Characteristics and description of the variety of tomatoes "Gina": cultivation and pest control, photo of the tomato and the dignity of the variety

Characteristics and description of the variety of tomatoes

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Many gardeners are trying to find the most productive and undemanding type of tomato that is resistant to major diseases. One of the latest achievements of European breeding is the mid-season Gina tomato.

Due to its characteristics, it enjoys wide and well-deserved popularity among summer residents and gardeners. Why did he deserve the people's love? The answer is in the description of the variety, which you will find later in the article.

We will also present for familiarization the main characteristics, features of growing and care, the ability to resist disease.

Tomato "Gina": variety description

Variety nameGina
general descriptionMid-season determinant variety
Ripening period110-120 days
The formRounded, slightly flattened
Average weight of tomatoes200-300 grams
Variety yield4-6 kgs sq.m
Growing featuresStandard agricultural technology
Disease resistanceResistant to major diseases

Let's start with a description of the Gina tomato. It was bred quite recently, but has already gained wide popularity and popularity. The plant is undersized, determinate, medium-leafy. The bush is not standard, up to 50-60 cm high, consists of three stems growing from the very root. Does not require garter, shaping, pinning.

Tomato variety "Gina" is large-fruited, mid-ripening, 110-120 days pass from the appearance of the first sprouts to full ripening of the fruits... The first brush begins to be laid above 8 leaves, the rest - after 1-2 leaves.

Like most undersized tomatoes, it is grown outdoors, but also grows well in a greenhouse. The plant is very thermophilic, but in the south of the Russian Federation it can be cultivated in a seedless way.

It suffers from temperature extremes, therefore, when landing in open ground, it may require additional temporary shelter.

The bush is resistant to late blight, verticillium, fusarium, root rot, TMV... Can be attacked by pests. There is also a hybrid form of the plant: Gina TST. It was bred a little later, by the Moscow agrofirm "Poisk".

Gina tomatoes are round, slightly flattened on top, bright red, large, slightly ribbed, weighing about 200-300 gr. The number of chambers in fruits is 6-8. Mass fraction of dry matter per tomato is 5%.

You can compare the weight of the variety with others in the table below:

Variety nameFruit weight
Gina200-300 grams
Golden Stream80 gram
Salting miracle90 grams
Locomotive120-150 grams
President 2300 grams
Leopold80-100 grams
Katyusha120-150 grams
Aphrodite F190-110 grams
Aurora F1100-140 grams
Anyuta F195-120 grams
Boney M75-100

The skin is thick and dense. The taste is sweet, pleasant, with a slight sourness... The pulp is fleshy, soft, aromatic and juicy. The tomatoes are of excellent quality, smooth, beautiful. They tolerate long-term transportation well, can be stored for a long time.

If these ripe tomatoes are placed in a sterile glass container, tightly closed with a lid and placed in the cold, then they will retain their freshness, appearance and taste for up to three months. If stored properly, tomatoes do not lose their marketability and taste great for a very long time. Fruiting is long, not amicable, extended. About 3-5 fruits are formed on one cluster.

A photo

And now we suggest looking at the photo of the Gina tomato variety.


Gina is a Dutch variety. Gina was included in the State Register of the Russian Federation in 2000 for growing in open ground, in greenhouses and under temporary film shelters. Gina tomatoes are grown in the southern regions of Russia, Ukraine and Moldova. There he grows well without shelter, in the open field. More severe climates will require greenhouse cultivation.

Multi-purpose tomatoes: great for making juices, ketchups, pasta... Can be used for salads, pickles. Due to their thick, dense skin, they are more often used for canning, pickling.

The variety is very productive. With proper care, timely watering, top dressing, up to 3-4 kg of large, tasty tomatoes can be harvested from one bush. Gina is one of the best large-fruited varieties of European breeding tomatoes.

The yields of other varieties are shown in the table below:

Variety nameYield
Gina4-6 kg per square meter
Long Keeper4-6 kg per square meter
American ribbed5.5 per bush
De Barao Giant20-22 kg per bush
King of the market10-12 kg per square meter
Kostroma4.5-5 kg ​​per bush
Summer resident4 kg per bush
Honey Heart8.5 kg per square meter
Banana Red3 kg per bush
Golden Jubilee15-20 kg per square meter
Diva8 kg per bush

Its pluses:

  • unpretentiousness;
  • long-term fruiting;
  • resistance to major diseases;
  • large-fruited;
  • high productivity;
  • great taste;
  • good transportability, keeping quality;
  • fruits slightly crack when overripe;
  • does not need pinning.


  • the bush can be attacked by pests;
  • suffers from temperature extremes.

Well suited for beginner amateur gardeners who do not have sufficient experience in growing this crop.

Growing features

Some seed producers claim that the variety is mid-season. Others write about early harvest. For different climatic conditions, ripening times can range from 85 to 120 days. When grown in greenhouse, ripening will also be early.

These tomatoes are recommended to be grown in seedlings. The optimal time for sowing seeds for seedlings will be the end of March.

Read about all possible methods of growing tomato seedlings in the articles of our website:

  • spinning cultivation;
  • in two roots;
  • in peat tablets;
  • without picking;
  • on Chinese technology;
  • in bottles;
  • in peat pots;
  • without land.

The plant is sensitive to low temperatures, therefore, the bushes are placed in a permanent place only after the soil has completely warmed up, in early or mid-June.

Per sq. m place 3-4 plants. Until they get stronger, it is advisable to use a temporary garter to the support. There is no need to form a bush or form a bush. When grown in southern regions, it is recommended to do without a garter so that the bushes with fruits lie on the ground. This can protect the roots from drying out.

Caring for this tomato is simple: watering, loosening the soil, feeding, weeding. The first mandatory feeding of seedlings is carried out 2 weeks after planting in a permanent place. After 10 days, the procedure is repeated. The third feeding - after another 2 weeks, and after 20 days - the fourth.

  • 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.

During flowering, the bushes are watered about 2 times a week. Watering is increased during the period of fruit ripening.

Diseases and pests

Gina is absolutely resistant to the main diseases of tomatoes, but sometimes it can be attacked by pests: aphids, wireworms, bears, grubs.

It is quite easy to see aphids appear on the leaves. The sheet becomes covered with a sticky liquid, curls, turns yellow. At the first signs of damage to the plant, you can use proven folk remedies (infusion of onion peel, garlic, wormwood or tobacco, soapy water).

If there are too many pests, then you will have to resort to spraying with insecticides. (Spark, Fitoferm, Proteus, Karate). Wireworm, bear, beetle live under the topsoil, destroying the root system. This can provoke disease, and even the death of the plant.

Pests can only be detected by the general condition and appearance of the plant. It stops growing, withers, leaves turn yellow, fall off. Only processing with chemicals will help here: Zemlin, Medvetoks, Corado, Antichrushch, Confidor.

According to gardeners, Gina's tomato is one of the best new varieties. It is very easy to grow and does not require any special care. Observing the minimum requirements of agricultural technology, you can get a rich harvest of beautiful tomatoes with excellent taste.

And finally, we suggest that you familiarize yourself with a useful video, which examines the characteristics of the Gina tomato variety.

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