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There are many varieties of tomatoes, all of which have certain qualities, advantages and disadvantages.
Today we will talk about a variety that is practically devoid of flaws. This is the tomato King of Siberia, and the conversation is about it.
Tomato King of Siberia: variety description
|Variety name||King of Siberia|
|general description||Mid-season indeterminate variety|
|Ripening period||111-115 days|
|The form||Fruits are round-cordate|
|Average weight of tomatoes||400-700 grams|
|Variety yield||12-15 kg per square meter|
|Growing features||Standard agricultural technology|
|Disease resistance||Resistant to major diseases|
Tomato variety King of Siberia, suitable for growing, both in open ground and in greenhouses.
This variety was bred by Russian scientists specifically for cultivation in greenhouses under harsh environmental conditions.
The plant bears fruit well in cold climates, but in warmer latitudes it is capable of producing good yields outdoors.
The plant is quite tall 150-180 centimeters.
Tomato King of Siberia is a mid-season variety, belongs to indeterminate, standard types of plants.
Of the features of this species, it is worth noting its resistance to the most typical diseases and pests for tomatoes.
This tomato has a truly royal appearance. Fruits are orange, heart-shaped, slightly flattened. The fruits are very fleshy, large from 400-700 grams, there are real giants, whose weight reaches 1000 grams. The fruit has 7-9 chambers and contains little water. The amount of dry matter is 3-5%.
You can compare the weight of tomatoes of this variety with others in the table below:
|Variety name||Fruit weight (grams)|
|King of Siberia||400-700|
This type of tomato was bred in Russia by our Siberian scientists. It was registered as an independent variety in 2014.
As the name suggests, this type of agricultural crop is intended for cultivation in greenhouse conditions in the regions of Western and Eastern Siberia, the Urals and the Far East. But in open ground it can be grown in the central and southern regions of Russia.
The fruits of the King of Siberia variety are very good for fresh consumption. Not suitable for preservation due to its large size. Getting juice from them is also problematic, since they contain little moisture.
Tomatoes King of Siberia are distinguished by a very high yield... With proper care, up to 5 kilograms can be collected from one bush, and from sq. meters up to 12-15 kilograms.
You can compare the yield of the King of Siberia with other varieties in the table below:
|King of Siberia||12-15 kg per square meter|
|Andromeda Pink||6-9 kg per square meter|
|De Barao the giant||20-22 kg per bush|
|Polbig||4 kg per square meter|
|Sweet bunch||2.5-3.2 kg per square meter|
|Red bunch||10 kg per bush|
|Summer resident||4 kg per bush|
|Fat jack||5-6 kg per bush|
|Pink Lady||25 kg per square meter|
|Countryman||18 kg per bush|
|Batianya||6 kg per bush|
|Golden jubilee||15-20 kg per square meter|
REFERENCE: To increase the mass of fruits, experienced gardeners leave 4-5 flowers on one branch.
See below: Tomatoes King of Siberia photo
Advantages and disadvantages
The indisputable advantages of the King of Siberia variety include:
- high productivity;
- unpretentiousness to the soil;
- disease and pest resistance;
- the possibility of growing in different climatic zones;
- excellent taste.
- narrow scope of use, only fresh;
- bushes in the care require a special skill, since a special support for the branches is required;
- need abundant and regular watering.
Features of the variety
Among the features of the variety, it should be noted the size of the fruit, and the resistance of this species to most types of pests and diseases.
Another feature is that this particular type of tomato is ideal for dietary nutrition, and the high content of vitamins makes this variety indispensable in the recovery period after illness.
IMPORTANT: The variety is distinguished by increased shelf life of fruits, they also perfectly tolerate transportation.
Diseases and pests
The king of Siberia is most often exposed to the invasion of spider mites and greenhouse whiteflies.
When the plants are affected by the greenhouse whitefly, they are sprayed with Confidor, at the rate of 1 ml per 10 liters of water, the resulting solution is enough for 100 sq.m.
Spider mites are most often disposed of with the help of a soap solution, which is used to wipe the leaves and affected areas of the plant until the pest is completely eliminated.
Of the diseases to which this variety is susceptible, it is worth highlighting brown spot. It most commonly infects tomatoes in greenhouses.
To prevent this disease, it is necessary to observe the light regime and the humidity regime, since high humidity contributes to the appearance of this disease. To combat it, they use the Barrier and the Barrier, from folk remedies, use a garlic solution.
All the advantages and a few disadvantages have established how to deal with possible pests too, it remains to wish good luck in growing the King of Siberia!
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