When you see the fruit of the tomato Pink Honey, there is a desire to try it, it is so attractive. Fruits contain large quantities of tyramine in their chemical composition.which is converted in the human body into serotonin, called the "pleasure hormone".
Pink Honey Tomato
To understand what a variety is, you need to familiarize yourself with its characteristics and description.
Characteristic varietyTomato grade Pink honey
It is safe to say that Tomato Pink Honey is the leader among pink tomatoes.
|Bush||Depending on the natural conditions, the shrub grows from 0.6 m to 1.5 m.|
|Ripening||110 days from the moment of seed germination.|
|Yield||6 kg. from one tomato bush.|
|Fruit shape||Round or heart-shaped.|
|Average berry weight||750-1500 gr.|
|Pulp||Meaty and sweet.|
|Transportation||Not subject to long-term transportation, as it is prone to cracking.|
|Storage||10 days after cutting off the bush.|
Shrubs are moderately resistant to various tomato diseases.
DescriptionTomato Pink honey is endowed with excellent taste, fragrant, fleshy, and contains a large number of nutrients
The most important thing is not a hybrid, which means collected seeds from your own tomatoes will fully convey their varietal characteristics. And this is a huge plus for a person engaged in the cultivation of tomatoes for sale, he will not need to acquire a large amount of seeds every season. The variety is of middle ripening period and belongs to determinantal and semi-determinant types of growth.
Pros and cons of this tomato
- Large fruit;
- Great flavoring value of fruits;
- The main advantage is that it is a variety, not a hybrid;
- Thin peel that is easy to chew;
- Unsuitable for long shipments;
- Unsuitable for conservation in its entirety;
- At low temperatures may be affected by late blight.
Tomato applicationTomato is great for making juices, ketchup, lecho, tomato paste, various sauces
In cooking from this tomato is prepared:
- Mashed potatoes;
- Tomato paste;
Cultivating a variety
In order to get a good harvest of tomato Pink honey in the second half of summer, you need to take care of producing good healthy seedlings first.
Step by step tomato cultivation Pink Honey
To grow seedlings on time its cultivation start in early March, if you plan to plant seedlings in the greenhouse. If the seedlings will be planted in open ground, they start growing one month later - in early April.Sowing tomato seeds on seedlings
For sowing seeds are selected tanks up to 12 cm high and with drainage holes through which excess water will flow during irrigation. Capacity is filled with nutrient and loose soil. Then watered with warm water, diluting manganese potassium in it. This is done to disinfect the soil so that the common disease Black Leg does not appear.
We check the seeds for germination, for this we dilute water and a little salt in a glass. We put there tomato seeds and those that surfaced are not suitable for sowing on seedlings. We take them out and throw them out. We will work with the rest.
In wet ground we make neat rows in increments of 5 cm and in them we spread tomato seeds with a step of 2-3 cm, we cover the seeds with soil and moisten from a small sprayer.
When the first shoots appear, the glass is removed and more closely followed by watering and the amount of sunlight. With the appearance of two true leaf plates, it is necessary to pick the seedlings, having seated it on separate 200 gr cups. When it takes another two weeks, the seedlings will grow well, and it will already need to be transplanted in liter tanks.
For six weeks the seedlings twice fed with nitrogen fertilizers, but we must not overdo it with them, so as not to get bushes of enormous size.Planting tomato seedlings in open ground
Care in the open field or greenhouse is no different from the care of the other varieties of tomatoes. It is necessary on time:
- Remove weeds;
- Make the appropriate feeding.
Although the variety is susceptible to diseases, they can be prevented.One of the drawbacks of Pink Honey is a weak resistance to diseases.
|Late blight||It is necessary as the setting of fruits to remove the lower leaf plates, this will increase air circulation, and will serve as prevention for this disease.|
|Gray rot||For the sake of prevention it is necessary to treat the tomato bushes with any appropriate fungicide.|
|Observe crop rotation and do not plant tomatoes after tobacco and potatoes.|
Growing tomatoes varieties Pink honey, the main thing follow the rules of care for these tomatoes and then large tomatoes will be frequent guests on the gardener's table.