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There is a very good variety for all lovers of early tomatoes. It's called the Pink Pearl. The fruits will undoubtedly delight you with their taste, and the bushes with a view, moreover, with these tomatoes it is not at all necessary to be the owner of a summer cottage, they can be grown right at home on the balcony.
In the article we will present to your attention all possible information about the Pink Pearl tomato. Here you will find a complete description of the variety, get acquainted with its characteristics and learn all about the features of cultivation.
Tomatoes Pink Pearl: variety description
This is a determinant variety, early maturing, 85-95 days pass from transplanting to fruiting. The plant is undersized, reaches a height of 60-70 cm. Tomatoes "Pink Pearl" can be grown both in the open field and in greenhouse shelters and even on the balcony of a city apartment. This type of tomato has very good disease resistance.
Ripe fruits are pink and round in shape. The tomatoes themselves are small, about 90-110 gr... The number of chambers in fruits is 2-3, the dry matter content is up to 5%. The harvested crop can be stored for a long time.
You can compare the weight of the variety with others in the table:
|Variety name||Fruit weight|
|Pink pearl||90-110 grams|
|Pink King||300 grams|
|Miracle of the garden||500-1500 grams|
|Icicle Black||80-100 grams|
|Moscow pear tree||180-220 grams|
|Chocolate bar||30-40 grams|
|Rookie pink||120-200 grams|
|Icicle pink||80-110 grams|
This hybrid was bred by Ukrainian specialists in 2002 and received registration in Russia in 2004. Almost immediately it earned recognition from Russian gardeners and farmers for their excellent varietal qualities. Garden tomatoes "Pearl Pink" are resistant to temperature extremes and calmly react to lack of lighting. Therefore, for them, cultivation in open ground is possible even in the middle lane, and not only in the southern regions. In greenhouse and indoor conditions, it can be grown in any region of the country.
Usually, these tomatoes are consumed fresh, since they are not only able to decorate any salad with their appearance, but are also very tasty and rich in vitamins. Homemade preserves and pickles are also excellent. It is also possible to make juices and pastes, but because of the size of the fruit, they are rarely made.
With good conditions and proper care, this variety is capable of producing up to 3-4 kg. from one plant, with a planting scheme of 5 bushes per 1 sq. m. it turns out about 16-18 kg... This is a very good result for such a kid.
You can compare the yield of the variety with others in the table:
|Pink pearl||16-18 kg per square meter|
|Union 8||15-19 kg per square meter|
|Aurora F1||13-16 kg per square meter|
|Leopold||3-4 kg per bush|
|Aphrodite F1||5-6 kg per bush|
|Kate||15 kg per square meter|
|Explosion||3 kg per bush|
|Crimson ringing||18 kg per square meter|
|Grandma's gift||6 kg per square meter|
|Crystal||9.5-12 kg per square meter|
Among the main advantages of this type of tomato are noted:
- the ability to grow at home, on a windowsill or on a balcony;
- resistance to lack of light;
- good tolerance to temperature differences;
- high immunity to diseases.
Among the disadvantages, it is often noted that branches can break off due to a bountiful harvest. The most important feature of this hybrid is that it can be grown at home. Its unpretentiousness to growing conditions and resistance to diseases can also be attributed to features.
Growing the Pink Pearl is easy. Bush formation is not required. You can feed it with ordinary complex fertilizers, this species responds very well to them. The only thing is that if the branches bend strongly under the fruits, and they are literally sprinkled with them, then props may be required.
Diseases and pests
These tomatoes practically do not suffer from fungal diseases. The only thing to be wary of is diseases associated with improper care. To avoid such troubles, you need to regularly ventilate the room where your tomato grows and observe the watering and lighting regime.
From harmful insects can be exposed to melon aphids and thrips, the drug "Zubr" is successfully used against them. Medvedka and slugs can also do a lot of damage to these bushes. They are fought with by loosening the soil, and they also use dry mustard or hot ground pepper, diluted in water, a 10-liter spoon and water the soil around, the pest then enters.
When grown in small quantities on the balcony, no pest problems were noted. It is enough to wash the bushes every 5-10 days with soapy water, and then with warm water.
As you can see, "Pink Pearl" is a very good unpretentious variety and by choosing it, you can provide yourself and your loved ones with fresh tomatoes all year round, because it can be grown even on the balcony. Good luck and good harvests.
|Super early||Medium early||Late ripening|
|Alpha||King of giants||Premier|
|Alenka||Emerald apple||Snowfall F1|