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Tomato tree or tomato-tree the Octopus of F1 – the hybrid grade of hand tomatoes removed a few years ago which has attracted huge interest among farmers, gardeners and summer residents, which to liking various innovations and wonders. The unusual plant represents indeterminantny, i.e. not having restrictions in growth, a hybrid with well developed ability to intensive formation of escapes. Its height can reach 4 meters and even more, and the area of krone - 40-50 sq.m. The Octopus of F1 yields an annual yield just fantastic – about 14 thousand tomatoes which gross weight equals to 1,5 tons.
The wonderful tomato has received the name with an ulterior motive – a tomato tree as if the octopus, braids all greenhouse framework built for him. The main features of this grade of tomatoes is a huge energy of growth, power, productivity and resistance to diseases. To him the powerful root system and well developed superficial sheet device is genetically put.
The hybrid brush the Octopus of F1 is put through two-three leaves. Each of them yields 5-6 fruits with an average weight of 100-160 grams. Tomatoes have rounded shape, fleshy, juicy, with excellent tastes.
Process of growth of a tomato tree on average lasts 1-1,5 years therefore in climatic conditions of Russia productive cultivation is possible only in all the year round warmed and lit greenhouses. The first 7-8 months it is necessary to focus on formation of a tree, without allowing him to fructify. In krone the pasynkovaniye doesn't need to be carried out – all escapes have to blossom and yield a harvest. Further, when the krone will already be created, there comes the period of active fructification.
It is possible to plant grade tomatoes the Octopus of F1 both in professional, and in amateur greenhouses. At cultivation in a usual hotbed in three summer months the beginning gardener can receive quite high plant which during the season will bring about 10 kg of fruits. And here intensive mineral food in addition with the most favorable conditions (it is rather warm also light) will allow to grow up a huge tree with good productivity.
At cultivation of a tomato tree in the professional greenhouse it is necessary to refuse soil and the soil – potential nurseries and stores of wreckers and diseases. Despite a good bolezneustoychivost of the Octopus of F1, adverse factors which can do much harm to a plant it is desirable to exclude. The hydroponic method, i.e. a cultivation method without soil on artificial nutrient medium best of all will be suitable for this indeterminantny tomato. He will provide good air permeability to plant roots that will exclude receipt of too large amount of moisture and drying. The tree will receive food and moisture is dosed. In quality subexpenditure (solid substitute of the soil) it is possible to use steklovatny cubes. For full development of the Octopus of F1 special attention should be paid to top dressing by mineral salts.
To grow up a tomato-tree in the open ground it is also admissible, but in this case height and productivity of a plant will be much more modest.
Tomato tree the Octopus of F1 – a selection miracle which if desired can grow up everyone. It is a little patience, enthusiasm and love to the business - and your greenhouse will decorate a magnificent plant, and a table – juicy and tasty tomatoes.