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Characteristics and description of the medium early tomato variety grandee


Already from the name it becomes clear that this tomato is from a noble family of Siberians! He is loved and respected by gardeners for the beautiful appearance of the fruit., resistance to adverse conditions and taste. The description and characteristics of the variety of Tomato Velmozh are given below.

Characteristics and description of the variety of tomato Velmozh

The hybrid is one of the most popular varieties of gardeners in the selection of SibNIIRS and is registered in the State Register in 2004. It was bred specifically for cultivation in regions with cold summer. Its large juicy fruits are considered to be salad and are suitable for the production of tomato paste and juice. Because of the impressive dimensions are almost not used for canning.

Varietal features

The grandee can be attributed to the mid-early varieties of maturation. It can be used for cultivation in an open ground and greenhouses. The growing season lasts 105-120 days.

Tomato grandee

The bush, depending on the growing conditions, can reach a height of 55-70 in open ground and up to 150 cm in the greenhouse. Leaves are pinnate, light green pubescent. Brush inflorescences appear after the formation of the bush of 7-8 leaves, from which the ovaries are formed. When mature, these are fleshy, large, heart-shaped, slightly elongated fruits.. The weight of a tomato can reach 400 grams. Depending on the growing conditions, the color of the fruit can vary from dark pink to raspberry red.

Advantages and disadvantages

There are a lot of advantages to this variety:

  • High-yielding;
  • Relatively unpretentious;
  • Frost resistant;
  • Resistant to diseases;
  • Excellent proven in the regions of the Urals and Western Siberia.
The grandee has a good yield

The cons of the Grandees, one might say, no, except that, by the nature of noble birth, it can be noted that the plant:

  • Demanding on the composition of the soil;
  • Its productivity directly depends on regular dressings;
  • For full life, the roots must "breathe." It is necessary to loosen the soil;
  • Need a pinch.

Growing tomato

This hybrid is simply created for cultivation in the conditions of the middle zone, Eastern and Western Siberia. Good results in the Urals and the Far East. Provided forced irrigation pleases abundant crops in the southern regions.

Agrotechnika hybrid Siberian

Seeds are sown in a light, airy, moist ground at the end of March.. Suitable peat mixture or just soft soil. The container is covered with glass or transparent film and placed in heat for germination. Landings are periodically watered as needed. After germination of the seedlings, the shelter can be removed and the pots moved to the bright window.

The first seedlings of tomato seed grandee

It is better if the temperature in the room varies between 14-17 degrees.. This will slow down the stormy vegetation and prevent stretching of the seedlings. To increase the daylight hours above the tomatoes install additional lighting.

Pick into separate pots carry out, when one - two true leaves appear on the plant.

When growing seedlings, it is important to remember that regular, but not abundant watering is a guarantee of health. Otherwise, the roots may rot, and the plant will die.

Another mandatory requirement of this hybrid is lack of drafts.

If plants are grown on a sunny window, in order to avoid burns it is necessary to monitor so that the leaves are not pressed to the glass.

Transplant to a permanent place

Depending on the climatic conditions and the availability of heating, transplanting to greenhouses in May. After frosts end, it is possible to land the grown up seedling and in an open ground.

To increase the rate of seedling survival and its growth in the hole before planting young plants, you need to make fertilizer

You can add last year's compost to the well prepared for planting. Due to the fact that the bush grows heavily, plants are planted in 3-4 bush per 1 square meter. In order to increase yields, pasynkovaniye spend twice during the growing season, and to increase the size of the fruit should be left on a bush no more than 5 flowers per branch.

Grade Care

As a true nobleman, the variety makes its demands:

  • Watering very important for him, especially during the formation of ovaries and fruits. Drying of the soil is unacceptable.
  • Gratefully responds to fertilizing with potash and phosphate fertilizers. With adequate nutrition, the fruits become sugary and tasty.
For good growth and the formation of the fruit requires regular feeding and proper watering.
  • It is necessary to carry out regular soil loosening and free from weeds. During the formation of ovaries, it is recommended to increase watering.
  • Lighting important too. We can not allow the bushes to create a shadow over each other.
  • Hybrid Siberian no cold snap to +14 degrees. At lower temperatures, the plant freezes.

Fight against diseases and pests

In the open ground spider mite often tries on juicy leaves. As a treatment procedure, leaf wiping with a soap solution is used.

Brown spot - A frequent guest of unventilated greenhouses. Prevent the occurrence of the disease will be eliminating excess moisture and spraying garlic tincture.

Tomato storage

Tomatoes of this variety have good keeping quality and transportability of fruits.

Features of growing in a greenhouse

The greenhouse for tomatoes created the most appropriate environmenttherefore, they grow well above their fellows who have settled in the open field.

Tomatoes grandee grown in the greenhouse
To branches with heavy brushes of the fruit did not break, they are better to tie.

Despite the fact that the nobleman loves moisture, it is necessary to monitor the general microclimate in the greenhouse, air regularly and ensure correct lighting Otherwise, the leaves of this hybrid in conditions of high humidity may be affected by brown spot.


You can make friends with a grandee if create favorable conditions for growth, and his gratitude in the form of juicy fleshy fruits will not take long to wait! All the efforts of summer residents will be rewarded with a generous harvest.