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Korneevsky tomatoes are suitable for farmers and private households. With proper care, the fruits are beautiful, smooth and very tasty, with a high content of vitamins, lycopene, amino acids.
If you are interested in this early ripe tomato with many positive characteristics, read our article below. In it we will provide a full description of the variety, tell you about its features and resistance to diseases.
Tomato "Korneevsky": variety description
|general description||Early ripe high-yielding indeterminate variety|
|Ripening period||85-90 days|
|Average weight of tomatoes||500-800 grams|
|Variety yield||5-6 kg per bush|
|Growing features||Standard agricultural technology|
|Disease resistance||Resistant to most diseases, but requires prevention|
Tomato variety Korneevsky was bred by Russian breeders, registered in the 1980s. Korneevsky is an early ripe high-yielding variety. The bush is indeterminate, strong and powerful, with abundant green mass. Read about determinant, semi-determinant and super-determinant varieties in this article.
The height of an adult plant is from 1 to 1.5 m. The leaves are dark green, simple, medium-sized. Tomatoes ripen in small clusters of 3-4 pcs. The yield is good, 5-6 kg of selected tomatoes can be removed from the bush.
You can compare the yield of Korneevsky with other varieties further:
|Korneevsky||5-6 kg per bush|
|Morozko||18-24 kg per square meter|
|Aurora F1||13-16 kg per square meter|
|Domes of Siberia||15-17 kg per square meter|
|Sanka||15 kg per square meter|
|Red cheeks||9 kg per square meter|
|Kibitz||3.5 kg per bush|
|Heavyweight of Siberia||11-12 kg per square meter|
|Pink fleshy||5-6 kg per square meter|
|Ob domes||4-6 kg per bush|
|Icicle red||22-24 kg per square meter|
Among the main advantages of the variety:
- very tasty and healthy fruits;
- neat large tomatoes are suitable for sale;
- tomatoes are well stored;
- disease resistance.
Among the disadvantages can be noted the need for pinching to form a bush. Heavy branches with fruits need to be tied to a secure support.
The fruits are very large, weighing from 500 to 800g. On the lower branches, tomatoes can weigh up to 1 kg. The shape is flat-rounded, with barely noticeable ribbing, the skin is thin, but dense, glossy. The color of ripe tomatoes is deep red, without green spots and stripes. The pulp is multi-chamber, juicy, fleshy, moderately dense. The taste is very pleasant, sweetish, not watery.
To compare the weight of tomatoes of this variety with others, we offer you a special table:
|Variety name||Fruit weight|
|Big Mama||200-400 grams|
|Banana feet||60-110 grams|
|Petrusha the gardener||180-200 grams|
|Honey saved||200-600 grams|
|King of beauty||280-320 grams|
Tomatoes are ideal for preparing various dishes: appetizers, salads, soups, mashed potatoes, sauces. Ripe tomatoes produce a sweet, thick juice of a pleasant pink hue. Canning is possible.
You can see a photo of a tomato variety "Korneevsky" below:
Suitable for different regions, in areas with a temperate and warm climate, the bushes are planted in open beds or under a film, in the northern regions, tomatoes can be planted in greenhouses and greenhouses. The fruits are perfectly stored, transportation is possible. Fruits harvested in the technical ripeness phase ripen successfully at home.
Korneevsky tomatoes are grown in seedlings. Before planting, the seeds are treated with a growth stimulant. The soil is made up of a mixture of garden soil with humus. The seedling soil is taken from the beds on which legumes, cabbage or carrots grew. It is convenient to sow seeds in peat pots with a diameter of no more than 10 cm. This method eliminates the need for subsequent picking.
Important: For successful germination, a temperature of about 25 degrees is required. The plantings are sprayed with warm water and covered with foil.
After the emergence of seedlings, the temperature in the room decreases, the containers with seedlings are moved to bright light. When the first pair of true leaves appears on the plants, they are fed with diluted complex fertilizer. A week before planting in the ground, young tomatoes begin to harden, taking them out into the open air, first for several hours, and then for the whole day.
In open ground, seedlings can be planted in the second half of May. Before planting, the soil in the beds is mixed with humus. The bushes are planted at a distance of 50 cm from each other, they are placed in the holes together with peat pots. Read also about the types of soil for tomatoes and how to prepare the soil yourself.
In the early days, it is recommended to cover the tomatoes with foil. Young plants need to be watered with warm, settled water; between waterings, the topsoil should dry out. Tomatoes are fed every 2 weeks with a complex mineral fertilizer or a diluted mullein.
- Organic, phosphate and ready-made fertilizers.
- Top dressing for seedlings, when picking, foliar, TOP of the best.
- How to use ash, yeast, iodine, hydrogen peroxide, ammonia, boric acid as fertilizer.
Diseases and pests
Tomatoes of the Korneevsky variety are resistant to the main diseases of tomatoes in greenhouses, but they require timely preventive measures. Before planting, it is recommended to spill the soil with a hot solution of potassium permanganate. The soil is often loosened; to prevent root rot, it can be mulched with straw, peat or humus. Planting will be protected from late blight by abundant spraying with diluted copper preparations. Read about protection against late blight and varieties resistant to it, as well as about Alternaria, Verticillium and Fusarium.
The planting of tomatoes can be threatened by such pests as the Colorado potato beetle, aphids, thrips, spider mites, slugs. Insecticides will help get rid of insects, but there are other ways. You can read about them in our articles: how to deal with the Colorado potato beetle and its larvae, how to get rid of aphids and thrips, how to prevent the appearance of spider mites. And also, all possible ways to deal with slugs.
The Korneevsky variety is successfully grown by amateur gardeners and receives only positive reviews. The excellent taste of fruits, unpretentiousness of plants, resistance to diseases and pests deserve attention.
In the table below you will find links to tomato varieties with different ripening periods:
|Mid-season||Early ripe||Late ripening|
|Pearl of Siberia||Alsou||Bobcat|
|Siberian apple||Nevsky||Russian size|
|Koenigsberg Golden||Golden queen||King of Kings|
|Siberian troika||Zest||Long Keeper|
|Gift of the Volga region||Love||Podsinsky miracle|
|Kumato||Fairy's Gift||Brown sugar|