Tomato variety “Sugar Bison” was obtained through popular selection. It is deduced first of all as salad. It has a dense and homogeneous pulp and a terrific taste. Large fruits with proper care ripen succulent and fleshy. The beautiful color of a tomato is often used for decorating various dishes and in combination with other brightly colored vegetables.
This variety belongs to the mid-ripening, the first crop can be obtained 110 days after planting. The plant is tall, the height can be up to two meters. Tomatoes grow large, and the weight of the fruit sometimes reaches 350 gr. In the section, you can see several chambers with seeds. The flesh is fleshy, homogeneous, rich in pink and crimson color. The rupture of a tomato shows sugar flesh. The shape of the fruit is serrate, which is a distinctive feature of this variety from other varieties.
Grow tomatoes can be seed and seedling. More often, plant breeding with seedlings is used. Plant the seeds in the end of February and until the middle of March in special containers. Germination of seeds, as a rule, high, if you buy them from trusted producers.
The soil must be fertilized, the plant does not like sour soil. Grow sprouts usually in two stages. First, the seeds are planted in rows into containers and grown to a height of 10 cm. To maintain the soil temperature, slightly compacted soil is covered with a film. This will increase the germination of the plant.
After discarding 1-2 full leaf plates, the plants are transplanted into a greenhouse or individual pots. Diving allows to strengthen the root system and make tomatoes more adaptable to transplants. This process allows you to get the first harvest for 2-3 weeks before the due date.
Diving strengthens the endurance of the root system and reduces susceptibility to a slight temperature drop and various diseases. In the greenhouse the seedlings grow stronger and afterwards they are planted in the open ground. You can leave the tomatoes in the same place, continuing to control the microclimate and prevent overheating of the air.
Before planting seedlings should be hardened. In the soil, seedlings are planted in a trench method, which will provide convenience in subsequent watering. Cooked beds are best left for a few days under steam. The soil must be fertilized, the bottom of the wells should be loosened so that the root system can grow well.
Tomatoes require constant watering, both during the ripening period and during the ovary period. Increase the yield will help pasynkovanie. It is necessary to break off lateral shoots, but do not damage the central stem. This method allows you to direct all life forces to the fetus, and not to sprawl unnecessary branches. The shrub grows to an average size of 130 cm.
Tomatoes can be tied, which will simplify the care of the plant, facilitate harvesting and ensure the purity of the fruit. Most often this variety is grown without garter, the plant does not spread on the ground. Even heavy fruits stick to the branches. Harvest is needed on time, overgrown tomatoes rot, they form spores of mold, which infect the plant.
Tomatoes are very popular in cooking. Excellent taste qualities allow using them for salads. Most often eaten fresh, but also in the production of tomato juice and pasta, the fruits are not bad at all. Most often they are mixed with another variety, because the juice does not have a saturated red color. It is the color of the fruit and does not allow them to be widely used for industrial production of pasta and juice.
Tomato variety “Sugar bison”