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Agrofirm "Aelita" produces the popular and beloved by many gardeners variety of tomatoes "Sanka" or "Sanya". Why did tomato lovers like it so much? Its early maturity and resistance to cold. And even if it is not the most productive, it can be grown equally successfully both in a greenhouse and on the street.
Tomato "Sanka": description of the variety
|general description||Early maturing determinant variety|
|Ripening period||72-75 days|
|Average weight of tomatoes||80-150 grams|
|Variety yield||4 kg per bush|
|Growing features||Resistant to cold and low light|
|Disease resistance||Resistant to major diseases|
This tomato was bred in Russia, it was included in the state register of zoned varieties in 2003. The plant is recommended to grow in the Central Black Earth Region. A subspecies that can also be found on the market is Sanka Zolotoy; in general, it does not differ significantly from the classic variety.
Low-growing Sanka tomatoes have long established themselves well in the Russian tomato market. The type of growth of this bush is determinant, the height is about 50 cm, and sometimes it can reach 60 cm. The bush in plants is standard with intermediate inflorescences, practically does not need a garter. However, it is sometimes necessary to remove excess shoots.
- It belongs to ultra-early ripening varieties, the process from the emergence of the first shoots to full ripening takes on average 80 days. However, this time directly depends on the region and growing conditions. The earliest ripening period will be 72-75 days.
- Sanka has an increased resistance to cold, a small amount of light is enough for it to ripen.
- The Sanka variety is average in yield - up to 15 kilograms of tomatoes ripen per square meter with proper care.
- He is not a hybrid, so you can use his seeds later.
- Suitable for growing in greenhouses and on open land.
- Sanka has developed immunity to almost all common diseases and possible pests.
Description of the fruit:
- Ripe fruits in greenhouse conditions can reach a weight of 150 grams. Without any shelter in the open field, the weight of the fruit is usually 80 grams or less.
- The color of a ripe tomato is rich red.
- Ripe tomato will be fleshy and smooth, and its surface is slightly ribbed.
- The dry matter content (the taste of the vegetable depends on them) ranges from 4 to 5%.
You can see the weight of fruits of other varieties in the table below:
|Variety name||Fruit weight|
|Red Guard||230 gram|
|The Golden Fleece||85-100 grams|
|Red Arrow||70-130 grams|
|Crimson ringing||150 grams|
Characteristics and features of cultivation
Tomato is a salad, although it can be canned (whole) and made into juice or tomato paste. The fruit itself is juicy and fleshy, which makes it very tasty to eat even raw, for example, in salads. When canning, the tomato does not crack due to its dense peel... For outdoor cultivation, seedlings should be planted in early April. For greenhouses, an earlier planting date is recommended - mid or late March.
It is necessary to tie up if the shoots from the severity of the fruits already fall on the ground. Stealing is not required. Although the variety is quite unpretentious, do not forget about the standard care. Water the plant regularly, weed, fertilize the soil around the bush. Ripening occurs amicably, so it is important to control its growth, otherwise there will be a risk of losing the crop. A fairly rich collection is obtained from one bush, about 4 kilograms.
You can compare the yield of the variety with others in the table below:
|Sanka||4 kg per plant|
|Polbig||4 kg per plant|
|Kostroma||5 kg per bush|
|Lazy||15 kg per square meter|
|Fat jack||5-6 kg per plant|
|Lady Shedi||7.5 kg per square meter|
|Bella Rosa||5-7 kg per square meter|
|Dubrava||2 kg per bush|
|Batianya||6 kg per bush|
|Pink spam||20-25 kg per square meter|
As noted above, a special advantage is the high resistance of the variety to cold and low light. This allows him to bear fruit before the onset of severe cold weather. It is suitable for long-term transportation. In addition, the versatility of the tomato is a plus; it is ideal for winter preparations and fresh salads. Sanka's resistance to cold does not provide absolute protection against spring frosts. If the planting time is unsuccessful, the plants may die from frost.
Tomato Sanka will suit everyone. It is popular with experienced farmers for its properties and novices. It will suit the latter due to its undemanding care, endurance, unpretentiousness, with fairly results in terms of yield. It also offers interesting opportunities for experienced farmers.
Tomatoes of this variety are intended for growing both in greenhouses and outdoors. If there is no special place for planting, then in small batches Sanka can be grown at home - on a windowsill or balcony. Tomato will pleasantly surprise you with delicious fruits that can be used for many purposes. Sanka can be eaten raw, canned food and juices can be made. A wonderful vegetable will delight all summer and winter.
We offer you a short video dedicated to Sanka tomatoes:
In the table below you will find links to other tomato varieties with different ripening times:
|Mid-season||Mid late||Medium early|
|Marshmallow in chocolate||French bunch||Pink Bush F1|
|Gina TST||Golden raspberry miracle||Flamingo|
|Striped chocolate||Market miracle||Openwork|
|Cow heart||gold fish||Chio chio san|
|Black Prince||De Barao Red||Supermodel|
|Auria||De Barao Red||Budenovka|
|Mushroom basket||De Barao Orange||Major F1|