation, for which it is liked by many amateurs and farmers who grow tomatoes in large volumes for sale and processing.

The Titanic tomato variety was developed in Russia. Received state registration as a recommended variety for growing in open ground and greenhouses in 2000. Since that time, it has enjoyed well-deserved attention from farmers and amateur gardeners.

Tomato "Titanic" f1 will harvest in warm southern regions such as the North Caucasus, Crimea, Belgorod, Voronezh and Krasnodar Territory. In such places, it can be grown in unprotected soil. In the regions of central Russia and in the Urals, plants must be covered with a film, in more northern regions it grows only in greenhouses.

You can compare the weight of the fruits of this variety with others in the table below:

Variety nameFruit weight
Titanic120-140
Bella Rosa180-220
Gulliver200-800
Pink Lady230-280
Andromeda70-300
Broody90-150
Buyan100-180
Grapefruit600
De Barao70-90
De Barao Giant350

Characteristics

The fruits of this type have excellent taste and are very good fresh. Due to their small size, these tomatoes are well suited for conservation and barrel pickling. They also make great juice and pasta. With good care, you can collect 5-7 kg from one bush... The permissible planting density is 3-4 bushes per sq. m. Thus, you can collect 25-35 kg, depending on the conditions. This is a very high yield indicator.

In the table below you can see what the yield of other varieties of tomatoes is:

Variety nameYield
Titanic25-35 kgs sq.m
Grandma's giftup to 6 kg per bush
Brown sugar6-7 kg per square meter
Premier6-9 kg per square meter
Polbig3.8-4 kg per bush
Black bunch6 kg per bush
Kostroma4.5-5 kg ​​per bush
Red bunch10 kg per bush
Lazy15 kg per square meter
Doll8-9 kg per square meter

The main feature of the Titanic tomato variety is its yield, it is quite high. Disease resistance is also worth noting. The short stature of the plant can also be attributed to the features.

Among the main positive qualities of this type of tomato, amateurs and experts note:

  • disease resistance;
  • friendly ovary;
  • very high yield;
  • the possibility of growing in an urban environment;
  • high commercial qualities;
  • tolerance for lack of moisture.

The disadvantages of the variety include the fact that "Titanic" is very capricious to feeding in the active phase of growth. It should also be noted the obligatory pinching in one stem, poor tolerance to temperature fluctuations, this decreases the yield.

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Growing features

Stepsons grow poorly, which makes it easier to care for the plant. The trunk of the plant needs a garter as it is weak. The branches are literally strewn with fruits and are under heavy stress and must be fixed with props. The bush is formed into two or three stems, but more often three. During development and active growth, it needs fertilizing containing potassium and phosphorus.

Diseases and pests

From possible diseases, like many other varieties, it is prone to late blight. To get rid of this disease, it is necessary to reduce the moisture content of the soil and air, reducing watering and regularly ventilating the greenhouse. In the future, the bushes should be treated with the drug "Fitosporin". For the rest, only prevention is needed.

Outdoors, especially in the southern regions may be affected Colorado potato beetle, the Prestige remedy is used against this pest. The preparation "Bison" will help from the nightshade miner.

When grown on the balcony, no significant problems with diseases and pests were noted.

As you can see, this type of tomato does not require much effort. A gardener can handle this type of tomato without much experience and get a very good result. Good luck on your personal plot!

In the table below you will find useful links about tomato varieties with different ripening times:

Mid lateMid-earlySuper early
Volgogradskiy 5 95Pink Bush F1Labrador
Krasnobay F1FlamingoLeopold
Honey fireworksThe mystery of natureShchelkovsky early
De Barao RedNew KonigsbergPresident 2
De Barao OrangeKing of the GiantsLiana pink
De Barao BlackOpenworkLocomotive
Market miracleChio chio sanSanka


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