Tomato hybrids are an excellent choice for novice gardeners. Greenhouse and greenhouse owners will love the Ilyich F1 hybrid, which is bountiful and disease resistant.
You can learn more about tomatoes by reading the article. In our material you will find a complete description of the variety, and its characteristics with the characteristics of cultivation.
Tomato "Ilyich F1": variety description
|general description||First generation indeterminate hybrid|
|Ripening period||100-105 days|
|The form||Fruits are flat-rounded with noticeable ribbing.|
|Average weight of tomatoes||140-150 grams|
|Application||Can be used for salads, side dishes, mashed potatoes, juices, and canning|
|Variety yield||5 kg per bush|
|Growing features||Standard agricultural technology|
|Disease resistance||Has good disease resistance|
Ilyich F1 is a successful hybrid of the first generation, early maturing, high-yielding. The bush is indeterminate, not too sprawling, reaching 1.5 m in height. The amount of green mass is moderate, the leaves are simple, dark green. Tomatoes ripen in clusters of 3-5 pieces.
Medium-sized fruits, weighing 140-150 g... The shape is flat-rounded, with a noticeable ribbing at the peduncle. Ripening, Ilyich F1 tomatoes change color from apple-green to bright orange-red. The pulp is dense, the number of seed chambers is small. The taste is rich, not watery, sweet with a slight sourness.
Variety Ilyich F1 of Russian selection, recommended for growing in greenhouses and film shelters. In regions with a warm climate, it is possible to plant tomatoes in open beds.
And in the table below you will find such a characteristic as the weight of fruits in other varieties of tomatoes:
|Variety name||Fruit weight (grams)|
|The Golden Fleece||85-100|
The yield is high, up to 5 kg of tomatoes can be harvested from the bush... The fruits are perfectly stored and can be transported. Tomatoes can be picked green and ripen quickly at room temperature. Tomatoes can be used for making salads, side dishes, mashed potatoes, juices, and canning.
Among the main advantages of the variety:
- excellent taste of fruits;
- high productivity;
- tomatoes are suitable for fresh consumption, salads, canning;
- resistance to major diseases (fusarium, late blight, verticillosis).
There are practically no disadvantages of the variety. The only negative characteristic of all hybrids is the inability to collect seed from self-grown tomatoes.
As for the yield of other varieties, you will find this information in the table:
|Ilyich||5 kg per bush|
|Banana red||3 kg per square meter|
|Nastenka||10-12 kg per square meter|
|Olya la||20-22 kg per square meter|
|Dubrava||2 kg per bush|
|Countryman||18 kg per square meter|
|Golden jubilee||15-20 kg per square meter|
|Pink spam||20-25 kg per square meter|
|Diva||8 kg per bush|
|Yamal||9-17 kg per square meter|
|Golden heart||7 kg per square meter|
Like other early maturing varieties, Ilyich F1 tomatoes are sown for seedlings in early March. It is advisable to treat the seeds with a growth stimulant, this will significantly improve germination. Read more about seed treatment here. The soil should be light, consisting of garden soil, humus mixed with washed river sand... Planting is carried out with a depth of 2 cm, sprinkled with a layer of peat on top of the planting and sprayed with warm water.
After the appearance of the first sprouts, the containers are exposed to bright light. Watering is moderate, when the topsoil dries up. Only warm settled water is used. When the first pair of true leaves unfolds, the seedlings dive into individual pots. At this age, mineral feeding is required with a full complex fertilizer. It is possible to use nitrogen-containing preparations that help young tomatoes to build up green mass.
The transfer to the greenhouse begins in the second half of May. The soil is carefully loosened, fertilizers are introduced into the holes: superphosphate, potash complexes or wood ash. For 1 sq. m you can knead no more than 3 plants. Immediately after planting, the bushes are tied to a support. The tomatoes are formed into 1 or 2 stems, the lateral stepchildren of the tomato are removed. As the fruit ripens, the branches are also attached to the support.
Watering tomatoes is not necessary often, but abundantly. Warm water is used, ovaries are shed from the cold plant.
During the season, tomatoes are fed 3-4 times with full complex fertilizer. It can be alternated with organic matter: diluted mullein or bird droppings.
Pests and diseases
Tomato variety Ilyich F1 is resistant to many nightshade diseases. It is not very susceptible to late blight or fusarium wilt. In greenhouse conditions, plants can be threatened by apical or root rot. Mulching, loosening the soil, not too frequent watering with subsequent ventilation will help prevent the disease. Plants are recommended to be regularly sprayed with phytosporin or a pale pink solution of potassium permanganate.
Landings are often affected by pests. During the flowering period, tomatoes are annoyed by spider mites and aphids, later naked slugs and a bear appear, affecting the fruits. Large larvae are removed by hand, and then plantings are abundantly sprayed with an aqueous solution of ammonia. Warm soapy water will help get rid of aphids, an infusion of celandine or an industrial insecticide does an excellent job with a mite or thrips.
Tomato variety Ilyich F1 has proven itself well in different regions. Gardeners who have already tried it, note the excellent taste of the fruit, good yield, and easy care. Plants rarely get sick, they are able to bear fruit until the very frost.
In the table below you will find links to informative articles about tomato varieties with different ripening times:
|Super early||Early ripe||Medium early|
|Ultra-early f1||Early love||Golden king|
|Riddle||Apples in the snow||King London|
|White filling||Visibly invisible||Pink Bush|
|F1 Moscow stars||My love f1||The mystery of nature|
|Debut||Crimson giant||New Konigsberg|