Features and description of the variety of national tomatoes: we grow "Russian Size" F1

Features and description of the variety of national tomatoes: we grow

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Truly, the Russian size tomato lives up to its name.

Large-fruited, sweet, productive, it is grown not only by gardeners. Farms and greenhouses and enterprises cultivate it on an industrial scale.

In this article we will tell you why this variety is so fond of gardeners. Here you will find a complete description of the variety, its characteristics, features of cultivation and care, learn about the ability of these tomatoes to resist diseases and pests.

Tomato "Russian size": variety description

Variety nameRussian size
Ripening period125-128 days
The formThe surface is slightly ribbed, the pulp is juicy, sweet, the shape is round, slightly flattened
Colorripe red
Average weight of tomatoesfrom 650 grams to 2 kg
Applicationuniversal, used as fresh in salads, for juices and sauces
Variety yield7-8 kg per square meter
Growing featuresSowing 60-65 days before planting, 2-3 plants per square meter, picking at the stage of 2 true leaves
Disease resistanceResistant to Fusarium, Cladosporium, Tobacco Mosaic Virus

This is a hybrid bred by Russian breeders and entered in the State Register of Breeding Achievements in 2002.

Supergiant tomato "Russian size F1" is an indeterminate plant, reaching 150-180 cm in height. Differs in high yield, suitable for cultivation throughout Russia in greenhouses and under film coverings. Not grown outdoors.

"Russian size" - late-ripening tomato, fruits ripen 125-128 days after full germination... As a hybrid, it is resistant to many diseases.


Ripe tomato fruit "Russian size" is red and weighs from 650 g to 2 kg. The surface is slightly ribbed, the pulp is juicy, sweet, the shape is round, slightly flattened. Fruits are small-chambered, have 4 nests. 2-3 tomatoes ripen on the brush.

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

Variety nameFruit weight
Russian sizefrom 650 grams to 2 kg
Doll250-400 grams
Summer resident55-110 grams
Lazy300-400 grams
The president250-300 grams
Buyan100-180 grams
Kostroma85-145 grams
Sweet bunch15-20 grams
Black bunch50-70 grams
Stolypin90-120 grams

The "Russian size" tomato variety is considered a salad. However, it is used to make tomato paste, in canned assorted vegetables and in adjika or vegetable caviar. Due to its large size, it is not suitable for whole fruit canning.

Tomato variety "Russian size" is grown only indoors. Due to the high stem, it requires tying. Moreover, they tie it up within a few days after disembarking the seedlings.

The plant is medium-branched, but it has a large number of leaves. When grown, they are formed into 1 stem and regularly stepchild. The lower leaves break off before the first flowering cluster. At the end of the growing season, pinch the growing point.

"Russian size" has a high yield of 7-8 kg per 1 square meter... Planting scheme 50 x 70 cm, planting frequency no more than 2-3 bushes per 1 sq. m.

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

Variety nameYield
Russian size7-8 kg per square meter
Nastenka10-12 kg per square meter
Bella Rosa5-7 kgs sq.m
Banana red3 kg per bush
Gulliver7 kg per bush
Lady Shedi7.5 kg per square meter
Pink Lady25 kg per square meter
Honey heart8.5 kg per bush
Fat jack5-6 kg per bush
Broody10-11 kg per square meter

A photo

What Russian size tomatoes look like - photo of tomatoes:

Growing features

Let's move on to the description of growing tomatoes "Russian size". Like all giant tomatoes, "Russian size F1" sown for seedlings in early April... In May, the seedlings are transplanted into a greenhouse. In order for large fruits to have enough light, air and space, plant a bush as rarely as possible.

Do not overfeed plants with organic fertilizers with a high nitrogen content.... Give preference to potash and phosphorus supplements and use fishmeal.

After the first fruit is tied on the first cluster and grows to the size of a nut, you can remove most of the flowers and ovaries, leaving only the largest and healthiest ones, in order to get only a few, but huge tomatoes from 1 bush.

Diseases and pests

The variety is resistant to fusarium, cladosporium, tobacco mosaic virus. On our site you will find a lot of useful information about the most common diseases of tomatoes in greenhouses and methods of dealing with them. And also about which varieties are the most resistant to diseases and at the same time give an excellent harvest, and which are one hundred percent resistant to late blight.

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

Early ripeningMid-seasonMid late
White fillingIlya MurometsBlack truffle
AlenkaWonder of the worldTimofey F1
DebutBiysk roseIvanych F1
Boney MBendrick's CreamPulka
Room surprisePerseusRussian soul
Anyuta F1Yellow giantGiant red
Solerosso F1SnowstormNew product of Transnistria

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