Tomatoes of the variety “Caspar” have become quite common recently, and they appeared not so long ago. They are very fond of the housewives, who willingly preserve tomatoes, as they have a very beautiful and convenient for canning oval shape and small size. The variety is bred in Holland, by local breeders.
Advantages can be considered early maturation, compactness of bushes, and at the same time high fertility, unpretentiousness and long fruiting, resistance to many fungi. Particularly well is that they are resistant to fusariosis and verticillium wilt.
It is intended for growing outdoors. Only 65 days after landing, the bulk of the fruit ripens. Variety “Kaspar” is distinguished by powerful, low-growing bushes (their height is on average up to one meter) with densely covering leaves. The fruits themselves are dense and smooth, cylindrical in shape, ripe fruits have a reddish-orange color.
Inside, the tomato has several seed chambers, mostly three or four. The average weight of one fetus is from 120 to 140 g. Inflorescences begin to appear from the eighth leaf, and then their arrangement continues through one or two sheets. The fruits of this variety are strong enough, rarely crack and therefore are well transported. They taste sweet, but they are slightly sour, which is very suitable for pickling them, the flesh is fleshy, and the skin is dense, this is again good for salting, the tomatoes in the jar do not become dehydrated, but become crispy.
Thanks to their strong peel, they rarely crack and retain an attractive and appetizing appearance for a long time, and although it is harsh, it can be easily removed if the tomatoes are slightly boiled. When added to a fresh salad, they give it a pleasant taste and aroma. A universal variety, perfectly suitable for canning, as well as for fresh salads and for simple consumption in ready-made form.
Tomato variety “Caspar” is grown with the help of seedlings, and in order for it to turn out strong and strong seeds are sown in boxes or pots with special nutrient substrates. Sowing is carried out in March. Seeds are placed in the ground at a depth of 1 cm. Seedlings are planted in May to avoid frost.
Before this seedling it is desirable to harden for two weeks. In the holes, when planting, it is good to add superphosphate, ten gram. Plant bushes need at a sufficient distance, approximately, three plants per 1m. kv. to ensure that the harvest was good and quality, you should regularly water it, be sure after sunset, remove the weeds in time, loosen the soil and ensure low humidity.
The soil for this variety must be slightly acidic, light, moistened. Shrubs, as necessary, you can tie up and periodically remove the stepchildren, although it is widely believed that this grade does not need to be patronized, but there is still such a need. Yes, and in the tie, the need arises rarely, because the bushes are low, and sometimes even can spread along the ground. This plant likes complex fertilizers.
The first time to feed it is when the ovary appears, and throughout the season it is desirable to produce three or four additional fertilizing. If there is no possibility to add complex fertilizers, you can simply add potash fertilizers or superphosphate to the soil. With good care yield a very large yield even in small areas.
Suitable for different climatic zones, even for the cold northern regions of Russia, because they are famous for early ripeness. Can be grown both outdoors, in the absence of frosts, and in greenhouses, but only with periodic good ventilation, because they do not like high humidity.
Tomato variety “Caspar”