Tomato Golden Eggs is an early ripe variety bred by Siberian breeders. Bushes are compact in size and require minimal maintenance. The variety is suitable for growing in open areas, resistant to changing weather conditions and diseases.
Characteristics of a variety
Description of Tomato Golden Eggs:
- early maturation;
- yield of 8-10 kg per 1 square. m landings;
- bush height 30-40 cm;
- compact size of the plant;
- harmonious ripening of fruits.
Features of the Golden Egg variety fruits:
- weight up to 200 g;
- rich yellow color;
- an elongated shape resembling an egg;
- good taste;
- the absence of allergens in the pulp.
The variety is recommended for cultivation in areas without shelter. The fruits ripen on the bushes, even under adverse conditions. After picking green tomatoes, they are stored at home for ripening.
According to reviews and photos tomatoes Golden Eggs have a universal application, suitable for the preparation of salads, snacks, first and second courses. When canning do not crack and retain their shape. Whitish fruit pulp does not contain allergens, so they are used for baby and dietary. From tomatoes get mashed potatoes and juices.
Tomato seeds Golden eggs are planted at home. Rassad provide the necessary conditions and care. Plants are prepared for transfer to a permanent place.
Seeds of the Golden Egg variety are planted at the end of February or in March. Pre-prepare a light fertile soil, fertilized with humus. The soil is harvested in the autumn at their summer cottage or they buy ready-made land in the store. Tomatoes can be planted in peat tablets or tapes.
The soil must be disinfected to eliminate pests and pathogens. It is heated 30 minutes in the microwave. After treatment, the soil is used after 2 weeks, so that good bacteria can multiply in it.
Capacities of 15–18 cm high are filled with soil. When using large boxes, tomatoes will need a pick. You can avoid transplants when using individual cups of 0.5 liters.Tip! Tomato seeds Golden eggs are wrapped in a wet cloth for 2 days. When drying material moisten.
For disinfection seeds are placed in a 1% solution of potassium permanganate for 20 minutes. Planting material is washed and planted in the ground.
Tomato seeds are planted to a depth of 0.5 cm. Containers are covered with a film and transferred to a dark place. Germination of tomatoes occurs at temperatures above 20 ° C. When sprouts appear, the tanks are moved to the window sill.
Conditions for seedlings
The development of tomato seedlings Golden eggs occurs when certain conditions are met:
- daytime temperature from +23 to + 25 ° С;
- night temperature + 16 ° С;
- light day 12-14 hours;
- watering with warm water.
The room with planting tomatoes regularly air, but the plants should not be exposed to drafts.
The length of daylight increase due to the backlight. At a distance of 30 cm from the seedlings install fluorescent lamps or fitolampy.
The soil is watered with settled water. It is best to use a spray bottle. When watering it is necessary to ensure that water does not fall on the leaves of plants.
After the tomatoes appear, 2 leaves of them are dived in separate containers. Weak and sprawling seedlings eliminate. After picking, tomatoes are watered every week.
In April, begin to harden the tomatoes Golden eggs. At first the window leaflet opens for 2-3 hours, then containers with landings are transferred to the balcony. Gradually, tomatoes will become accustomed to the natural conditions and it will be easier to transfer the planting to the greenhouse or open ground.
Landing in the ground
Tomatoes Golden eggs are transferred to a permanent place in May. The seedling should reach 30 cm in height, and also have 6-7 leaves.
The variety is grown both in open ground and under cover. A higher yield is obtained when planting tomatoes in a greenhouse or greenhouse. In Siberian conditions, the variety matures in open areas. Tomatoes prefer light ground and places that are well lit by the sun.
The soil for tomatoes is prepared in the fall by digging and making humus. To increase the fertility of the soil, add 20 g of potassium salt and superphosphate. In the spring it is enough to hold a deep loosening.Tip! Tomatoes are planted after cucumbers, cabbage, sideratov, root crops, representatives of legumes and cereals.
It is not recommended to plant tomatoes after tomatoes, potatoes, peppers, eggplants. In a greenhouse, it is better to completely replace the top layer of soil.
In the garden they dig out holes where tomatoes are carried, keeping an earthy bed. On 1 square. m place no more than 4 plants. The roots are covered with earth, then the tomatoes are watered. The next 7-10 days do not add moisture or fertilizer, so that the tomatoes adapt to the changed conditions.
Fruiting tomatoes depends on the flow of moisture and nutrients. According to reviews, Golden Egg tomatoes are unpretentious in their care and do not need to be staked. Low-growing bushes are tied at the top to the support.
Tomatoes are watered once or twice during the week, taking into account the weather conditions and the stage of their development. They preliminarily defend water in barrels, and bring it in the morning or in the evening.
Tomato irrigation scheme Golden Eggs:
- before the formation of buds - every 3 days using 3 liters of water per bush;
- during the flowering period - weekly 5 l of water;
- with fruiting - twice a week, 2 liters of water.
A sign of a lack of moisture is yellowing and twisting tops. With insufficient moisture begins dropping inflorescences. Excess moisture slows down the development of tomatoes and provokes the development of diseases.
After watering, the soil is loosened to a depth of 5 cm so as not to damage the roots of the tomatoes. Mulching with peat or straw will help to preserve soil moisture.
Tomatoes are fed with organic or mineral substances. 3-4 treatments are carried out during the season.
For the first feeding, slurry in the amount of 0.5 l is required. It is added to a 10-liter bucket of water, and the resulting solution is poured over the tomatoes at the root. The expense of means for each plant makes 1 l.
When forming ovaries, tomatoes are treated with a solution based on phosphorus and potassium. Phosphorus is responsible for transporting nutrients in the plant body and the development of the root system. Potassium depends on the final taste of tomatoes.Tip! To feed the tomatoes take 30 grams of superphosphate and potassium salt. The components are dissolved in 10 l of water.
An effective way to feed is spraying tomatoes on a sheet. To prepare the solution for foliar treatment, take components with phosphorus and potassium in the amount of 10 g each.
Between the treatments of tomatoes make a gap of 2-3 weeks. Replace minerals can wood ash.
Protection against diseases and pests
According to the description, Golden Egg tomatoes are resistant to the main diseases of the crop. To protect landings from late blight, they are treated with Ordan. On its basis, a solution is prepared that is sprayed on the leaf. The treatment is carried out every 10-14 days and stop 20 days before harvesting.
When attacking pests, the above-ground part of the tomato is damaged and the yield is reduced. Insects are used against insects. Of folk remedies, dusting with tobacco dust and watering garlic and onion infusions are effective.
Larisa, 45, Barnaul Purchased Golden Egg Tomatoes from reviews and photos online. The variety is quite new, different early ripening and unpretentiousness. Tomatoes are suitable for open ground. Seedlings have grown together and developed well. 50 days after the emergence of sprouts planted tomatoes in the garden. Bushes are low, do not need to be staked. Fruits are great for canning. Valentina, 62 years old, Novosibirsk I decided to try Golden Egg tomatoes after feedback from neighbors. Seeds have good germination, seedlings grow rapidly in the presence of light and watering. After 2 months, moved the tomatoes in the open ground. The shrubs grew 40 cm high. Care for them is minimal: constant watering and loosening. Three times in a season she fed plantings with organic fertilizers. The taste of the variety is excellent, without sourness. Mikhail, 53 years old, Samara. A tomato variety was recommended to the store Golden Eggs as a new and promising one. Tomatoes are short, which greatly simplifies the care of them. During the season, the bushes did not even reach a height of 0.5 m. The fruits are small and bright yellow-orange in color. It tastes sweet, suitable for salads and canning. For the prevention of phytophthora I spray Tomatoes with Fitosporin. When growing signs of disease did not occur.
Golden Egg Tomatoes are suitable for baby and dietary food. The variety is unpretentious and gives a high early yield, even in adverse conditions. Take care of tomatoes by watering and dressing. To protect against diseases perform preventive spraying of tomatoes.