Khokhloma tomato variety for lazy people

Khokhloma tomato variety for lazy people

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Love long dense tomatoes - the Khokhloma variety is for you! Summer residents - gardeners will like the variety for its constant fruiting and fruit taste. And these are not the only interesting characteristics of the variety.

Tomato "Khokhloma": variety description

Variety nameKhokhloma
general descriptionMid-season indeterminate variety
Ripening period115-120 days
The formCylindrical, elongated
Average weight of tomatoes150 grams
Variety yield10 kgs sq.m
Growing featuresStandard agricultural technology
Disease resistanceResistant to major diseases

"Khokhloma" - indeterminate (does not have points of growth termination), not a standard plant, up to 2 meters high. A plant is considered a standard plant if it is compact, short, has a weak root system, while such varieties are usually fruitful and not whimsical. Suitable for lazy gardeners.

The variety has medium-sized leaves, wrinkled with pubescence, dark green in color. The inflorescence is simple, it forms above 8-9 leaves, then it follows through every 3 leaves. Each cluster can have up to 12 fruits, the stalk is firmly held, the tomatoes do not crumble. By the degree of ripening - mid-season, fruits are formed on 115-120 days. The shoots are noted amicable. Resistant to some diseases - "mosaic", late blight, cladosporium, fusarium.

Designed for greenhouse conditions. Outdoor cultivation is possible, but the yield will be less. From 1 sq. M. up to 10 kg of tomatoes can be harvested, with a planting density of 3 plants per 1 sq.... With good care, more than 5 kg are harvested from one plant.

Advantages and disadvantages:

  • high productivity;
  • fruiting the whole season;
  • taste;
  • disease resistance;
  • long storage;
  • good transportation.

Of the shortcomings, the excessive density of the fruit is distinguished, not juicy. On the other hand, some consider crispness to be a pleasant feature.

You can compare the yield of the variety with others in the table:

Variety nameYield
Khokhloma5 kg per bush
Union 815-19 kg per square meter
Aurora F113-16 kg per square meter
Red dome17 kg per square meter
Aphrodite F15-6 kg per bush
King of the early12-15 kg per square meter
Severenok f13.5-4 kg per bush
Ob domes4-6 kg per bush
Katyusha17-20 kg per square meter
Pink fleshy5-6 kg per square meter

Description of the fruit:

  • The color of ripe fruits is deep red. Unripe, like all varieties, are light green.
  • The skin is smooth, thick.
  • The shape is elongated. cylindrical, more than 12 cm long.
  • Fruit weight is about 150 g.
  • “The fruits are small-chambered, with an average number of seeds in them.
  • By the number of dry substances - low-content.
  • They are stored for a long time, more than a month, some gardeners celebrate the safety of the fruits until the New Year holidays.
  • They do not deteriorate during transportation.

You can compare the weight of the variety with others in the table:

Variety nameFruit weight
Khokhloma150 grams
Banana Orange100g
Honey saved200-600 grams
Pound rosemary400-500 grams
Persimmon350-400 grams
Dimensionlessup to 100 grams
Favorite F1115-140 grams
Pink flamingo150-450 grams
Black moor50 grams
Early love85-95 grams

A special feature is the consistency of the fruit - dense, crispy. Good long shelf life is unique. They are eaten fresh, they are good in sandwiches and salads, they do not creep. In hot dishes, it retains all useful properties and taste. Has a delicate sweetish taste.

Suitable for preservation fully, the fruits do not crack and do not lose their shape, which gives the preservation elegance. Suitable for the production of tomato paste, sauces, not suitable for the production of juices.

A photo

Next, you will see several photos of Khokhloma tomatoes:

Growing features

Growing regions: all regions of the Russian Federation, Ukraine. Tomatoes should be sown in air-saturated, light soil in March. Disinfect the seeds, rinse and plant them in moist soil to a depth of about 2 cm. Watering is not often. Dive when the first well-developed leaf appears. Water for irrigation should be settled, at room temperature.

Seedlings should be hardened 2 weeks before planting in the ground. Plant in a permanent place at a plant size of 20-25 cm in April. Landing in open ground is possible at the end of May. The precursors of tomatoes in the ground can be cabbage, carrots and onions.

After planting in warm and fertilized soil, watering, loosening, weeding, top dressing, mulching according to the schedule. On average, every one and a half weeks. Mullein is often used as fertilizer. Mineral fertilizers are also suitable. It is recommended to grow together with the Chukhloma variety.

It is necessary to immediately tie up the plants using individual pegs or vertical trellises. A bush should be formed into 1-2 stems, then pinching should be carried out every 10 days. Remove shoots no more than 3-4 cm long. Otherwise damage the plants.

Diseases and pests

The manufacturer promises great resistance against many diseases and pests. But prevention won't hurt. However, do not spray frequently. Addiction of viruses to drugs is possible. Use microbiological agents. "Khokhloma" is an amateur variety. High yields are attractive, but the unusual density of the fruits can scare off.


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