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The Hurricane F1 tomato hybrid entered into the State Register is recommended to be grown outdoors. It will be of interest to farmers for the early ripening period, gardeners will be interested in the amicable return of the harvest. The recoil rate will allow harvesting for the winter period, until the plants are hit by late blight.
Hurricane tomatoes: variety description
|general description||Indeterminate hybrid of early ripening|
|Ripening period||95-103 days|
|The form||Fruits are flat-rounded|
|Average weight of tomatoes||35-45 grams|
|Variety yield||8.5-10 kgs sq.m|
|Growing features||Standard agricultural technology|
|Disease resistance||Prevention of late blight is required|
Tomato variety "Hurricane F1" is a hybrid of early ripening, the first ripening tomatoes you will pick in 95-103 days after planting the seeds to get seedlings. The bush is of an indeterminate type, reaching a height of 190-215 centimeters. The degree of branching is low. The best yield results are obtained when the plant is grown with one or two stems.
The number of leaves is average, green, typical for a tomato shape. The lower leaves are advised to be removed as the bush grows. Tying the stems to a support or forming a bush on a trellis is required... It is also necessary to periodically remove stepchildren. Good resistance of green mass and extremely weak resistance of fruits to late blight disease.
One of the most important characteristics of the Hurricane F1 tomato is the “friendly return of the crop”.
The country of withdrawal is Russia. Fruits are flat-round in shape with slightly pronounced ribbing. The color is well-defined red. The mass of tomatoes is 35-45 grams, when planted in a greenhouse, they reach a weight of 85-105 grams. Universal application, good taste in salads, sauces, lecho, do not crack when salted with whole fruits.
Productivity - 8.5-10.0 kg, when grown in a greenhouse about 12.0 kg per square meter... Good presentation and density of tomatoes, they are well preserved during transportation.
You can compare the yield of the variety with others in the table below:
|Hurricane||12 kg per square meter|
|Snowfall||4-5 kg per square meter|
|Nastenka||10-12 kg per square meter|
|Gulliver||7 kg per bush|
|Honey heart||8.5 kg per square meter|
|Broody||10-1 kg per square meter|
|Lazy||15 kg per square meter|
|Buyan||9 kg per bush|
|Black bunch||6 kg per bush|
|King of the market||10-12 kg per square meter|
|De Barao the giant||20-22 kg per bush|
|Rocket||6.5 kg per square meter|
You can visually familiarize yourself with the "Hurricane F1" tomato variety in the photo below:
Advantages of the variety:
- early ripening;
- quick return of the crop;
- resistance to fruit cracking;
- even size of the fruit, which helps in harvesting;
- good view and safety during transportation.
- weak resistance of fruits to late blight;
- the requirement of tying and pinching the bush.
Given the early ripening of the hybrid, it is necessary to take into account the weather conditions in the regions, choosing the date of planting seeds for germinating seedlings. For central Russia, the optimal time for planting seeds is the first decade of April. When sprouts appear, gardeners advise spraying the sprouts from a diffuser instead of watering. One spraying is advised to carry out with the preparation "Epin".
In the period of 3-5 true leaves, pick the seedlings. The seedlings are transferred to the open ground after the cessation of nighttime cold snaps. It is planted in the greenhouse earlier. It is recommended to apply mineral fertilizers to the wells before transplanting.
During the period of growth and formation of fruits, 2-3 additional fertilizing is done with complex fertilizers. Further care will be reduced to tying a bush, watering with warm water, removing weeds.
Diseases and pests
Tomatoes of this variety can be threatened by late blight. Its causative agent is a fungus. Fungal infestation can destroy the crop of grown tomatoes by about 75%. Nevertheless, knowledge of the simplest control rules will help you preserve the crop and protect the plants from infection.
On tomato stems, infection is manifested by brown spots, on fruits, brown spots. On the fruits, the places affected by the disease are hard. The infected tomato, when picked, gradually affects all the fruits in the neighborhood. The most widespread late blight occurs during temperature extremes and morning dew.
In general, in order to avoid late blight, the following rules should be observed:
- selection for planting varieties resistant to the disease;
- planting varieties and hybrids of ultra-early ripening periods;
- removal of the lower leaves on the bushes in order to improve ventilation and maintain optimal humidity;
- growing tomatoes in a greenhouse to avoid dew getting on the leaves and fruits of plants;
- will help resist infection by spraying tomato bushes with a solution of boric acid.
In order to prevent infection, experienced gardeners are advised to use a double spraying of the bushes with infusion of garlic (chop 1.5 cups of garlic, add a couple of glasses of liquid soap, 1.5-2.0 grams of potassium permanganate, pour the resulting mixture with a bucket of water).
Found affected plants must be removed along with the root ball of the soil. Be sure to burn the removed bush.
Hurricane F1 tomato hybrid will be a good solution for your utility plot. After all, it combines early maturity, amicable terms of yield, versatility of application and a good presentation of the fruit.
In the table below you will find links to tomato varieties ripening at different times:
|President 2||Persimmon||Major F1|
|Sanka||Pound rosemary||King penguin|
|Salting miracle||King of beauty||Emerald apple|