Every gardener dreams of a good harvest, compares varieties and hybrids, chooses seeds carefully. Tomatoes "Red Dome" have long been popular for their good taste and fruit size. But these are not their only positive qualities.
Tomatoes Red Dome: variety description
|Variety name||Red dome|
|general description||Early maturing determinant hybrid|
|Ripening period||about 90 days|
|Average weight of tomatoes||150-200 grams|
|Variety yield||3 kg per bush|
|Growing features||Planting pattern - checkerboard or two-row, distance between rows 40 cm, between plants - 70 cm|
|Disease resistance||Resistant to most diseases|
Bred "Red Dome" by Russian breeders. In the state register of tomatoes, an entry about this hybrid was made in 2014.
"Red Dome" is a hybrid of F1, incorporating all the best characteristics of the varieties. Tomatoes are determinate, not standard, early maturing - about 90 days, have a common root system and a powerful stem up to 70 cm tall. Resistant to many diseases.
Suitable both for open ground due to its short stature, and for greenhouses. The yield of tomatoes is high, for the whole season up to 17 kg / m2, about 3 kg per plant.
The Red Dome has the following advantages:
- large fruits;
- high productivity;
- rich taste;
- long storage;
- does not deteriorate when carried;
- disease resistant.
In hybrids, flaws are rarely revealed, as the best qualities are chosen.
The yield of Red Domes can be compared with other members of the species:
|Red dome||3 kg per bush|
|Bobcat||4-6 kg per bush|
|Rocket||6.5 kg per square meter|
|Russian size||7-8 kg per square meter|
|Premier||6-9 kg per square meter|
|King of Kings||5 kg per bush|
|Stolypin||8-9 kg per square meter|
|Long Keeper||4-6 kg per bush|
|Black bunch||6 kg per bush|
|Grandma's gift||6 kg per square meter|
|Buyan||9 kg per bush|
- The fruit is large, with a pointed tip - the shape of a dome.
- Fleshy, dense tomatoes will be stored for a long time.
- The color of an unripe fruit is pale green, when ripe is dark red.
- They have many chambers, the dry matter content is high.
- The average weight of a Red Dome tomato is 150-200 g.
The variety tolerates transportation well due to the structure of the fruit. Tomatoes "Red dome" are large, do not crack, have a dense skin. They contain quite a lot of vitamins compared to some other representatives of tomatoes.
The weight of the fruit of the variety can be compared with others:
|Variety name||Fruit weight|
|Red dome||150-200 grams|
|Podsinsky miracle||150-300 grams|
|The president||250-300 grams|
|Pink Lady||230-280 grams|
|Bella Rosa||180-220 grams|
|Red Guard||230 gram|
|Crimson ringing||150 grams|
Cultivation is available throughout Russia. They are planted on seedlings in mid-March, having previously disinfected and soaked. Upon reaching 50 days, it can be planted in open ground, transplanted into a greenhouse with heating in April, if there is no heating in the greenhouse, they are planted in May.
Landing scheme - checkerboard or two-row, distance between rows 40 cm, between plants - 70 cm. Water at the root with plenty of water, not often. Top dressing is carried out according to the usual schedule - up to 5 times every 10 days with mineral fertilizers.
Requires pinching to the first brush. Tying is possible due to the abundance of heavy fruits. Loosening is preferred. It is permissible to grow even in cold regions, due to its short stature.
Diseases and pests
For prevention, you can treat late blight with kefir or copper sulfate 3 times during the growing period in the greenhouse. From unwanted pests, just in case, they are treated with microbiological preparations - "alivir", "binoram".
Large fruits of the "red dome" of rich red color and interesting shape will delight any gardener. Both adults and children will appreciate the excellent taste, due to the disposition to long-term storage, it will be possible to feast on healthy fruits for a long time.
A short description of the Red Dome tomato variety in the video clip:
|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|