Tomato variety "Mazarin" - a real find for lovers of juicy large-fruited tomatoes.
The plant has an excellent yield, depending on the region it can be grown in a greenhouse, in open ground or under film.
Tomatoes are resistant to major diseases, but require careful care and the formation of the bush.
Tomato "Mazarin": characteristics and description of the variety
The grade is removed in Russia, intended for regions with a warm or moderate climate. In areas with long warm summers, tomatoes can be grown in open ground.
In cooler regions, tomatoes are planted in a greenhouse, otherwise the ovary, formed in the second half of summer, will not have time to form. Crop harvested in the phase of technical or physiological ripeness, green tomatoes successfully ripen at home. Fruits are well stored and transported.
"Mazarin" - a popular early ripe variety of large-fruited tomatoes. The first fruits appear after 110-120 days after sowing the seeds.
The bush is indeterminate, reaching 1.8-2 m in height. The leaves are strongly cut, abundant. Productivity is high, on a brush 5-6 ovaries are formed. Fruiting lasts from late June to frost.
Advantages and disadvantages
Among the main advantages of the variety:
- very tasty, sweetish fruits;
- good yield;
- tomatoes are large, ideal for salads;
- good keeping quality;
- plants are resistant to slight weather fluctuations;
- bushes tolerate heat and a small drought;
- resistance to major diseases of the nightshade family;
- under favorable conditions, fruiting will last until frost;
- the grade is undemanding to leaving, is suitable for the beginning gardeners.
Some minor drawbacks of the variety include:
- the need to tie up and stepson tall bushes;
- yield and taste of the fruit depends on the temperature.
Characteristics of the fruit:
- The fruits are large, fleshy, fragrant, very juicy, with tender sugary pulp.
- The shape is rounded-heart-shaped, with a slightly pointed tip.
- Ripe tomatoes are like giant strawberries.
- In the phase of physiological ripeness, the fruits become saturated red magenta color.
- Seed chambers are few
- the skin is moderately dense, not allowing the fruit to crack.
- In the first brush ripen tomatoes weighing 600-700 g, tomatoes with subsequent brushes smaller, 300-400 g.
Variety refers to the salad, large fruits with low acid content are poorly suited for canning. But they can be eaten fresh, stuffed, stewed and used to make healthy and tasty juice.
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Features of growing
Like other early varieties, Mazarini seeds are sown in late February and early March. Rassad requires a light nutrient soil with neutral acidity.Ideal - a mixture of land from your own garden with old humus or peat. Potash fertilizers, superphosphate and ash (in moderate doses) can be added to the soil.
Seeds are sown without burial, sprinkled on top with a layer of soil. Germination takes place at a temperature of 23-25 degrees, preferably under the film. On cloudy days, lighting with electric lamps is recommended. Watering is moderate, preferably from a spray bottle.
In the phase of the formation of the first true leaves, picks are carried out in separate pots. After that, it is recommended to feed with a liquid complex fertilizer based on phosphorus and potassium. In the seedling phase, the plants are fed twice, the last time - just before planting in the ground.
For permanent residence saplings moved in May. In the open ground, plants can be planted in early June, at first covering the seedlings with foil. The optimal layout - 3 bushes per 1 square. m. With a closer planting yield is greatly reduced.Before planting, the soil is carefully loosened, fertilizers are poured into the prepared wells: calcium sulphate and superphosphate (not more than 1 tablespoon per each well). During the season, the plants are fed another 3-4 times with an interval of 2-3 weeks.
Planted in a greenhouse or soil plants watered abundantly, but not too often. In between watering the top layer of soil should dry out slightly. It is advisable to use warm water, from time to time it is possible to add a solution of mullein. Harvesting is carried out throughout the season as the fruit ripens.
Pests and diseases
Tomatoes varieties Mazarin resistant to the main diseases inherent in the family of nightshade. They are sharply infected with blight, tobacco mosaic, fusarium or gray rot.
To protect the plants, it is important to observe preventive measures: do not flood the plantings, often air the greenhouses, and apply fertilizers in time.Do not abuse the nitrogen-containing complexes, they cause a massive discharge of ovaries.
It is important to monitor the quality of the soil. In greenhouses, the top layer of soil is replaced annually; before planting seedlings, the soil is sifted and baked in the oven. The spilling of the soil with an aqueous solution of potassium permanganate or copper sulfate also helps. Planting is recommended to regularly spray phytosporin or other non-toxic bio-preparations that protect against fungus and viruses.
In the open field, tomatoes are often attacked by pests. From aphids, gathering on the stems and leaf stalks, helps wash the affected areas with soapy water. Naked slugs can be destroyed by spraying the planting with an aqueous solution of ammonia. Get rid of the spider mite will help insecticides. They can be used only at the beginning of summer, before mass flowering and the formation of ovaries.
Tomato "Mazarin" - A very good offer for beginners and experienced gardeners. The taste of the fruit and good yield make it a welcome guest at any site. There are almost no failures, the main thing is to observe the basic rules of agricultural engineering and take into account the small whims of the variety.