Pink tomatoes are considered to be the most delicious and sweet. Rich taste, pleasant aroma, beautiful color of the skin and pulp makes them a favorite component of summer salads. Tomato Malinovka - a bright representative of pink varieties. For the refined taste and beautiful fruits of his love and grow gardeners.
Description of tomato varieties Robin
Tomato varieties Malinovka was bred by Russian breeders. This is a mid-season culture, from the moment of emergence of shoots to full maturity, 105-120 days pass. The variety is recommended for cultivation in open and closed ground. Bush determinant, grows up to 60 cm in height. The pagons are sturdy, so the garter is optional. The leafiness is average. The leaves are typical for tomato shape, medium in size, rich green color. The inflorescences are simple, sometimes intermediate type.
Photo Tomato Variety Robin
The fruits are small, weighing 65-80 g. The shape of the tomatoes is ovate-cylindrical - like cream, slightly ribbed. There are 2-3 nests in each fruit. The peel is smooth, shiny, has a rich raspberry color. The pulp is dense, with a high content of juice, slightly darker than the skin of the fruit. Tastes are very high.
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The variety of tomato Robin is distinguished by an abundance of positive characteristics, but the gardeners do not note the negative sides of it.
Photo Tomato Robin
Germination up to 90%.
Tomato Robin has commercial quality, does not crack.
Transportability is excellent.
There is resistance to tobacco mosaic virus and top rot.
About 5-9 kg of tomatoes are harvested per square meter of planting.
The crop ripens amicably, but in batches, so it is harvested several times per season.
Harvest can be stored for a long time.
The taste is very good, sugary. Application is universal.
How to plant tomatoes?
The time of planting culture depends on many factors - the climate zone, weather conditions, the place of landing. You can focus on the lunar calendar or folk signs. For example, there is a belief that the tomatoes in the greenhouse should be planted when the rowan begins to bloom. Growing a tomato Robin can be seedlings or seeds. Seedlings are prepared in advance or bought. If seeds are used, they are simply germinated and treated with growth promoters before planting.
Photo planting tomatoes in the ground
If a tomato seedling is too much stretched out, it should be fertilized with a growth-controlling drug, for example “Athlete”. A total of 4 treatments are done before the seedlings are planted in a permanent place. The first treatment is done with a solution of 10 liters of water and 1 ampule of "Athlete". Subsequent 3 treatments are carried out with an interval of 3-4 days with a solution of 5 liters of water per vial of solution. After the last treatment, it is recommended to harden the seedlings for 6 days and only then begin planting Robin at a permanent place.
It is important! When tomatoes are grown in a greenhouse, you should take care that they have the "right" neighbors. Next to the culture, early cabbage, onions, basil, lettuce get along well. If you need to plant tomatoes and cucumbers in one greenhouse, they are planted at opposite ends, separated by a film or several rows of other crops.
Place under the landing is selected sunny. The type of soil does not matter much; the main thing is that it is not sour (if anything, lime can be added). Plant a robin tomato at a distance of 40 cm from each other. The row spacing is 50 cm. It can be planted even thicker, but the main thing is that there should be no more than 7 plants per square meter.
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Caring for tomatoes allows you to get a great harvest. The more laborious the care, the higher the yield and it really is. Therefore, do not regret the time for weeding, watering, loosening and many other procedures.
Photo dressing tomato
Watering is carried out with warm, heated (but not hot) water in the sun in the evening or morning. Rinse tomato varieties are usually poured at the root - you can also install a drip system. The frequency of watering depends on the weather, but on average once every 2-4 days.
Weeding, loosening the soil are done every day or every 2-3 days. The earth should not be crusted! During weeding, all weed plants are uprooted and burned outside the site or thrown into the compost pile (if there are no seeds on them).
If the summer was dry and hot, the leaves of the robin tomato may start to curl into a tube during the day and unwind at night. To help the plant survive such weather, it is worthwhile to mulch the beds so that the soil does not dry out, to air the greenhouses well, and if the crop is grown in open ground, arrange a canopy from the sun for a day.
Top dressing can be used organic or mineral. In the latter case, gardeners recommend "Izabion" - a biological fertilizer of animal origin. They are fed a tomato Robin only 2 times per season - 1 time 5 days after planting, and 2 times during the formation of the fruit. One weave landings prepare a solution of 20 ml of the drug and 5 liters of water.
Important! Fertilizers are important for tomatoes, but if they are applied without measure, this will be of little use. So, from the excess of manganese, the leaves of the plant become, as it were, chewed, wrinkled, and for culture this can be very dangerous!
When tomatoes lack nutrients, this is evident in appearance. If the leaves become shallow, purple veins appear - you need to feed them with complex mineral fertilizers. When the leaves turn brown or pale, make potassium and wood ash.
The harvest begins to ripen from July 25. But these are approximate dates, because, depending on the weather and some other factors, they may vary. Fruiting stretched. Last fruits are collected in mid-September. Harvest use is universal. The variety of tomato Robin is good in fresh form, for making juice, dressings, sauces, first and second courses, as well as canning in whole.
Diseases and pests
Tomatoes Robin has resistance to many diseases. But there are still no full guarantees, so you need to be ready for the appearance of certain diseases, as well as pests, and fight them in time.
On the photo Diseases of tomatoes
With the defeat of tomato cycad, cotton scoop or aphids, you can use the new insecticide contact-intestinal action "Ampligo". For 5 liters of water is taken 4 ml of the drug. This amount is enough to handle one hundred landings. If such a tool is not in stores, you can use the drugs: "Aktellik", "Fitoverm", "Confidor".
Interesting! If black midges start breeding on a plot with tomatoes, it is worth planting calendula, garlic or onion near the ground - their smell will scare off winged insects.
If the risk of Alternaria and blight is great, spray tomatoes with fungicides. The first treatment is done before flowering and for it use the drug "Repair". The second treatment (after 2-3 weeks) is done with Jeep. The third treatment is in the phase of early fruit ripening with the stark fungicide, which is the safest and decomposes completely in 5 days!
Reviews about Tomato Robin
Gardeners love Robin tomatoes for taste, easy care and high yields.
Photo of tomatoes in own juice
Svetlana Pirog: "For the first time, Robin tried it a couple of years ago - now it is grown on its own plot. The variety is very good, the plants grow quickly, without significant problems, they give a big harvest. The taste is very sweet, I use rich for canning."
Dmitry Scherbin: "There is always room for tomato varieties of Robin. Tomatoes grow sweet, small ones - in a jar what you need. In the marinade only a small percentage cracks."
Pavel Levkin: “I plant a variety of tomatoes Robin only for fresh consumption. They are very tasty, as are most of the pink varieties. I like this because it is small and stored for a long time. They have no problems in the refrigerator for more than a week and more I don't need to. "