Description, application, features of growing tomato "De Barao giant"

Description, application, features of growing tomato

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This variety is recognized by gardeners and does not need much advertising, but for novice gardeners it can be a great find for growing large, excellent-tasting tomatoes.

De Barao Giant is very much in demand by farmers. After all, these tomatoes have an excellent taste, while maintaining a great look.

In this article you will find a detailed description of the variety, its main characteristics and cultivation features. And also get acquainted with information about the propensity to disease and other subtleties of agricultural technology.

Tomato De Barao Giant: variety description

In terms of ripening, the variety is characterized as medium late. But according to numerous reviews, it is more suitable for varieties of late ripening periods. From the emergence of seedlings to the collection of the first ripe tomatoes, 123-128 days pass... All gardeners are unanimous about where to grow this variety. Only a greenhouse or greenhouse! The ability to land in open ground is only in the south of Russia.

The bush is indeterminate. Formation on a trellis is necessary, tying of a bush and fruits is required. Reaches a height of 190-270 centimeters. The tomato shows the most successful indicators when the main trunk is formed with two stems. The second barrel is led from the first stepson, the rest must be removed. The variety is distinguished by good fruit formation even under relatively unfavorable conditions. The number of leaves is insignificant. The color of the leaves is green, the shape of the leaf is usual for a tomato.

Variety nameDe Barao Giant
general descriptionLate-ripening, indeterminate tomato variety for cultivation in greenhouses.
Ripening period123-128 days
The formFruits are round or plum-like, some are slightly elongated and have a characteristic spout.
ColorRed with a green spot at the stalk.
Average weight of tomatoes350 grams
ApplicationIt is used in salads, marinades, sauces, ketchups, and for pickling.
Variety yield20-22 kg per plant
Growing featuresIt is not advised to plant more than 3 bushes per square meter.
Disease resistanceResistant to most diseases, not afraid of late blight.

Advantages of the variety:

  • good taste;
  • high productivity;
  • versatility of the use of fruits.

You can compare the yield of the variety with others in the table below:

Variety nameYield
De Barao Giant20-22 kg per plant
Polbig4 kg per plant
Kostroma5 kg per bush
Lazy15 kg per square meter
Fat jack5-6 kg per plant
Lady Shedi7.5 kg per square meter
Bella Rosa5-7 kg per square meter
Dubrava2 kg per bush
Batianya6 kg per bush
Pink spam20-25 kg per square meter

Important: the disadvantages of the variety include late ripening and the impossibility of planting in the open field.

Description of fruits:

  • The fruits are plum-like, rounded, some with an elongated, characteristic spout.
  • Well pronounced red color with a green spot at the stalk.
  • Each cluster has 6 to 11 fruits weighing about 350 grams.
  • It is not advised to plant more than 3 bushes per square meter, each of which can give about 20-22 kilograms of tomatoes.
  • Excellent presentation, good preservation during storage, transportation.
  • Good taste in salads, marinades, sauces, ketchups, pickles.

You can see the weight of fruits of other varieties in the table below:

Variety nameFruit weight
De Barao Giant350 grams
Red Guard230 gram
Diva120 grams
Yamal110-115 grams
The Golden Fleece85-100 grams
Red Arrow70-130 grams
Crimson ringing150 grams
Verlioka80-100 grams
Countryman60-80 grams
Caspar80-120 grams

A photo

Next, you will see photos of De Barao Giant tomatoes:

Growing features

Seeds for seedlings are best planted after preliminary etching with a solution of 2% potassium permanganate. The best option for planting seeds would be a mixture of soil taken from the beds after growing dill, eggplant, carrots and well-rotted humus, taken in equal proportions. Mini greenhouses and growth promoters can be used.

Add 15 grams of urea and potassium chloride, a glass of wood ash. Stir the mixture and plant seeds in it, to a depth of about 1.5-2 centimeters. It is necessary to water it well with water at room temperature, to prevent the soil from completely drying out in the future. A pick, combined with seating, should be carried out when 2-3 true leaves appear.

In the last decade of April, the first decade of May, you can plant seedlings in a greenhouse. It is necessary to feed the plants every two weeks.

  1. Organic fertilizers.
  2. Yeast.
  3. Iodine.
  4. Hydrogen peroxide.
  5. With ammonia.

And also, why is boric acid needed when growing tomatoes.

The De Barao giant variety is characterized by long-term fruiting. With good care, observing watering norms, you will notice that flowering and fruit development will continue until the first October frost, providing you with large, fresh tomatoes of excellent taste. Also, do not forget about such agrotechnical techniques as mulching and pinching.

Diseases and pests

Tomatoes of this variety are not at all afraid of late blight and, in general, are not susceptible to most common nightshade diseases. For prevention, standard methods are used.


Below you can find a video review of the harvest of De Barao tomato varieties:

On our site you will find a lot of useful and interesting information. Read about how to grow a good harvest in winter in a greenhouse, how to do it outdoors in summer, what subtleties exist for growing early varieties.

In the table below you will find links to other tomato varieties with different ripening times:

Mid-seasonMid lateMedium early
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Gina TSTGolden raspberry miracleFlamingo
Striped chocolateMarket miracleOpenwork
Cow heartgold fishChio chio san
Black PrinceDe Barao RedSupermodel
AuriaDe Barao RedBudenovka
Mushroom basketDe Barao OrangeMajor F1

Watch the video: Care tips to grow tomato plant Part 2 (August 2022).