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The best variety for canning - description and characteristics of the hybrid tomato "Kaspar"

The best variety for canning - description and characteristics of the hybrid tomato


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The hybrid tomato Kaspar is rightfully considered one of the best varieties for canning. It makes the most delicious tomatoes in its own juice. And this is not the only advantage that makes this tomato one of the most favorite among Russian gardeners.

Good yield, early ripening and long-term fruiting, excellent taste - these are just some of the advantages of these tomatoes.

If you are interested in this variety, read the full description below, get acquainted with the characteristics and subtleties of agricultural technology.

Tomato "Caspar" F1: variety description

Variety nameCaspar
general descriptionEarly maturing, determinant hybrid for greenhouses and open ground
OriginatorHolland
Ripening period85-90 days
The formElongated fruits
ColorOrange red
Average weight of tomatoes80-120 grams
ApplicationTomatoes are versatile, great for canning
Variety yield10 kg per square meter
Growing featuresThe planting scheme for bushes is 30 x 70 or 50 x 70 cm. At the same time, per 1 sq. m quite calmly will grow from 7 to 9 bushes.
Disease resistanceThe variety is resistant to the main diseases of tomatoes

This Dutch hybrid was included in the State Register of Breeding Achievements of Russia quite recently - in 2015. The originator of the hybrid is Sedek Agrofirm, and the authors are Dutch breeders.

An early ripening hybrid has a ripening period of 85-90 days in a greenhouse and up to 120 days in an open field. In warm regions, the first harvest can be taken in June. Fruiting continues until autumn. In cooler areas, the first harvest ripens in July.

Caspar is a determinant variety for open ground and greenhouses. It is suitable for growing in all regions of Russia. Read about indeterminate varieties here.

The long period of fruiting of the hybrid is also due to disease resistance. He is not afraid of pests, which are the main traumatic factor for adult plants. Tomato "Kaspar" F1 can be grown even by novice gardeners, it is so unpretentious and easy to care for.

Characteristics

The main characteristics of the fruit:

  • The fruits of "Kaspar" have an elongated shape, reminiscent of bell peppers, with a characteristic spout.
  • Unripe fruits are light green, ripe ones are orange-red.
  • Average weight - from 80 to 120 g.
  • They have a slight sourness in taste and a characteristic tomato smell.
  • Fruits are small chambered, have only 2-3 nests.
  • The skin of the tomato is dense and rough; when used in fresh salads, it is recommended to remove it.
  • Due to the dense pulp, these tomatoes, even without the skin, do not spread or deform in dishes.

The weight of fruits in other varieties of tomatoes can be seen in the table:

Variety nameFruit weight
Caspar80-120 grams
Fatima300-400 grams
Verlioka80-100 grams
Explosion120-260 grams
Altaic50-300 grams
Crimson ringing150 grams
Grapefruit600 gram
Diva120 grams
Red Guard230 gram
Buyan100-180 grams
Irina120 grams
Lazy300-400 grams

Due to its dense consistency, the "Caspar" tomato is considered the best for preparing canned fruits in its own juice and assorted vegetables. The fruits are perfectly stored and transported, they are not prone to cracking. The yield is up to 10 kg per 1 sq. m.

You can compare this indicator with other varieties below:

Variety nameYield
Caspar10 kg per square meter
Pink spam20-25 kg per square meter
Pink Lady25 kg per square meter
Red Guard3 kg per bush
Explosion3 kg per bush
Lazy15 kg per square meter
Batianya6 kg per bush
Golden jubilee15-20 kg per square meter
Brown sugar6-7 kg per square meter
Crystal9.5-12 kg per square meter

A photo

We offer you to get acquainted with the tomatoes and bushes of the "Kaspar" variety in the photo:

Growing features

The bush grows up to 50-100 cm, the stem can creep along the ground. In order to avoid excessive growth of green mass, it is stepchild and grown in 2 stems. To exclude contact of the fruit with the ground, the bush must be tied to a support.

This variety of tomatoes allows you to more efficiently use the planting area in greenhouses and in the garden. The scheme of planting bushes - 30 x 70 or 50 x 70 cm. M will grow quite easily from 7 to 9 bushes.

Planting seeds for seedlings is done in the last days of March or at the beginning of April. Presowing treatment consists in soaking them in potassium permanganate, after which a growth stimulator can be used. It is important to find the right soil for planting. The seeds are planted to a depth of 1 cm. After 2-3 leaves appear on the sprouts, they dive.

They need periodic watering and feeding 2-3 times during the growth of seedlings. Before planting in the ground, it is hardened for 14 days. To do this, during the daytime, it is exposed to the open air. The seedlings are ready for planting at the age of 55-70 days.

Disembarkation is carried out at the end of May after the last frost. The soil for tomatoes should be water and breathable, fertile. When planting seedlings in the hole, it is recommended to add 10 g of superphosphate. The main care involves the periodic removal of stepchildren, watering, loosening the soil and weeding, mulching.

Do not forget about the correct crop rotation. Do not plant tomatoes on soil where nightshade crops used to grow. The best predecessors for them would be carrots, turnips, radishes or onions. Tomatoes "Kaspar" love frequent, abundant watering. It is important to ensure that there is no stagnation of moisture in the soil.

During the entire growth and before the beginning of fruiting, the tomato is fed with mineral fertilizers containing phosphorus and potassium. The first time fertilizers are applied after the appearance of the first ovary, then 3 more dressings are carried out at regular intervals.

On our site you will find many useful articles about fertilizing tomatoes.:

  1. Fertilizers for seedlings.
  2. Ready-made complexes.
  3. Top of the best.
  4. How to carry out foliar feeding?
  5. Organic fertilizers.
  6. Yeast.
  7. Iodine.
  8. Hydrogen peroxide.
  9. Ammonia.
  10. Ash.
  11. Boric acid.

Diseases and pests

The variety is resistant to the main diseases of tomatoes and it is practically not required to take measures to combat them. But we can offer you information on this topic. Read all about:

  • Alternaria.
  • Fusarium.
  • Verticillosis.
  • Late blight and protection against it.
  • Late blight-resistant tomatoes.

Follow the simple rules of agricultural technology, and you are guaranteed to get a wonderful harvest of the "Kaspar" F1 tomato variety!

We offer you to familiarize yourself with the options for growing a tomato of the Kaspar F1 variety in boxes:

In the table below you will find links to tomato varieties ripening at different times:

Super earlyMid-seasonMid-early
LeopoldNikolaSupermodel
Shchelkovsky earlyDemidovBudenovka
President 2PersimmonMajor F1
Lyana PinkHoney-sugarCardinal
LocomotivePudovikBear Paw
SankaPound rosemaryKing penguin
Salting miracleKing of beautyEmerald apple


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