For a short time, a new variety of early ripe tomato received positive feedback and recognition from professional growers. The shape of ripe tomatoes is a pear-shaped, resembling a garland of light bulbs. Tastes are excellent, sweetish fleshy decorative vegetable has become the favorite of children and adults.
Suitable for fresh use, serving festive table, decorating dishes, cooking colored vegetable assortment. Thanks to not juicy pulp, do not spread when cutting. Skilled housewives use immature fruits for harvesting sweet jam. Ripened tomatoes do not have a sour taste, they have a sugar consistency, the pulp has only two seed chambers. Used for sealing cold vegetable salads.
Characteristics of the variety, yield
A variety of high yields, unpretentious care. It is grown in open soil and under film constructions. Shrubs tall, up to 1.6 - 1.8 m tall, require tying and separation of extra stepsons.
With one meter of land can get a crop of up to 7 kilograms of ripe tomatoes. The first tomatoes ripen in 2.5 months after planting in the ground. When grown in enclosed areas, bushes are tied to crossbars. On one cluster ripens simultaneously up to 20-22 tomatoes weighing up to 30 grams.
Grade Golden Brush grown seedlings, sowing of seeds produced in March - April, depending on the landing site for fruiting. For heated and illuminated greenhouses, seed can be sown from February, to obtain a crop for sale - in late May - early June. For planting in open ground, it is recommended to sow in March - April.
Seeds are sown in special wooden boxes, labeled in rows of 5 cm, not deeper than one centimeter in depth. Provide uniform warming up of the soil to 25 degrees of heat. From sowing to the emergence of shoots, it takes up to 10-12 days, until the appearance of two - three leaves - about 14 more days.
The lack of natural lighting is compensated by fluorescent lamps, ultraviolet lamps. Plants can be dived into separate peat pots. The temperature of the room is reduced to 18-20 degrees, so that the stem does not stretch. The seedling grows within 50-55 days, throwing out the leaves. After the formation of more than 5 leaves, seedlings need to be hardened, lowering the air temperature to 15-17 degrees, arrange through-ventilation of the room.
Hardened plants can be planted in the ground. Tomatoes, which are grown by seedlings for film greenhouses, do not need additional hardening.
When growing tomato bushes in film greenhouses, it is necessary to monitor the heating of air and soil. It should not exceed 35 - 37 degrees in the warmest time. At high temperatures, the bush goes into growth, throws a lot of extra stepsons and leaves for conditioning. In case of overheating of the greenhouse or greenhouse, it is necessary to arrange ventilation, access of fresh air and obligatory evening drip irrigation of plants. With proper care, the yield in greenhouses is slightly higher than in the open field. Bushes in open space grow up to 1.5 - 1.6 meters, in closed greenhouses I reach 1.8 - 2.0 meters.
Vegetative period of tomato
Plants are planted when night temperatures reach 10 - 12 degrees Celsius, when the soil is heated to a depth of 10 centimeters. Plant roots are planted in warm holes, providing comfortable rooting. The land is additionally fertilized with peat, sawdust, with loamy soil a little sand or sifted fine slag is added. After rooting, fertilizers are used, no more than once every ten days. The soil after irrigation is loosened and freed from weeds. Up to 4-6 plants can be located on one meter, if they are planted in rows, and not in the square-nested way. Plants do not interfere with each other in growth, tied up as they grow.
The clusters are formed uniformly over the entire height of the bush, up to 4-5 pieces with 20-24 tomatoes on a branch resembling grapes. Beautiful ripe tomatoes look like toy bulbs. Juicy yellow color is formed under the influence of ultraviolet sunlight. Sweet taste and pleasant smell tempts to eat tomatoes straight from the garden. Most often, the Golden Brush variety is grown for commercial purposes. Convenient for transportation and storage of goods. Immature tomatoes gradually pick up color in a dry and warm room.
The variety is not hybrid, so seed can be harvested independently.