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Description of the Namib tomato variety, features of cultivation and care


Tomato Namib f1 is a medium-ripening hybrid variety. Ripe vegetables have a beautiful appearance. Tomatoes are intended for fresh consumption and can be used to prepare preparations for the winter period. The average shelf life of a tomato with preservation of marketable qualities is 20 days.

The bushes have sufficient power and are able to withstand environmental factors. The plant has a good indicator of fruit set, which does not decrease even with a decrease in temperature. Shoots are resistant to changes in growing conditions and the influence of negative factors. Breeders estimate the plant's resistance to traditional tomato diseases as high.

Today the variety is grown not only in private plots, but also on a large scale. The farms appreciated the decent appearance of the tomato and the ability to withstand long-term transportation. Vegetables can be removed along with the stalks, which ensures longer storage and an attractive appearance of the tomato.

Description of fruits

The tomato has a pronounced oval shape, reminiscent of a plum. Vegetables have a bright red color and a dense pulp structure, which depends on the degree of ripening of the fruit. Reviews of some gardeners speak of the excessive thickness of the tomato skin. Despite the short growing season, the average weight of one tomato varies from 110 to 120 grams.

The advantages of the variety are:

  • decent taste;
  • short ripening period;
  • simultaneous ripening of the crop;
  • the ability to withstand stressful growing conditions.

The average percentage of simultaneous ripening of plantings is from 65-75%, which is convenient for growing tomatoes for sale. This feature allows you to harvest crops in a short time and reduce transportation costs. Conveniently, such a quality of the variety for a one-time processing of fruits and the manufacture of blanks.

Growing features

Agrotechnology for growing tomato Namib is standard. The plant is grown in seedlings according to standard seedling care techniques. The time for sowing the planting material is chosen so that from 55 to 58 days pass before the time of disembarkation at a permanent place. The average time until the first harvest is 85 to 90 days.

The best precursor crops for growing tomatoes are cucumbers, onions, and cabbage. In this case, the planting site must be treated with a large amount of fertilizer.

When planting in permanent soil, it is recommended to adhere to the scheme of 50 by 40 cm with a planting density of seedlings from 3 to 4 plants for each 1 m2... Sandy loam and light loamy soil are considered optimal for growing varieties. After carrying out the planting work, the humidity indicator should be at least 65-70%. After full adaptation and engraftment of seedlings, the soil moisture regime is maintained as usual. During the growing season, the soil moisture level rises again.

The variety is resistant to most diseases of tomatoes, most often it is exposed to bacteriosis, therefore, attention must be paid to the prevention and prevention of this type of tomato disease.


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