Description of the tomato variety Raspberry onslaught, cultivation features

Description of the tomato variety Raspberry onslaught, cultivation features

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Tomato Raspberry Onslaught is the result of the experiments of Russian breeders. The plant belongs to the elite types of collection varieties of tomatoes, as it has an extraordinary yield for Russian regions. The name is associated with the characteristic unusual color of vegetables, which have a bright crimson color.

Description of the variety and characteristics of yield

Refers to mid-season hybrid types of indeterminate tomatoes. From the moment of planting in the ground to the first harvest, on average, it takes from 90 to 100 days. Experienced gardeners call this tomato the champion because of the high yield of the plant. With good care when grown from 1 m2 you can harvest up to 40 kg of tomato.

Description of the fetus

The tomato has bright crimson fruits, in most cases large. They have an even shape of an almost perfect circle, on the outside the surface is characterized by light ribbing. The weight of the fruit is surprising in its size and reaches an average of 500 grams, but there are also larger fruits. The fleshy pulp has a good taste, and the tomato has almost no seeds.

The fruits are suitable for raw consumption and for use in salads. The fleshy consistency of the pulp is great for making sauces, juices, tomato paste. Fruits of light weight are rare, therefore this variety is practically not used for canning.

Advantages and disadvantages

Reviews of gardeners indicate that the main disadvantage of the plant is considered to be the demanding variety for the sufficiency of watering, temperature and lighting. The plant reacts well to sunlight, but does not tolerate excessive heat.

The list of the main advantages of the variety:

  • high productivity;
  • the tomato does not have a cracking problem;
  • large sizes of fleshy fruits;
  • special taste and brightness of color;
  • good ability to set and ripen at the same time.

How to grow

The plant is suitable for growing outdoors only in warm regions, so the main method is planting in greenhouse structures. Planting material begins to be sown in late March or early April.

The approximate planting time is calculated so that at the time of transplanting into the greenhouse the seedling is from 45 to 60 days... It is recommended to harden the seedlings before planting. With early planting of seeds, the first harvest can be harvested already in early July.

The distance between the seedlings should be from 50 to 60 cm. The garter for this variety is mandatory. Form no more than 2 main stems. In greenhouse conditions, it can grow up to 1.3 m, so they are required to provide support. Due to the severity of the fruit, it is required to ensure the tying of individual plant brushes.

At the stage of active growth, the soil is fertilized and growth stimulants are used. When the fruit ripens, the brushes are under stress and require an additional garter to the trellis.

The variety is resistant to tomato diseases. Top rot is one of the most common plant diseases. For prevention, prevention is recommended in the form of an increase in the calcium content in the soil and a decrease in nitrogen. The second common disease for the variety is brown spot, to combat which, watering is reduced and the temperature is normalized.

Watch the video: Tomato Cultivation short video (August 2022).