Description and characteristics of tomatoes of the variety Linda

Varieties of tomatoes are diverse. Some give a good crop, grown in greenhouses and greenhouses. Others are suitable for open ground. One of the most popular street varieties is tomato Linda.

Description of tomato varieties Linda

Tomatoes of this variety are tasty and sweet. They are perfect for fresh consumption, as well as for preparing various dishes or for salting. The main thing is to know about the features of getting a good harvest.

Grade description

Tomato Linda f1 is the result of the work of Japanese breeders to cross the beloved cherry tomatoes Linda with early varieties. The appearance in the name “F1” indicates that this plant is a hybrid.

The main task of the breeders was to create a new tomato, which is not whimsical to external conditions, which will have high fertility rates. The Japanese coped with their task. Today, Linda f1 is one of the most popular plants grown on land not only in Russia but also in other European countries.

The description of tomatoes by Linda declared by the breeders indicates the determinism of the bush. It has a small size (up to 35 cm in height), a dense stem and dense foliage. But, under favorable conditions, the height of the plant can reach 50 cm. Linda f1 is a larger plant. It can reach 80 cm in height. Special attention is paid to the accuracy of fruits. On one bush several large clusters of 8-14 tomatoes can be located.

Description of tomatoes Linda also indicates that the bush grows best when properly formed in 2-3 stems. Large, massive stems should be tied. A non-deserted bush can not be strengthened with a support. The fruits will ripen without human help. A bush of tomato Linda can be seen in the PHOTO.

An adult bush may have a cylindrical shape. It bears fruit from the end of June until the beginning of September. Lack of sunlight does not affect the amount of yield. During fruiting, bush growth slows down. “Laziness” is one of the characteristics of a determinant plant. The only thing to take care of is to carry out preventive measures to protect the bushes from verticillosis and fusarium. The hybrid, however, already has immunity to these diseases.

Features of the fruits of the variety Linda

Description of tomato Linda, as a good crop variety, has become the reason for the popularity of the plant in domestic growing conditions. Despite the fact that this tomato is classified as a hybrid, its fruits are fleshy and sweet. No less important are other features of the fruit:

  1. Sizes. Tomatoes are large, have a rounded shape. They can be seen in the PHOTO.
  2. The quality of the peel. The skin is thin, but not crackable.
  3. Taste. The fruit is sweet. It contains 3-3.3% sugar.
  4. Color. The ripe fruit has a bright red color.
  5. The weight. The mass of one hybrid fruit can reach 300 grams. But, the average weight of a tomato is 170-200 grams.

Tomatoes grown on their site can be consumed fresh. Experienced gardeners recommend using the fruits for salting or for preparing a salad.

The fruit stock collected from one harvest can be used for any purpose. In addition, the excellent appearance of tomatoes is in demand in the market. Large, red clusters will not leave indifferent any customer. In addition, a high crop yield is excellent for trade.

Features of growing tomato

Seedlings should be planted in neutral soil

The tomato variety Linda is an annual. The seed that is present in the fruit is not suitable for planting. Therefore, for growing crops, it is important to stock up on planting material annually. To do this, you can buy tomato seeds Linda (for growing seedlings) or already young seedlings. Transplantation into open ground is carried out only by seedlings that have 2 or more leaves. The hybrid cultivation itself has such features:

  1. Gardeners recommend choosing neutral fertile soils for planting. The root system should receive a sufficient amount of oxygen, so the soil should be loosened.
  2. Weeds must be removed from the planting site. They can interfere with the development of the bush, and its fruits ripen.
  3. It is important to ensure moderate watering. In addition, its drop type will also be beneficial.
  4. It is necessary to fertilize the plant. It is best to use complex mineral formulations.

The seeds of a hybrid plant are not difficult to buy. They are produced by many modern manufacturers. Seeds are planted only in greenhouses, since it is important to provide heat and moisture for the formation of sprouts. They are prepared for transplantation only after several leaves are formed on small stems. It usually takes 55-60 days.

Tomatoes of the Linda variety, when planted in outdoor conditions, are located at a distance of 50-60 cm from each other. There should be no more than 4 bushes per square meter.

Tips and reviews of gardeners about tomatoes Linda

According to experienced gardeners, Tomato Linda is an ideal option for growing crops in the open field. Care for such plants is minimal. Due to the powerful stem, the need for garter is rare. The main thing is to organize moderate watering and do not forget about top dressing. Lovers of fresh vegetables will like these tomatoes. Already in early summer, you can be content with ripe fruits.

The main advantage of the characteristics of the variety is the ability to choose the landing site (street or greenhouse). But, it is also important to consider the climatic features of the area. Those who have already encountered the cultivation of this variety are aware that evening cooling (especially critical in the northern regions of the country) often reduces tomato yields. Therefore, it is better to plant plants on the street only in the southern regions. In the north, they should be planted in greenhouses.

Conclusion

The Cherry Tomato Hybrid is a good example of a high-yielding disease-resistant crop. With proper care, not only diseases, but also pests to the plant are not terrible. Only the cold is dangerous for the plant. Strong temperature jumps can kill a tomato. If the fruits need to be transported or betrayed for long storage, one should not wait for their full ripening. Gardeners advise picking tomatoes a little unripe.

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