Currently, none of the vegetable crops is used as widely and variedly as tomato. The main problem for the gardener is the right choice of tomato variety.
What tomatoes to choose so that it is tasty, and the harvest is high, and the care is minimal? In this article we will consider the tomato "Petrusha gardener" and a description of this variety of tomatoes.
Tomato "Petrusha gardener": variety description
|Variety name||Petrusha Ogorodnik|
|general description||Mid-season superdeterminate hybrid|
|Ripening period||111-115 days|
|The form||Resembles a cap|
|Average weight of tomatoes||180-200 grams|
|Application||Fresh, for juices and preservation|
|Variety yield||4-6 kg per bush|
|Growing features||Can be grown by cuttings|
|Disease resistance||Resistant to major diseases|
Tomato variety Petrusha gardener is one of the newest varieties bred by Altai breeders. Let's start with a description of the "Petrusha gardener" tomato. It is a hybrid of the superdeterminate type.
Standard bush, undersized, up to 60 cm high. When grown in a greenhouse, it can reach 1-1.2 meters. Tomato Parsley gardener medium early tomato, has a long period of active fruiting from July to October.
The bush is dense, undersized, with an abundant number of ovaries, leaves are juicy, dark green in color. Parsley tomato is a gardener resistant to diseases such as apical and root rot, late blight, leaf mosaic.
Tomatoes of the Petrusha gardener variety are distinguished by abundant fruiting, the fruits are bright, pink, oval in shape, resembling a cap (hence the original name of the variety).
Fruit weight 180-200 grams, can reach 300 grams. The variety has excellent taste and high sugar content. Parsley fruits are fleshy, strong, keep fresh for a long time.
You can compare the weight of parsley fruits with other varieties in the table below:
|Variety name||Fruit weight (grams)|
|The Golden Fleece||85-100|
And now we suggest that you familiarize yourself with the photo of the "Petrusha gardener" tomato.
This variety is suitable for open ground and greenhouses. The yield of the variety in the greenhouse is lower than in the open field, so it is preferable to grow Petrusha outdoors!
Tomatoes of the Petrusha gardener variety are suitable for all regions, including the northern ones, because it is bred in Siberia. Parsley also bears fruit well in dry conditions and does not require frequent watering.
Tomatoes are tasty fresh, well suited for canning, because fruits are medium-sized and strong, as well as for the production of juices.
The yield of tomato Parsley gardener (as it is also called) is 4-6 kg from one bush. The main feature of the variety is undemanding to pinching, excellent fruiting brushes are formed on all processes.
You can compare the yield of the variety with others in the table below:
|Petrusha the gardener||4-6 per bush|
|Gulliver||7 kg per bush|
|Lady Shedi||7.5 kg per square meter|
|Fat jack||5-6 kg per bush|
|Doll||8-9 kg per square meter|
|Summer resident||4 kg per bush|
|Lazy||15 kg per square meter|
|The president||7-9 kg per square meter|
|King of the market||10-12 kg per square meter|
Large clusters of fruits are formed through each leaf, the bush is low, but very lush, however, with abundant fruiting and a large number of side branches strewn with fruits, supporting stakes are necessary.
Another feature of the Petrusha gardener variety is the ability to grow by cuttings. To do this, you can use both stepchildren and the tops of branches, which must be placed in water or damp ground for 10 days.
Thus, with a minimum number of seedlings, you can constantly increase it, and the fruiting period increases accordingly. In order to feast on your tomatoes all winter, you can leave the bush indoors in a container, constantly break off and root the shoots. On the table you will have your own fresh tomatoes, and by spring, already mature plants.
- in twists;
- in two roots;
- in peat tablets;
- on Chinese technology;
- in bottles;
- in peat pots;
- without land.
If you still use the usual method of growing tomatoes, then the seeds for seedlings should be sown at the end of February or at the very beginning of March. After the appearance of two leaves, the seedlings dive, planting under film shelters is carried out at the end of April, in open ground - in May. Read about growing seedlings without picking here.
When planting, a tablespoon of superphosphate or nitrophosphate is added to each well. Then, after 10 days, top dressing must be repeated with complex fertilizers for tomatoes, spraying with a weak solution of potassium permanganate gives a good effect.
Top dressing is done every 10-15 days, many gardeners use folk remedies, watering with yeast infusion gives a very good effect. Do not forget that tomatoes do not like an excess of nitrogen fertilizers, that is, fresh manure applied in large quantities gives rise to green mass (leaves), but reduces the number of ovaries.
- Organic, mineral, phosphorus, complex and ready-made fertilizers, for seedlings and TOP of the best.
- Yeast, iodine, ammonia, hydrogen peroxide, ash, boric acid.
- What is foliar dressing and when picking, how to carry it out.
Diseases and pests
Tomato variety "Petrusha gardener" is resistant to major diseases, it is slightly affected by late blight and root rot.
Phytophthora is the most common and most dangerous fungal disease of tomatoes, it is called the "Black Fire".
To prevent these diseases, it is necessary to prevent thickening of the plantings, watering in the morning, be sure to ventilate the greenhouse, and also spray the plants with biological products such as Fitosporin, Zaslon, Barrier, use folk remedies (herbal infusions, mullein).
One of the effective folk remedies is spraying the leaves with milk whey, as well as an infusion of onion and garlic peels.
Mosaic leaves and apical rot are diseases that are also common among tomatoes.
When affected by mosaicism, the leaves acquire a variegated color (from light green to brown), the source of the disease is tomato seeds. In this case, the affected leaves must be removed, and the seeds must be calcined before planting.
Top rot is brown spots on fruits that occur when there is a lack of moisture, as well as an excess of nitrogen and a lack of calcium. To prevent top rot from hitting tomatoes, use ash, dolomite flour, crushed eggshells for fertilizing.
After getting acquainted with the description of the variety and the photo of the "Petrusha gardener" tomato, we suggest that you familiarize yourself with it on the video.
If you follow our advice, feed on time, water the tomatoes correctly, ventilate the greenhouse, use the necessary preparations and use folk remedies, you will get a lot of tasty, healthy fruits that also have dietary properties.
Below you will find links to tomato varieties with different ripening times:
|Medium early||Late ripening||Mid-season|
|New product of Transnistria||Rocket||Bakery|
|Pulka||American ribbed||Pear Red|
|Sugar giant||De Barao||Chernomor|
|Torbay f1||Titanium||Benito F1|
|Tretyakovsky||Long keeper||Paul Robson|
|Black Crimea||King of Kings||Crimson elephant|
|Chio chio san||Russian size||Mashenka|