Among vegetable crops, tomatoes are in high demand. Therefore, the choice of variety is always considered a responsible matter. After all, it is necessary that the plant not only grows well, but the harvest does not disappoint. The abundance of varieties and hybrids is amazing. For the Altai gardeners the tomato "Abakansky pink" was bred.
Variety refers to mid-ripening. Plant indeterminate or, more simply, with unlimited growth of the main stem. This suggests that it is better to grow this sort of tomato in the greenhouse, but it is also possible in the open field. You just need to remember that tall tomatoes require a certain care. A better description of the tomato "Abakansky pink" will help the description of the variety.
The advantage that this variety of tomato possesses is stretched (long) fruiting. This characteristic allows you to collect a very good crop of tomatoes during the season. The first fruits can be enjoyed 110 days after the emergence of full shoots. Distinctive signs tomato "Abakansky pink":
- Bush. In the greenhouse, the plant reaches a height of 2 meters, under the open sky - 1.5 m. Requires formation and a garter. Form a variety usually in two stalks. The shrub is not strongly leafy, with medium-sized leaves. On each brush forms up to 5 tomatoes.
- Fruit. Treat to salad type with excellent taste. The average weight of one tomato reaches up to 500 g, and with additional care, many grow tomatoes weighing up to 800 g. The shape of the tomato fruits resembles the famous “Bull Heart” variety, but on the same bush next to them can grow flat-round. Tomato has a six-dimensional structure, dense skin, fleshy and juicy flesh, pleasant aroma. The color of the fruit and flesh is pink, in the immature stage - green. Large-fruited makes it possible to use tomatoes "Abakansky pink" in salads, in the manufacture of ketchups and juices.
The peculiarity of this remarkable variety is its good immunity to diseases and pests. Tomato rarely gets sick, which makes it rarely possible to use chemicals. Even the fight against the Colorado potato beetle is relevant only in the planting phase in the fall. Then he is interested in unripe fruit. In the interim period, the pest does not show any particular interest in the Abakan Pink tomato. Therefore, to combat it, the seedlings are treated with any pesticide.Important! Tomato seedlings should not be planted close to the beds of potatoes, eggplants, and peppers. These crops have similar diseases and pests.
And on the ground last year's cultivation of listed vegetables is not worth doing. It is best to plant the tomato "Abakansky pink" after cucumbers, cabbage, zucchini or legumes.
The nuances of agricultural engineering
It is believed that tall varieties of tomatoes are difficult to grow. In fact this is not true. It is worth trying once, and then you will not give up high-yielding giants.
The main skill you need to attach when forming a bush. Tomatoes grow not only up, but they love to grow stepchildren. So called the additional trunks-shoots that can grow from each sinus. A regular watering and feeding can lead to the fact that tomatoes occupy the entire area of the greenhouse.
Therefore, the indeterminate tomato varieties are formed into one or two stems. In one - it's just the removal of all the stepsons. On the main trunk will grow 6 brushes. The variety "Abakansky pink" forms the crop gradually, during the summer. The recommended planting scheme for seedlings is 50x40, per 1 square meter. m square should be no more than 3 bushes. In order not to experience problems in the future, you should immediately stock up with props and garters.
The variety "Abakansky pink" responds well to mineral and organic fertilizers. Watering is carried out in the evening with distilled warm water. A loosen and weed between rows can be as needed. Yield varieties "Abakansky pink" - 4 kg per 1 square. m
Who planted a tomato "Abakansky pink", reviews and photos are placed on various sites and in magazines. Basically, large-fruited and high yield varieties. Some say that the first fruits ripen much earlier than the period indicated in the description of the variety “Abakansky pink”.Valentina Yakushenko, 48 years old, Irkutsk. I grow tomato "Abakansky pink" in a greenhouse. This gives me a guarantee of a full harvest. Tomatoes are beautiful, juicy and large. Special care is not required. It is only necessary to monitor the appearance of stepchildren all the time in order to remove them in time. The rest is very pleased with the choice. Tatiana Leonidovna Roslyna, Altai Territory In the greenhouse planted "Abakansky pink" and "Bull's heart." Tomatoes enough for salads and blanks. In the greenhouse less than the Colorado potato beetle, and the remaining pests for these varieties are not particularly scary. I water regularly with warm water, I feed two times per season. Of course, tearing off the stepchildren. It does not tire at all, but it gives an opportunity to get a good harvest.