Early harvest for beginners - tomato "Baron": description of the variety, photo, characteristics

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In the spring, gardeners have a lot of worries: they need to tidy up their summer cottage, remove garbage and sow seeds for seedlings. But which variety of tomatoes should you choose this season?

For those who are taking their first steps towards cultivating tomatoes in their beds, there is a very good early variety. And he is called - Baron. These tomatoes are unpretentious and tolerate temperature extremes well, and a novice gardener will also cope with their cultivation.

In our article we will present to your attention a description of the variety, introduce you to its characteristics, tell you about the features of cultivation and resistance to diseases.

Tomatoes Baron: variety description

Variety nameBaron
general descriptionEarly maturing, determinant tomato variety for cultivation in greenhouses and open field.
Ripening period90-100 days
The formRounded, even, one size
Average weight of tomatoes150-200 grams
Variety yieldup to 6-8 kg per bush
Growing featuresUnpretentious, tolerate frost well
Disease resistanceResistant to major tomato diseases

Tomato Baron is an early ripe hybrid, from the moment you planted the seedlings to the full ripening of the first fruits, it takes 90-100 days. The plant is determinate, standard. You can find out about indeterminate varieties in this article.

The first brush is formed after 6-7 leaves. The plant is well leafy, the color of the leaves is bright green. The bush is not high, 70-80 cm. Has the same name F1 hybrids. This type of tomato is recommended for cultivation both in greenhouses, hotbeds, under a film, and in open beds.

Has a very high resistance to tobacco mosaic, cladosporium, fusarium, verticillium, alternaria... After the fruits have reached varietal maturity, they are red, round in shape, even, of the same size. The tomatoes themselves are not very large, 150-200 gr.

In the southern regions, it can reach 230 grams, but this is rare. The pulp is dense, fleshy. The taste is good, sugary, sweetish. The number of chambers is 4-6, the dry matter content is 5-6%. The harvested crop can be stored for a long time and perfectly tolerates transportation over long distances.
You can compare the weight of the fruits of this variety with others in the table below:

Variety nameFruit weight
Bella Rosa180-220
Pink Lady230-280
De Barao70-90
De Barao Giant350


Tomatoes Baron F1 were bred in Russia in 2000, they received state registration as a variety recommended for film shelters and open ground in 2001. Since then, they have been in steady demand among amateur gardeners and farmers.

The highest yield results in unprotected soil are obtained in the southern regions. Kuban, Voronezh, Belgorod and the Astrakhan region are ideal. In the middle lane, for a guaranteed yield, it is better to cover this variety with a film. In more northern regions, in the Urals and the Far East, it is grown only in greenhouses.

In the table below you can see the yield of this and other varieties of tomatoes:

Variety nameYield
Baron6-8 kg per bush
Grandma's giftup to 6 kg per bush
Brown sugar6-7 kg per square meter
Premier6-9 kg per square meter
Polbig3.8-4 kg per bush
Black bunch6 kg per bush
Kostroma4.5-5 kg ​​per bush
Red bunch10 kg per bush
Lazy15 kg per square meter
Doll8-9 kg per square meter

Tomatoes of the hybrid variety "Baron" due to their size are almost ideal for making home preserves and barrel pickles. They will also be good fresh for making salads. It goes well with other vegetables. Juices and pastes are very tasty and healthy due to the correct balance of acids and sugars.

If the conditions are right, you can get 6-8 kg from one bush.

The recommended planting density is 3 bushes per sq. m, thus, it turns out up to 18 kg. This is not very much, but the result is still considered very good.

A photo

The photo shows the tomatoes Baron f1:

Advantages and disadvantages

Among the main advantages of this type of tomato, it is certainly worth noting:

  • excellent presentation;
  • wonderful fruit taste;
  • long-term fruiting;
  • fruits do not crack;
  • very high resistance to disease;
  • resistance to temperature fluctuations;
  • high varietal properties of fruits;
  • general unpretentiousness.

Of the shortcomings, they usually distinguish not the highest yield and the fact that at the stage of active growth it can be capricious to the irrigation regime.

Growing features

Formation of tomato bushes

The main feature of the variety is its very good frost tolerance and general unpretentiousness. It is also worth mentioning high immunity. Seedlings can be planted earlier than other varieties.

The bush is formed by pinching, in one or two stems, but more often in one. The trunk needs a garter, and the branches need supports, as they can break under the weight of the fruit.

At all stages of growth, it responds very well to growth stimulants and complex feeding. During active development, it is necessary to observe the watering regime, it is necessary to water it with warm water in the evening hours. Plants love light, nutritious soils.

As for fertilizers for tomatoes, you can learn more about this topic by reading our articles:

  • Organic and mineral, ready-made complexes, TOP of the best.
  • For seedlings, when picking, foliar.
  • Yeast, iodine, ash, hydrogen peroxide, ammonia, boric acid.

Diseases and pests

Tomato Baron has very good resistance to all typical diseases, but one should not forget about preventive measures. In order for the plant to be healthy and to yield a harvest, it is necessary to observe the regime of watering and lighting, loosen and fertilize the soil in time. Then the disease will bypass you.

Of the pests, aphids, thrips, spider mites can most often be attacked. To combat these pests, a strong soap solution is used, which is used to wipe areas of the plant that have affected insects, washing them off and creating an environment unsuitable for their life. It will not bring any harm to the plant.

In the southern regions, the Colorado potato beetle is the most common tomato pest. It can be collected by hand, but it will be more effective to use Prestige or other insecticides.

This variety is perfect for those who are just starting to grow tomatoes in their area. Caring for him is not difficult. Good luck and good harvests.

Watch the video: how to fertilize tomatoes, feeding a tomato

In the table below you will find useful links about tomato varieties with different ripening times:

Mid lateMid-earlySuper early
Volgogradskiy 5 95Pink Bush F1Labrador
Krasnobay F1FlamingoLeopold
Honey fireworksThe mystery of natureShchelkovsky early
De Barao RedNew KonigsbergPresident 2
De Barao OrangeKing of the GiantsLiana pink
De Barao BlackOpenworkLocomotive
Market miracleChio chio sanSanka

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