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The favorite of the raspberry color is the tomato "Giant Novikova": description of the variety, photo

The favorite of the raspberry color is the tomato



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All gardeners have different preferences, some like tomatoes sweeter, while others are looking for varieties with sourness. Those who love large pink tomatoes will definitely be interested in the Gigant Novikova variety.

This is a high-yield variety and its fruits have very high taste, the plant tolerates various diseases and insect infestations well.

Tomato Gigant Novikova: variety description

Variety nameGiant Novikov
general descriptionMid-season indeterminate variety
OriginatorRussia
Ripening period105-110 days
The formRounded, slightly flattened
ColorMultnovy
Average weight of tomatoes500-900 grams
ApplicationUniversal
Variety yield15-20 kg per square meter
Growing featuresProps and tying needed
Disease resistanceResistant to major diseases

This is a mid-season variety, from the moment you planted the seedlings until the fruits are fully ripe, 110-120 days will pass.

The plant is of an indeterminate, standard type. It grows equally well both in unprotected soil and in greenhouse shelters. The plant grows to a large size of over 2 meters. Has complex disease resistance.

Tomatoes, after being fully ripe, become a bright crimson color. Rounded in shape, slightly flattened, with a green base at the stalk, with deep ribbing. Very large 500-700 grams, the fruits of the first harvest can reach 700-900 grams. The fruit is multi-chambered, the dry matter content is about 5%.

The taste is wonderful, sugary, sweet, juicy. The harvested fruits are poorly stored, it is better not to keep them for a long time, but to process them or eat them fresh.

You can compare the weight of tomatoes with others in the table below:

Variety nameFruit weight
Giant Novikov500-900 grams
Diva120 grams
Yamal110-115 grams
The Golden Fleece85-100 grams
Golden heart100-200 grams
Stolypin90-120 grams
Crimson ringing150 grams
Caspar80-120 grams
Explosion120-260 grams
Verlioka80-100 grams
Fatima300-400 grams

Characteristics

"Gigant Novikova" was bred a long time ago in the USSR through amateur selection, it was registered as a variety for greenhouses and open ground in 1990. Since then, it has been very popular among gardeners due to its huge tasty fruits and excellent yield. With such properties, he will remain a leader for a long time.

Tomatoes of this variety are best grown in the southern regions if done outdoors. Under the film it gives good results in the middle lane.

This does not significantly affect the yield and disease incidence of the plant. In more northern regions, these tomatoes are cultivated only in heated greenhouses.

For whole-fruit canning, these tomatoes are not suitable due to the large size of the fruits, but barrel pickles can be made. "Gigant Novikova" is very good fresh, it is optimally combined with other vegetables. Juices, purees and pastes are very good due to the high content of sugars and vitamins.

This variety is a giant and its yield is very high. Under good conditions, 6-9 kg can be harvested from each bush. At a recommended planting density of 3 plants per sq. m comes out to 15-20 kg. This is an excellent indicator, especially for such a tall bush.

You can compare this indicator with other varieties in the table below:

Variety nameYield
Giant Novikov15-20 kg per square meter
Grandma's giftup to 6 kg per square meter
American ribbed5.5 kg per bush
De Barao Giant20-22 kg per bush
Market King10-12 kg per square meter
Kostromaup to 5 kg per bush
The president7-9 kg per square meter
Summer resident4 kg per bush
Nastenka10-12 kg per square meter
Dubrava2 kg per bush
Batianya6 kg per bush

A photo

See below: Giant Novikov tomato photo

Advantages and disadvantages

Among the main positive qualities of the variety "Gigant Novikova" are noted:

  • high taste;
  • large-fruited;
  • immunity to disease;
  • tolerance for lack of moisture.

Among the shortcomings, one should highlight not the highest yield, quick spoilage of the crop and capriciousness to the composition of the soil.

Growing features

The main feature of the "Giant Novikov" species is its large fruit size. Also, many note the high resistance to diseases, the large size of the plant and the excellent taste of the fruit.

The trunk of the bush must be tied up, and the branches must be strengthened with props, this will save the plant from breaking off the branches. It is necessary to form in two or three stems, in the open field, usually in three. Novikov's tomato definitely needs feeding 5-6 times per season.

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Diseases and pests

The Giant Novikov tomato has a complex resistance to fungal diseases. The only thing to be afraid of is diseases associated with improper care.

To avoid such difficulties when growing, you need to regularly ventilate the room where your tomatoes grow, and observe the watering and lighting regime.

The plant also often suffers from root rot; this is fought against by loosening and reducing watering. The soil around the plant is raked off, and a mixture of peat, sand and fine sawdust is added instead.

Of the harmful insects, it can be exposed to the potato scoop, they fight against it by loosening, removing and destroying the affected fruits and plants.

In the southern regions, the Colorado potato beetle can harm this species, especially in the southern regions, the Prestige remedy is successfully used against it.

Of the pests that are most capable of doing harm in greenhouses, these are melon aphids and spider mites; the drug "Bison" is also used against them.

Like many other types of tomatoes, slugs can be infested, they are harvested by hand, and the ground is sprinkled with coarse sand and lime around the plant.

As follows from our review, this is a variety for gardeners with a certain experience, for beginners it is better to choose an easier tomato. But you should not give up growing it on your site, with experience everything will work out. Good luck and the most delicious harvest.

In the table below you will find links to tomato varieties with different ripening periods:

Early ripeMid lateMedium early
Pink fleshyYellow bananaPink King F1
Ob domesTitaniumBabushkin
King of the earlyF1 slotCardinal
Red domegold fishSiberian miracle
Union 8Raspberry miracleBear Paw
Icicle redDe Barao redBells of Russia
Honey creamDe Barao blackLev Tolstoy


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