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Tomatoes of the Raspberry Miracle series are a favorite tomato variety among many domestic gardeners. This general name hides several varieties of delicious tomatoes at once. You will find detailed articles about some of them on our website, and we will tell you about the entire series in this material.
The article provides a description of the series, main characteristics, cultivation features, characteristics and other useful information.
Description of the series of tomatoes "Raspberry Miracle":
Tomatoes "Raspberry Miracle" combine the following hybrid varieties:
- "Raspberry Wine" F1. This variety is famous for its wide range of flavors. The average weight of the fruit is about three hundred to four hundred grams.
- Crimson Sunset F1. This variety is characterized by abundant fruiting. Large and fleshy fruits, weighing from five hundred to seven hundred grams, have a bright crimson color.
- Raspberry Paradise F1. Bright raspberry tomatoes have a sweetish pleasant taste. This variety is characterized by abundant fruiting, and the mass of fruits usually ranges from five hundred to six hundred grams.
- "Berry-raspberry" F1. Tomatoes of this variety have a thick raspberry color and tender juicy pulp. Fruit weight varies between three hundred and five hundred grams.
- "Bright Robin" F1. The pulp of these plastic tomatoes resembles the pulp of a watermelon, and their mass ranges from four hundred to seven hundred grams.
By the type of growth of the bush, these varieties of tomatoes are classified as indeterminate. The height of the bushes can be up to two meters. They are not standard. Bushes need tying. According to the ripening time, this variety belongs to the medium-subzone varieties. From germination to full ripening of the fruit, it usually takes about one hundred and fifty days.
Tomatoes varieties "Raspberry Miracle" show extremely high resistance to late blight. They can be grown both in greenhouse conditions and in the open field. Tomato varieties "Raspberry Miracle" were bred by breeders of the scientific and production association "Sady Rossii" at the end of the 20th century.
Tomato variety "Raspberry Miracle" is one of the favorites on the market. He managed to win the sympathy of a huge number of vegetable growers, thanks to his merits, among which the following can be distinguished:
- Excellent taste and marketability of fruits.
- When ripe, the fruits do not crack.
- Resistance to late blight.
This variety belongs to the high-yielding varieties. One bush is usually harvested from four to five kilograms of delicious tomatoes.
You can compare the yield of the variety with others in the table below:
|Raspberry miracle||4-5 kg per plant|
|De Barao Giant||20-22 kg per plant|
|Polbig||4 kg per plant|
|Kostroma||5 kg per bush|
|Lazy||15 kg per square meter|
|Fat jack||5-6 kg per plant|
|Lady Shedi||7.5 kg per square meter|
|Bella Rosa||5-7 kg per square meter|
|Dubrava||2 kg per bush|
|Batianya||6 kg per bush|
|Pink spam||20-25 kg per square meter|
This variety of tomatoes has practically no drawbacks, however, it should be noted that the later the fruits grow, the smaller in size they will be. However, most gardeners consider this feature a great opportunity to collect small tomatoes for canning.
Tomato variety "Raspberry Miracle" is usually referred to as universal varieties. Its main feature is long-term preservation of seed germination. If the germination capacity of seeds of other varieties decreases after ten years, then the bushes of this variety will bear fruit after fifteen years of storage of seeds.
Tomatoes of the "Raspberry Miracle" series are characterized by:
- large fruits, the weight of which can range from two hundred to six hundred grams;
- ribbed tomatoes are covered with a smooth and even raspberry peel;
- fleshy juicy pulp, distinguished by an unsurpassed aroma and harmonious taste.
- fruits are characterized by a small number of seed chambers and seeds;
- also high dry matter content.
You can get acquainted with the weight of fruits of other varieties of tomatoes in the table below:
|Variety name||Fruit weight|
|Big Mama||200-400 grams|
|Honey saved||200-600 grams|
|Pound rosemary||400-500 grams|
|Dimensionless||up to 100 grams|
|Favorite F1||115-140 grams|
|Pink flamingo||150-450 grams|
|Black moor||50 grams|
|Early love||85-95 grams|
It is recommended to store the fruits in a cool dark place. This can be either a shelf in the refrigerator, or a basement or cellar. The air temperature for storing tomatoes should be between five and twelve degrees above zero, and the air humidity should be at 80%. Fruits are best preserved in plastic or wooden trays, stacked upside down.
The fruits of the "Raspberry Miracle" variety are good both for fresh consumption and preparation of salads, and for preservation.
Recommendations for growing varieties
These tomato varieties are suitable for growing in any region of the country. Preparing the soil for planting tomato seeds "Raspberry Miracle" must be done in the fall. You can prepare the potting mix yourself. To do this, it is necessary to mix in equal proportions sand, garden soil and humus.
Seeds should be sown from March 1 to March 10.... Fill planting containers with potting mix, which can be used as regular cut-necked plastic bottles. Before planting, it is recommended to water the soil with a weak solution of potassium permanganate. Seeds should be treated with 1% solution of "Baikal EM-1" or "Ecosila". After that, about twenty seeds must be poured into each container with earth.
After the first shoots appear, remove weak and crooked shoots. After that, every week you need to remove those shoots that are lagging behind in growth. As a result, you should have seven to ten plants left in each container. This growing method does not involve diving tomatoes. But if you need it, then for this you need pots measuring ten by ten centimeters.
After planting in the ground, mandatory measures for the care of tomatoes should include regular watering, weeding and loosening of the soil, as well as the introduction of complex mineral fertilizing. Since the bushes are tall, they need to be tied up.
Diseases and pests
Although this tomato variety is resistant to late blight, it can be affected by dry brown spot, brown spot or top rot. To prevent the appearance of dry brown spot, which is characterized by the appearance of brown spots on the ground part of the bushes, it is recommended to cover the plants with agrofibre at night.
Top rot usually attacks unripe fruits, manifesting itself in rotting of their tops. Adding one tablespoon of calcium nitrate and a handful of wood ash to the wells during planting of seedlings can save you from this scourge. A solution of calcium nitrate can be sprayed with green fruits. If brown spots, covered with a gray velvety bloom, appear on the leaves of tomatoes on the underside, this means that brown spot attacked your tomatoes. You can get rid of it by spraying the plants with a solution of copper sulfate.
The most common pests, which can be attacked by tomatoes of the "Raspberry Miracle" variety, are: tomato moth; whitefly; spider mite; root knot nematode; plant aphid. Treatment of plants with special biochemical preparations will help to get rid of them.
Tomato "Raspberry Miracle" can deservedly be called a real achievement of Russian breeders.
We bring to your attention a video about the series of tomatoes "Raspberry Miracle":
|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|