Tomato Thick Cheeks will be of interest to all gardeners, but primarily to farmers.
With a low, compact size of the bush, the variety has an excellent yield, a slightly sweet taste, and high resistance to fungal diseases of tomatoes.
Read more in more detail later in the article: description of the variety, its characteristics and cultivation features.
Tomato "Thick Cheeks": variety description
|Variety name||Thick cheeks|
|general description||Mid-season determinant variety|
|Ripening period||110-116 days|
|Average weight of tomatoes||160-210 grams|
|Variety yield||4.5-5 kg per bush|
|Growing features||Standard agricultural technology|
|Disease resistance||Resistant to many diseases|
Determinant, rather unpretentious tomato variety. Recommended for growing in greenhouses, tunnel shelters and open ridges. A variety with medium ripening periods, 110-116 days pass from planting seeds for seedlings to harvesting. Gardeners who have grown this variety recommend removing some of the leaves to improve the illumination of the bushes.
The bush is powerful, 55-60 in height, when grown in greenhouses up to 70 centimeters... A large number of leaves, typical for a tomato shape and color. The best result is shown when formed in two stems. Due to the decent weight of the tomatoes on the bush, tying the bush to a support is required.
Description of fruits:
- Fruits of a well-pronounced red color.
- Flat-round shape.
- Weighing 160-210 grams.
- They have a good, slightly sweet taste.
- Excellent presentation.
- Shows high safety during transportation.
You can compare the weight of the variety with other varieties in the table:
|Variety name||Fruit weight|
|Thick cheeks||160-210 grams|
|Big Mama||200-400 grams|
|Banana feet||60-110 grams|
|Petrusha the gardener||180-200 grams|
|Honey saved||200-600 grams|
|King of beauty||280-320 grams|
All catalogs indicate the salad purpose of the fruits, but the reviews received say that tomatoes salted for the winter do not crack. Great for making salads, pasta, mashed potatoes, juice.
Advantages of the variety:
- The compactness of the bush.
- High productivity.
- Good commercial qualities.
- Resistance to verticillium, fusarium.
- Quite good preservation.
According to numerous reviews received from gardeners, no significant shortcomings were identified.
You can compare the yield of the variety with others in the table:
|Thick cheeks||4.5-5 kg per bush|
|Aurora F1||13-16 kg per square meter|
|Domes of Siberia||15-17 kg per square meter|
|Sanka||15 kg per square meter|
|Red cheeks||9 kg per square meter|
|Kibitz||3.5 kg per bush|
|Heavyweight of Siberia||11-12 kg per square meter|
|Pink fleshy||5-6 kg per square meter|
|Ob domes||4-6 kg per bush|
|Icicle red||22-24 kg per square meter|
Planting seeds for seedlings is advised to be carried out in the last decade of March. Carry out a pick when 1-2 true leaves appear. During the picking, fertilize with mineral fertilizers. The best predecessors before planting in the ground will be zucchini, parsley, and cauliflower.
Further care will be reduced to watering with warm water, preferably in the evening. Requires two or three additional fertilizing with complex fertilizers, periodic loosening of the soil. It is advised to plant 6-8 plants per square meter. The yield is about 4.5-5.0 kilograms per bush.
As already noted, the "Thick Cheeks" tomato variety is unpretentious to the composition of the soil, has a good yield, and is resistant to diseases. It will become a true decoration of your site, with a minimum of effort.
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