For everyone who wants to discover something new, there is a very interesting variety - the Cypress tomato: a description of the variety, photos and main features are discussed below.
It will surprise you not only with its appearance, it can be mistaken for an ornamental plant, but also with a very high yield.
How to grow this variety, what characteristics and cultivation characteristics it has, what diseases it is most susceptible to, you will learn from this article.
Cypress tomatoes: variety description
|general description||Mid-season determinant variety|
|Ripening period||100-105 days|
|Average weight of tomatoes||80-120 grams|
|Variety yield||up to 25 kg per sq.m|
|Growing features||Standard agricultural technology|
|Disease resistance||Resistant to major diseases|
This is a mid-early tomato, from the moment the seedlings were planted to the first ripe fruits, 100-105 days pass. The plant is determinate, standard. The bush is medium-sized from 80-95 cm. It grows well in unprotected ground and in greenhouse shelters. Has complex resistance to diseases and pests.
Fruits are red, round in shape, not very large, weighing from 80-120 grams... At the first collection, they can be slightly larger than 120-130. The number of nests is 3-4, dry matter contains about 5-6%. The harvested fruits ripen well if you pick them a little immature and can be stored for a long time, they tolerate transportation well.
You can compare the weight of the variety with other varieties in the table below:
|Variety name||Fruit weight|
|Early love||85-95 grams|
|Black moor||50 grams|
This variety is very young and became the discovery of the 2015 season. It was bred in Russia, received state registration as a variety for open ground and greenhouses in 2013. Has positive feedback from those who have tried it.
Judging by the characteristics, it is better to grow this variety outdoors in the south, in the middle lane it is better to cover it with a film. The optimal regions for growing are Belgorod, Voronezh, Astrakhan, Crimea and Kuban. In the northern regions it grows only in heated greenhouses. But it must be remembered that in a cold region, yield drops and the taste of tomatoes deteriorates.
Those who have managed to taste this variety have appreciated its fresh taste. It is very good in conservation and barrel salting. This variety can be used for lecho. Juices, purees and pastes are very good thanks to the combination of sugars and acids.
With good care, it was possible to get up to 7-8 kg. from one bush... With a recommended planting density of 3-4 plants per 1 square meter, you can get up to 25 kg. This is a very good indicator, especially for such a medium-sized bush.
You can compare the yield of the variety with others in the table below:
|Cypress||up to 25 kg per square meter|
|Tanya||4.5-5 kg per square meter|
|Alpatieva 905 A||2 kg per bush|
|Dimensionless||6-7.5 kg per bush|
|Pink honey||6 kg per bush|
|Ultra-ripe||5 kg per square meter|
|Riddle||20-22 kg per square meter|
|Miracle of the earth||12-20 kg per square meter|
|Honey cream||4 kgs sq.m|
|Red dome||17 kg per square meter|
|King of the early||10-12 kgs sq.m|
Advantages and disadvantages
Among the main advantages of this new variety is noted:
- very good yield indicator;
- high taste;
- disease resistance;
- high commercial properties.
Due to the fact that the species is very young, no significant complaints have been identified.
Among the features of the Cypress variety are its excellent yield, high resistance to diseases, tolerance to lack of moisture. It is also worth highlighting the keeping quality of the fruit and good transport tolerance.
If you grow "Cypress" in a greenhouse shelter, then the bush must be formed in three stems, in the open field in four. The trunk needs a garter, and the branches in supports, as they can experience very strong loads under the weight of the fruit. At all stages of growth, it responds very well to complex feeding.
You can learn more about fertilizers for tomatoes from the articles on the site:
- Organic, mineral, phosphorus, complex and ready-made fertilizers, for seedlings and TOP of the best.
- Yeast, iodine, ammonia, hydrogen peroxide, ash, boric acid.
- What is foliar dressing and when picking, how to carry it out.
Diseases and pests
There were no particular problems with diseases in the 2015 season in the Cypress variety. When well cared for, it is a very robust plant. Regular watering, aerating the greenhouses and applying fertilizers will keep you out of trouble.
Rare cases of tobacco mosaic and brown spot have been reported. It is not easy to fight the mosaic, it is necessary to cut off all the affected shoots of the bush, and rinse the places of the cuts with a light solution of potassium permanganate. Against brown spot, the "Zaslon" agent is used, and then the humidity of the environment is reduced and the air circulation is increased. If your tomato grows in a greenhouse, then get ready for an unwelcome visit from the greenhouse whitefly. The drug Confidor is successfully used against it.
Deep, thorough weeding of the soil and processing it with a water-pepper solution, which is poured into the habitat of the pest, will help against the bear in the open ground. Spider mites can be washed off with soapy water until the signs of the pest disappear completely.
Like everything new, the Cypress variety can cause certain difficulties, since all its properties have not yet been fully established in real conditions. But the more interesting it is to get down to business, maybe you will be able to identify the subtleties in caring for this new variety. Good luck and new discoveries!
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