No one would dispute the opinion that getting a good crop of tomatoes on their plot depends to a certain extent on the correct choice of seeds. One such example is the tomato variety Boni MM, the description and characteristics of which you will learn from the article.
Description and characteristics of tomato Boni MM
Variety refers to the early maturity. From the day of planting to the first fruits, the plant needs only two and a half months. All formed fruits ripen within two weeks. In cooler climates, this period lasts a little longer. But the plant cold is not terrible, it can be grown not only in the greenhouse, but also in unprotected soil. Many gardeners claim that they have achieved success by growing a tomato plant on a glassed-in balcony.
Tomato bushes in height do not exceed fifty centimeters, do not need tying and pasynkovanii.
The inflorescences are simple, the foliage is small, green, the stem is of medium thickness. Fruits differ in rounded forms, weigh from forty to one hundred grams, one bush brings up to two kilograms of a crop. Sweet and sour tomatoes are used for canning, consumed fresh. The variety is recommended for cultivation for commercial purposes, as the tomatoes are well preserved during long-term transportation.Characteristics of Boni MM
The advantages and disadvantages of the variety
The main advantages of a tomato plant include a number of features:
- compactness of the bush;
- early maturation;
- fast return of ripe fruits;
- universality of the use of tomatoes;
- no need to tie up and stepson tomato plants;
- preservation of the presentation during transportation;
- the presence of late blight immunity;
- the formation of brushes even in bad weather;
- excellent germination of seed material.
At the same time, there are also negative points:
- the culture of "capricious" when grown in greenhouse conditions, requires increased attention;
- tomato can grow only on properly prepared soil composition.
To mass ripening of tomatoes accounted for the beginning of the summer season, the seeds should be sown with the onset of March. For the northern regions of Russia, this can be done in the middle of the first month of spring, then transplanted seedlings under the film. In the southern regions, the plant can be cultivated by the seedless method - seeds are sown immediately in the beds.
Seeds are planted in the prepared soil, close up to a depth of one to one and a half centimeters, the containers are covered with polyethylene and put in a warm place. At emergence of shoots boxes are rearranged on a window sill, the film is removed.
Culture requires a picking. With this procedure, it is possible to stimulate the formation of additional roots, thereby increasing the nutrition of the entire plant. Perform a picking after the seedlings form one real leaflet. At this point, it is recommended to pinch the main root, so that the seedling starts to form side branches. To improve the survival rate of seedlings, it can be treated with a stimulant.
Grade care after planting
Strengthened and foliage-shaped seedlings can be moved to a permanent place. The beds should be watered with an interval of a couple of days, once a week you need to make fertilizer formulations. The soil composition should be moderate acidity, fertile, constantly loosened.
Seedlings are moved, as a rule, in a couple of months from the emergence of shoots. But you can do it before. The main condition - the age of sprouts must be at least thirty days. The landing is carried out according to the "thirty by forty" centimeters.
If the weather is warm even at night, the seedlings can be moved immediately to the open ground. It is recommended to cut the leaves located on the lower part of the stem so that they do not touch the ground. This can cause the attack of harmful parasites or a number of diseases.
The soil surface needs to be constantly loosened by podozhuvaya tomato bushes and removing weeds. When growing Boney MM in the greenhouse, it is necessary to maintain the optimum temperature inside, to organize ventilation.
Disease and Prevention
Tomato plants can become stained, start to wither and dry. Most of the reasons for this hiding in the violations of care, poor-quality soil composition, excess moisture or making extra fertilizer.
Even Boney MM's tomato, given its strong immune system, can get sick. The most likely cause of infection is considered to be soil and plants cultivated in neighboring beds.
Harmful parasites can cause significant damage to plants and vegetables. Most often, the bushes are disturbed by butterflies, slugs, spider mites, medvedka, caterpillars. To prevent them from reaching the plants, it is necessary to perform preventive treatment by spraying the breasts with tomatoes with special preparations.
The effect will give and soil treatment. It is best to apply water with household soap dissolved in it. It will drive away the tick and slug. From the beetle - one salvation: special preparations that are purchased in stores. Egg shells or poison will help to cope with Medvedka.
- Sliced Tomatoes
- Spider mite on tomatoes
Methods for obtaining seeds
In order to plant this variety again next year, it is recommended to purchase seed in a specialized store.
Properly organized care of Boni MM is the key to getting healthy bushes with excellent fruiting. It is only necessary to remember that the precursors of the crop should not be other varieties of tomatoes, potatoes, cucumbers or peppers.