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Tomato variety "Golden Drop" - description of a yellow mini tomato with a fruit flavor

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Fans of beautiful small-fruited tomatoes will surely like the Russian variety "Golden Drop".

Small pear-shaped tomatoes are tasty and elegant, they are salted, pickled, and included in vegetable assortments. If you are interested in learning more about these tomatoes, read our article.

We will be happy to tell you everything about the features of cultivation and the main characteristics, we will present a complete description of the variety.

Tomato "Golden Drop": variety description

This is a mid-season high-yielding variety. The bush is indeterminate, reaches a height of 190 cm. The plant is branched, moderately leafy, with a powerful root system. Leaves are large, dark green, simple, intermediate type inflorescences. Fruits ripen in large clusters of 1-12 pieces. The yield is good, with 1 sq. m plantings you can collect up to 5 kg of tomatoes... Ripe fruits are picked one by one or with whole brushes, the ripening process is extended throughout the season.

Fruits are medium-sized, smooth, even, oval-pear-shaped. The weight of tomatoes ranges from 25 to 40 g... The color of ripe fruits is honey-yellow, bright. The skin is thin, but dense, well protecting the fruit from cracking. The pulp is dense, juicy, with a large number of seed chambers. The taste is pleasant, sweet, with light fruity notes. The dry matter content is up to 6%, sugar - 3.8%.

A variety of Russian selection, suitable for growing in any region. Planting in film greenhouses and glazed greenhouses is recommended. In regions with a warm climate, planting in open beds is possible. The variety is suitable for farms and private households. The fruits are well stored, transportation is possible. It is better to pick tomatoes in a state of physiological ripeness.

Tomatoes "Yellow Drop" are ideal for canning, they are salted, pickled, included in assorted vegetables... Small bright yellow tomatoes do not crack, retaining their original shape. Tomatoes are delicious fresh and can be used for side dishes, salads and garnishes.

As for the weight of the fruit, you will find information about this in the table:

Variety nameFruit weight
Golden drop25-40 grams
Rocket50-60 grams
Market King300 grams
Buyan70-300 grams
Gulliver200-800 grams
Honey heart120-140 grams
Shuttle50-60 grams
Yamal110-115 grams
Kate120-130 grams
The Tsar Bellup to 800 grams
Golden heart100-200 grams

Characteristics

Among the main advantages of the variety:

  • high palatability of fruits;
  • original shape and color;
  • good productivity;
  • disease resistance.

The disadvantages include the need to form a bush. Tall, spreading plants need reliable support.

The yields of other varieties are shown in the table below:

Variety nameYield
Golden drop5 kg per square meter
Crimson ringing18 kg per square meter
Red Arrow27 kg per square meter
Valentine10-12 kg per square meter
Samara11-13 kg per square meter
Tanya4.5-5 kg ​​per bush
Favorite F119-20 kg per square meter
Demidov1.5-5 kg ​​per square meter
King of beauty5.5-7 kg per bush
Banana Orange8-9 kg per square meter
Riddle20-22 kg per bush

Growing features

Like other mid-ripening tomatoes, "Golden Drop" is grown in seedlings. Sowing begins in the second half of March. The seeds can be treated with a growth stimulant or freshly squeezed aloe juice. The soil is made up of a mixture of garden or turf soil with humus. Seeds are sown to a minimum depth using containers or small peat pots. The plantings are sprayed with water, covered with foil and placed in heat.

After the first sprouts appear, the seedlings are exposed to bright light. When the first true leaves unfold on the tomatoes, a pick is carried out with top dressing with liquid mineral fertilizer. At the age of 55-60 days, the plants are prepared for moving to permanent residence. The soil in the greenhouse is loosened and mixed with humus. Tomatoes are placed at a distance of 50 cm from each other and attached to trellises or stakes.

As the fruits ripen, heavy branches are tied to the supports. During the season, plants are fertilized 3-4 times with a full mineral complex or a diluted mullein. Foliar top dressing with diluted superphosphate is useful. Watering is moderate; in the process of growth, all stepchildren above 1-2 brushes are removed on the plants.

Diseases and pests

Tomato "Yellow Drop" is resistant to the main diseases of the nightshade. It is rarely affected by viruses, nematodes, fungi. For prevention, the soil in the greenhouse is often loosened or mulched with humus. After watering, the room is ventilated to reduce air humidity. Plants are recommended to be sprayed with phytosporin or a pale pink solution of potassium permanganate. These measures will protect against gray, apical or root rot.

Young tomatoes are often affected by pests. Insecticides, a decoction of celandine or onion skins will help to get rid of uninvited guests. These funds are good for thrips, whiteflies, spider mites. Slugs are destroyed with diluted ammonia, and aphids are washed off with warm soapy water.

"Golden Drop" is a beautiful, unpretentious and fruitful variety that will decorate any greenhouse. The fruits are suitable for industrial or amateur cultivation, they are useful, tasty, unusual and very elegant.

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