Cherry tomatoes. Varieties of different color, taste and shape
Israeli breeders in 1973 bred cherry tomatoes, varieties of which have a genetic conditional ability to ripen almost simultaneously. It was necessary in the conditions of constant hot summer. Such tomatoes have become common for growing in countries with arid climate, such as Turkey, Spain, Egypt, Israel and the Netherlands. Producing countries, supplying the best varieties of cherry tomatoes to all corners of the world, made them popular and in demand.
In Uzbekistan, they began to cultivate cherry tomatoes - varieties of various colors. There are yellow, and red, and orange, and black. It combines their small mass (25-30 grams), the simultaneous ripening of all the fruits on one hand, the external similarity with the cherry.
Variety of forms and tastes
Scientists did not stop only on the size. Deciding to go even further in their breeding work, they provided a variety of cherry tomatoes for our choice - varieties not only of various shapes (in the form of a ball, a drop or an oval), but also of taste.There is a fairly large variety of dessert tomatoes with a sweet aftertaste resembling melon, raspberry and other known berries and fruits.
Because of its decorative qualities, this plant is grown not only for human consumption, but also for decorating personal plots. It can be planted on the beds, and in the greenhouse, and even in the room - on the windowsill. In order to grow the culture at home, choose cherry tomatoes, varieties that reach 40 cm in adult condition. There are also many high woven and bush cultures. At the first, fruiting hands reach about one meter in length, up to 18 units of yield are formed on them. Immature, they are very similar to large grapes. Be sure to use a support to prevent contact of the fruit with the ground.
Of the rather large variety of varieties should be distinguished tomatoes "suites" -cherry. The bush grows up to 2 meters in height, requires mandatory garters on the support and tearing off the stepsons.
Sowing, picking, watering, fertilizer, planting
Used for growing classic seedling method. Sow the seeds in boxes with earth, which is covered with a film to create the greenhouse effect. As soon as the seedlings grow, they are thinned, removing the weak and underdeveloped shoots.You can splash out seedlings, one plant - in each pot. Thus, favorable conditions for plants are created until it is time to plant them in the ground. It is necessary to water with separated water at room temperature. In principle, the cherry love moisture and loosening. Fertilize them as well as regular tomatoes. But when flowering be sure to pollinate with a soft brush or wand. Planted in open ground should be when the threat of late frost has passed. Use this type of tomato for canning. Very appetizing, they look in a jar with gherkins. Especially like these "beads" for children. Long stored in a torn state. They can even be dried.