Mid-early hybrid - tomato "Major" f1. Everything about growing, as well as a description of the variety and characteristics

Mid-early hybrid - tomato

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Many gardeners are thinking about what kind of seedlings to plant this season in the beds or in the greenhouse. Today we will talk about a medium early variety of tomatoes. This fruitful hybrid will appeal to lovers of pink tomatoes. This delicious and beautiful tomato variety is called "Major".

In our article, we will be happy to tell you in more detail about these wonderful tomatoes, present a complete description of the variety, and introduce you to the characteristics and features of cultivation.

Tomatoes "Major": variety description

Tomato "Major" is an indeterminate hybrid, quite tall 150 cm and above, not a standard one. In terms of ripening rate, it belongs to medium early, no more than 110 days pass from planting seedlings to the appearance of the first hearths. Recommended for growing in greenhouses. Has resistance to major diseases.

Ripe fruits are pink or bright pink, rounded in shape. Mass of ripe tomatoes 250-300 gr... The number of chambers is 5-6, the dry matter content is about 6%. The taste is sweet and sour, typical of tomatoes. The harvested fruits tolerate long-term storage and transportation well.


This hybrid was obtained by Russian scientists, received state registration as a hybrid variety for cultivation in greenhouses in 2009. Since that time, it has been loved by both summer residents and farmers, who grow them in large quantities for sale.

Since this is a greenhouse variety, the geography of its cultivation is quite wide. Momat F1 "Major" can be grown in the regions of central Russia, and even in more northern regions. But southern regions such as Crimea, Kuban, Astrakhan and Rostov regions or the North Caucasus are best suited.

Tomato variety "Major" f1 is primarily a salad variety, so it is usually eaten fresh. Thanks to the combination of microelements and low solids content, excellent juice is obtained from it. It is rarely used for whole-fruit canning, but it can be used in barrel salting. This is not to say that this species has a record yield, it is rather average but rather stable. With proper care and the correct planting scheme, you can get 8-12 kg per sq. m.

Amateurs and professionals note among the main advantages of this species:

  • resistance to major diseases;
  • stable harvest;
  • high palatability of fruits;
  • beautiful presentation.

Among the shortcomings, it is noted that the "Major" tomato variety is demanding on the watering regime and top dressing, especially at the stage of active growth.

You can compare the yield of Major with other varieties in the table below:

Variety nameYield
Major8-12 kg per square meter
Andromeda Pink6-9 kg per square meter
De Barao the giant20-22 kg per bush
Polbig4 kg per square meter
Sweet bunch2.5-3.2 kg per square meter
Red bunch10 kg per bush
Summer resident4 kg per bush
Fat jack5-6 kg per bush
Pink Lady25 kg per square meter
Countryman18 kg per bush
Batianya6 kg per bush
Golden jubilee15-20 kg per square meter

A photo

In the photo below you can see the appearance of the tomato "Major" f1:

Growing features

Among the features of this hybrid, it is worth noting its resistance to most types of pests and diseases. Another feature is that this type of tomato is ideal for dietary nutrition, and the high content of vitamins makes this variety especially valuable in the recovery period after illness. The variety is distinguished by increased shelf life of fruits, they also perfectly tolerate transportation..

The bushes of these tomatoes are tall, which means that they require mandatory garters and props. The bush at the growth stage is formed into two stems by pruning. "Major" responds very well to dressings that contain phosphorus and potassium.

Diseases and pests

Of the possible diseases, "Major" can be prone to cracking of the fruit, especially at the stage of ripening. You can get rid of this disease by reducing watering and using fertilizers based on nitrate. Other diseases need mainly prevention, this is the observance of the irrigation regime, the timely airing of greenhouses, best of all in the daytime, the observance of the lighting regime and the provision of complex dressings.

Since this hybrid variety is recommended for greenhouse shelters, its pests are also typical for greenhouses. Of the pests, this tomato is often affected by gnawing scoops. The drug "Strela" is used against them. Against another pest characteristic of greenhouse shelters - greenhouse whitefly, Confidor is most often used.

As you can see, the f1 major tomato variety does not require special care skills; anyone, even a novice gardener, can handle it. Good luck and good harvest.

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