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This variety is one of the most popular tomatoes among summer residents and gardeners. It is also widely known as an amateur analogue of the Budenovka variety.
Tomato variety "Grandee" belongs to the type of varieties "Bull's Heart", it is similar to it both in appearance and in its taste.
You will learn more about these tomatoes in our article. Look for a description of the variety, its characteristics and cultivation features.
Tomato "Grandee": variety description
|general description||Mid-season determinant variety|
|Ripening period||105-120 days|
|Color||Dark pink or crimson red|
|Average weight of tomatoes||300-400 grams|
|Application||Fresh, for the production of juice and pasta|
|Variety yield||up to 30 kg per sq.m|
|Growing features||Pinching required|
|Disease resistance||Possible brown spotting|
This variety was bred in Russia at the Siberian Research Institute of Plant Production by the method of hybridization. It is one of the best varieties of Siberian selection. The variety was officially registered in 2004. Since 2004, this variety has been included in the state register of varieties for breeding. The variety is well suited both for growing in open beds and in greenhouse conditions. The variety is not standard. The plant forms a low bush of determinate type with a height of 55-60 cm and up to one and a half meters.
It is recommended to plant no more than three or four plants per 1 square meter. The nobleman belongs to medium early ripening varieties, the growing season until the best ripening is about 105-120 days. The nobleman has a good yield. With proper and regular feeding in the regions of the Urals and Western Siberia, up to 300-500 c / ha can be harvested. The highest yield is in the Omsk region - up to 600-700 c / ha.
The advantages of this type include:
- Great fruit taste.
- High productivity.
- Unpretentiousness and frost resistance.
- Disease resistance.
The disadvantages of this hybrid include the obligatory regular feeding and loosening of the soil; the plant also requires pinching and regular abundant watering. Bushes require good support and support.
You can compare the yield of the variety with others in the table:
|Grandee||up to 30 kg per sq.m|
|Tamara||5.5 kg per bush|
|Inseparable hearts||14-16 kg per square meter|
|Perseus||6-8 kgs sq.m|
|Giant Crimson||10 kg per bush|
|Russian happiness||9 kg per square meter|
|Crimson sunset||14-18 kg per square meter|
|Thick cheeks||5 kg per bush|
|Doll Masha||8 kgs sq.m|
|Garlic||7-8 kg per bush|
|Palenque||18-21 kgs sq.m|
- The "Velmozha" variety tomatoes are large and fleshy.
- The color ranges from crimson red to deep pink.
- The shape of the fruit is cordate, slightly elongated.
- Weight can reach 300-400 grams. To increase the mass of fruits, you need to leave no more than 4-5 flowers on the branches.
- Forms 6-9 chambers, the amount of dry matter is 3-5%.
- With good feeding, this variety gives a high sugar content and a bright, interesting fruit taste.
This variety is a classic "salad" variety, ideal for the production of juices and tomato paste. Due to the large weight of the fruit, the variety is not very suitable for canning as a whole.
You can compare the weight of the variety with others in the table:
|Variety name||Fruit weight|
|Wonder of the world||70-100 grams|
|Inseparable hearts||600-800 grams|
|Red dome||150-200 grams|
|Black Heart of Delirium||up to 1000 grams|
|Siberian early maturing||60-110 grams|
|Biysk Rose||500-800 grams|
|Sugar cream||20-25 grams|
Photo of a tomato variety "Grandee:
Features of growing and storage
The variety is very good for cultivation in the regions of the middle belt, Eastern and Western Siberia, and is also well suited for the regions of the Urals and the Far East. In the south, with good regular watering and feeding, it also shows good results.
The nobleman must be sure to pinch and pinch the flowers, leaving 4-5 on a branch. For good growth and fruit formation, regular feeding with potassium and phosphorus fertilizers is required. The fruits are well stored and can be transported well.
- 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.
This plant needs regular loosening; at the stage of ovary formation, abundant regular watering and protection from weeds are needed.
Diseases and pests
The plant has good immunity, but sometimes it is affected by brown spot in greenhouses. To combat it, you need to eliminate excess moisture and observe the correct light regime. The use of garlic infusion helps quite well.
On the open ground, a spider mite attacks the plant, it is easy to get rid of it: for this you need to prepare a soapy solution and carefully wipe the affected areas on the leaves and stems with it.
"Grandee" is an excellent hybrid, which has already gained popularity among amateur vegetable gardens due to its characteristics described above. It requires some effort in growing, but all the work pays off with a large bountiful harvest.
We wish you a good result on your garden plot!
You can see a short video review of the Velmozha tomato variety below:
|Super early||Medium early||Late ripening|
|Alpha||King of giants||Premier|
|Alenka||Emerald apple||Snowfall F1|