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7 best varieties of tall tomatoes for open ground


Tomatoes (tomatoes) - an indispensable and very widespread vegetable culture in the modern world. It has a pleasant taste and is part of many dishes. This vegetable contains a large amount of useful elements and vitamins. Enough unpretentious and grown even in northern areas. A good way to grow tomatoes in the open field is to plant a tall variety, since they have more advantages over low-growing tomatoes that are more often grown in the greenhouse.

The benefits of growing tall tomatoes

Tall tomatoes are grassy annuals of the Solanaceae family, which can grow to four meters in height. Their ancient homeland is South America, where they are still found in the wild.

Gardeners often plant tall tomatoes in open ground, because:

  • With its rather large growth, these vegetables do not occupy much of the space of the garden, as they grow upwards. This makes it possible to save both the earth and the energy expended in caring for plants.
  • Very rich harvest. From 6 to 10 fruit brushes can appear on the stem. In favorable conditions, one plant is able to produce up to 12 kg of fruit.
  • Because of their growth they get more sunlight, air.
  • The leaves of the tomato are not in contact with the ground, which reduces the possibility of the development of late blight.
  • Fruits in July and until frost, while maintaining the benefits and quality of the tomato.
In the northern regions, the seeds of these vegetables are planted in small containers in March; in May, seedlings are planted first under shelter and only in June on open ground.
Fruits of different varieties of tall tomatoes

The best varieties with high yield for open ground

There are many different varieties of tall tomatoes, suitable for growing on open ground. Gardeners and farmers choose a plant according to their criteria:

  • for someone, the main thing is a pleasant and rich taste (yellow and green tomatoes);
  • pink and red tomatoes take more for making juice and soups;
  • ripening time is also an important priority.

Tall tomatoes are divided into:

  • early (ripen about 100 days);
  • medium (maturation from 112 to 125 days);
  • late (about 130-150 days).

The most adapted varieties for cultivation in the open field according to the experience and feedback of many gardeners are:

  • De barao
  • Cardinal
  • Honey saved
  • Pink Elephant
  • Tarasenko-2
  • Mikado pink
  • Wild Rose.

Further details about them.

Tomato De Barao

Indeterminate type.

Height: from 1.5 to 4 meters.

Maturation period: medium late (110-115 day after sowing).

Appearance of a fruit: oval.

Fruit weight: 40 to 80 grams.

Skin color: red, orange, yellow, pink and black (depending on the type of De Barao).

Taste: soft, sweet, no excess acid.

Productivity: 5 - 8 kg per 1 sq. M. (depends on conditions and care).

De Barao Tomato Bushes

Advantages of cultivation of tomato De Barao:

  • High level of protection against various diseases;
  • a bountiful harvest;
  • universality;
  • beautiful appearance of the fetus;
  • pleasant taste;
  • vitamins and minerals.

In total there are 7 varieties of de Barao tomato:

  • Black De Barao (interesting color, suitable for preservation, high yield).
  • Red De Barao (resistance to cold, shade endurance, taste).
  • Pink De Barao (beautiful appearance and delicate taste, long stored).
  • Tsarsky De Barao (very high yield - 13 kg from a bush, large fruit, long fruiting, cold resistance).
  • Golden De Barao (appearance, quality, taste, protection from diseases).
  • Yellow De Barao (preserves the presentation and pleasant taste during transportation).
  • Giant (the weight of one fruit is about 150 grams).
De Barao tomatoes do not get along well with other varieties of tomatoes, so you need to allocate a separate bed only for them.

Planting Tomato Cardinal

Indeterminate plant.

Height: from 1 to 2 meters in height.

Appearance: tall stem, deciduous mass gradually increasing, about 7-10 fruits appear in the hand.

Maturation period: medium late (about 120 days).

Form: in the form of a heart.

Color: soft crimson.

Taste: sweet-sour.

Fruit weight: 250 to 500 grams.

Productivity: about 8 kg per 1 sq.m.

Pros of growing a tomato Cardinal:

  • very high seed germination;
  • resistance to cold;
  • the size of the fruit;
  • bright taste;
  • good for canning.
Fruits Tomato Cardinal
Because of the large weight of the fruit, Cardinal tomatoes begin to tie up earlier than others, otherwise the sprigs with tomatoes can break off, and not fully matured.

Honey saved

Indeterminate plant.

Height: 1-2 meters in height.

Maturation period: medium late (about 110 days).

Shape: heart-shaped.

Color: yellowish orange.

Taste: Rich, sweet (this variety is among the leaders in sugar content).

Fruit weight: 150 to 230 grams.

Productivity: about 6 kg.

Advantages of tomato cultivation "Honey Spas":

  • long shelf life (can be stored in the refrigerator until winter);
  • tolerates transportation as well as possible;
  • sweet taste;
  • beautiful appearance;
  • resistance to bad weather conditions (heat, temperature extremes, drought).
Fruit varieties Honey saved
In the climate of the Middle band, this variety is better to form in one stem and be sure to tie up.

Pink Elephant

Semi-determinant variety.

Height: about 1.5 meters in height.

Maturation period: medium late (about 115 days).

Form: flat spherical.

Color: soft pink

Taste: sweet.

Fruit weight: from 300 grams to 1 kg.

Productivity: about 4kg from 1 sq.m.

Pros of growing a tomato Pink elephant:

  • large mass of one fruit;
  • nice color, comfortable shape;
  • resistance to certain diseases;

The "Pink Elephant" tomato is a delicacy and is grown by those gardeners who love the taste of its fruits. This vegetable requires very careful care.

Pink Elephant Fruit


Indeterminantny grade.

Height: from 1.5 to 2, 5 meters in height.

Maturation period: medium late (about 110-115 days).

Form: round with sharp "pipochka".

Color: scarlet.

Taste: pleasant with sour.

Tomato weight: 60 to 110 grams.

Productivity: about 4kg from 1 sq.m.

The advantages of cultivation are due to the characteristics of the Tarasenko tomato:

  • high transportability (fruit strength contributes to this);
  • excellent salting and pickling;
  • disease resistant;
  • rare;
  • high-yielding.
For this sort of necessarily make a garter to support and staving. Excellent harvests are harvested in the Donetsk region and obtained by forming a tomato in three stalks.
Tomatoes Tarasenko

Mikado pink

Indeterminantny grade.

Height: 1.7 to 2, 5 meters in height.

Maturation period: early (about 90-95 days).

Form: rounded, slightly flattened.

Color: light crimson.

Taste: soft, sweetish.

Fruit weight: 300 to 600 grams.

Productivity: 6 kg from 1 sq.m.

The advantages of the Mikado pink tomato variety and the advantages of its cultivation:

  • thick and plastic skin allows you to maintain the appearance and benefits when transporting vegetables;
  • resistant to disease and temperature extremes;
  • improves the taste of dishes.
The fruits of tomato Mikado pink

Fruits "Mikado pink" can crack from a large amount of moisture, so it is better to leave them to ripen indoors.

wild Rose

Indeterminantny grade.

Height: about 2 meters in height.

Maturation period: medium late (about 110-115 days).

Form: rounded flat.

Color: soft, pink.

Taste: sweet-sour.

Fruit weight: 200 to 400 grams.

Productivity: about 7 kg from 1 sq.m.

The advantages of growing varieties of Wild Rose:

  • weather resistance;
  • large mass of the fetus;
  • a bountiful harvest;
  • pleasant taste;
  • suitable for both salads and hot dishes.
Wild Rose Fruits
The lower leaves of this variety are removed, as this improves the air exchange. To form a bush for a high harvest costs 1-2 stems.

Tall tomatoes - unpretentious plants, giving a rich harvest. If you use the correct planting scheme, they do not take up much space in the garden. The varieties of these tomatoes most suitable for cultivation in the open field, listed above, harmoniously combine taste, immunity to diseases, protection from drought and cold, high yield, beautiful appearance, as well as a high content of vitamins and microelements.