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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 name||De Barao Giant|
|general description||Late-ripening, indeterminate tomato variety for cultivation in greenhouses.|
|Ripening period||123-128 days|
|The form||Fruits are round or plum-like, some are slightly elongated and have a characteristic spout.|
|Color||Red with a green spot at the stalk.|
|Average weight of tomatoes||350 grams|
|Application||It is used in salads, marinades, sauces, ketchups, and for pickling.|
|Variety yield||20-22 kg per plant|
|Growing features||It is not advised to plant more than 3 bushes per square meter.|
|Disease resistance||Resistant 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:
|De Barao Giant||20-22 kg per plant|
|Polbig||4 kg per plant|
|Kostroma||5 kg per bush|
|Lazy||15 kg per square meter|
|Fat jack||5-6 kg per plant|
|Lady Shedi||7.5 kg per square meter|
|Bella Rosa||5-7 kg per square meter|
|Dubrava||2 kg per bush|
|Batianya||6 kg per bush|
|Pink spam||20-25 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 name||Fruit weight|
|De Barao Giant||350 grams|
|Red Guard||230 gram|
|The Golden Fleece||85-100 grams|
|Red Arrow||70-130 grams|
|Crimson ringing||150 grams|
Next, you will see photos of De Barao Giant tomatoes:
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.
- Organic fertilizers.
- Hydrogen peroxide.
- 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-season||Mid late||Medium early|
|Marshmallow in chocolate||French bunch||Pink Bush F1|
|Gina TST||Golden raspberry miracle||Flamingo|
|Striped chocolate||Market miracle||Openwork|
|Cow heart||gold fish||Chio chio san|
|Black Prince||De Barao Red||Supermodel|
|Auria||De Barao Red||Budenovka|
|Mushroom basket||De Barao Orange||Major F1|