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For gardeners who love to grow unusual tomatoes in their beds, the Golden Fleece tomato will be interesting. From a number of famous tomatoes, it is distinguished by an unusual color and original shape of the fruit.
The variety is included in the State Register in Russia and is recommended for growing in greenhouses, hotbeds, film shelters and open ground.
In our article, we have prepared for you a complete description of this variety, its characteristics. You will also find here everything about the features of agricultural technology, diseases and pests.
Tomatoes Golden Fleece: variety description
|Variety name||The Golden Fleece|
|general description||Early maturing, determinant tomato variety for cultivation in greenhouses and open field.|
|Ripening period||88-95 days|
|The form||Fruits are elongated-oval, with a small characteristic spout, with a small depression at the peduncle|
|Average weight of tomatoes||85-110 grams|
|Application||Tomatoes are versatile|
|Variety yield||8-9 kg per square meter|
|Growing features||Standard agricultural technology|
|Disease resistance||Resistant to most diseases|
A bush of a plant of a determinant type. On open ridges it grows up to 40-50 centimeters, when grown in a greenhouse it can be slightly higher, up to 60 centimeters. Read about indeterminate varieties here. This is an early ripening variety in terms of ripening. It takes 88-95 days from planting seeds for seedlings to collecting the first ripening tomatoes.
A plant with a powerful stem, an average number of small green leaves, the usual shape for tomatoes, does not require removal of stepsons, does not need to be tied to a support. The variety is resistant to the tobacco mosaic virus, as well as the main complex of tomato diseases.
The country of origin of the variety is Russia. The shape of the fruit is elongated - oval, with a small characteristic spout, with a small depression at the peduncle. Unripe tomatoes are green, ripe with a rich yellow-orange hue. Average weight 85-100 grams, when grown in greenhouses up to 110 grams.
You can compare the weight of fruits with other varieties in the table below:
|Variety name||Fruit weight|
|The Golden Fleece||85-110 grams|
|Raspberry Viscount||300-450 grams|
|The Tsar Bell||up to 800 grams|
|Red Arrow||70-130 grams|
The application is universal, good taste in salads, appreciated for the even size with whole-fruited salting. The average yield is 1.3-1.5 kilograms per bush, 8.0-9.0 kilograms when planting 6-7 plants per square meter. Tomatoes have an excellent presentation, good preservation during transportation.
You can compare the yield of the variety with others in the table below:
|The Golden Fleece||8-9 kg per square meter|
|Visibly invisible||12-15 kg per square meter|
|Apples in the snow||2.5 kg per bush|
|Early love||2 kg per bush|
|Samara||up to 6 kg per square meter|
|Podsinsky miracle||11-13 kg per square meter|
|Baron||6-8 kg per bush|
|Apple tree of Russia||3-5 kg per bush|
|Cranberries in sugar||2.6-2.8 kg per square meter|
|Valentine||10-12 kg per bush|
The photo shows the Golden Fleece tomato
Advantages and disadvantages
Among the advantages of the variety, it should be noted:
- compact bush;
- resistance to diseases of tomatoes;
- universality of application, even size of fruits;
- undemanding pinching and garter bush.
According to reviews received from gardeners who grew Golden Fleece tomatoes, no significant shortcomings were identified.
Planting seeds for seedlings is carried out in early April, while it is necessary to take into account the early maturity of the variety, as well as the weather conditions of the region where the tomato is grown. For this, you can use special mini-greenhouses and growth stimulants. In the phase of 1-2 leaves, picking of seedlings is carried out, combined with fertilizing with mineral fertilizers.
Can also be used as fertilizer:
- Hydrogen peroxide.
- Boric acid.
The transfer of seedlings to pre-prepared ridges is carried out when the seedlings reach the age of 55-58 days, with 5-7 leaves with the first blooming brush. In the process of further growth, 1-2 additional fertilizing with complex fertilizer is needed, watering with warm water, removing weeds and mulching, regular loosening of the earth in the holes.
Diseases and pests
This variety is resistant to most diseases, but it will not hurt every gardener to have information about the most common of them and methods of struggle. Read helpful articles about:
- Late blight and protection against it.
- Varieties that do not suffer from late blight.
As for pests, the most common are Colorado beetles, aphids, thrips, spider mites. Landings and slugs cause no less harm. Insecticides will help in the fight against them.
Observing the simple rules of care, you will get a good harvest of a tomato of an unusual look and good taste. The variety was highly appreciated for its resistance to diseases, excellent presentation of the fruit.
See more about the Golden Fleece tomatoes on the video:
In the table below you will find links to other varieties of tomatoes presented on our website and having different ripening periods:
|Early ripe||Mid late||Medium early|
|Raspberry Viscount||Yellow banana||Pink Bush F1|
|The Tsar Bell||Titanium||Flamingo|
|Valentine||Honey fireworks||Chio chio san|
|Cranberries in sugar||Market miracle||Supermodel|
|Verlioka||De Barao black||Major F1|