For a greenhouse and open beds, choose the tomato "Nastenka": characteristics and description of the variety

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When spring is outside the window, many gardeners are going to the dacha to open the season. They often have a question: what to plant for this year? After all, I want to quickly get a harvest, and so that the tomatoes are tasty and aromatic.

There is an interesting hybrid with excellent taste and, most importantly, early ripening. This is a tomato variety Nastenka, and we will talk about it.

In this article you will find a complete and detailed description of the variety, its characteristics, get acquainted with the peculiarities of cultivation, as well as with the propensity to diseases.

Tomato Nastenka: variety description

Variety nameNastenka
general descriptionEarly ripe hybrid of determinant type
Ripening period80-95 days
The formRounded fruits
ColorRipe fruit color is red
Average weight of tomatoes150-200 grams
ApplicationVersatile, suitable for both salads and canning
Variety yield10-12 kg per square meter
Growing featuresWatering and fertilization is required to increase yields
Disease resistanceResistant to most diseases

Tomato Nastenka is a very popular early maturing variety.

By the type of bush, it belongs to the standard determinant plants, that is, it continues to grow throughout the season, giving more and more fruits. This quality is liked by many gardeners, both experienced and beginners. The bush is low, only 50-70 centimeters... Read about indeterminate varieties here.

Tomato variety Nastenka is equally well suited for growing both in open ground and under a film, in greenhouses, in glass and polycarbonate greenhouses. Of the diseases, it is especially resistant to late blight.

At the stage of maturity, the fruits are red, round, medium-sized. Ripe tomatoes can reach 150-200 grams, that is, medium in size... The fruits have an average of 4-6 chambers and contain 4-6% of dry matter. The taste of the fruit is pleasant, delicate, with a sufficient sugar content.

The information in the table below will help to compare the weight of fruits of this variety with others:

Variety nameFruit weight
Nastenka150-200 grams
Snowfall60-75 grams
Altaic50-300 grams
Yusupovsky500-600 grams
Premier120-180 grams
Andromeda70-300 grams
Stolypin90-120 grams
Red bunch30 grams
Lazy300-400 grams
Honey heart120-140 grams
Mazarin300-600 grams


The hybrid Nastenka was bred by Russian breeders in 2008, and received registration in 2012. Despite the fact that he is quite young, he has already managed to gain popularity among gardeners.

Nastenka is tomatoes that tolerate temperature changes well, and therefore are ideal for all Russian regions.... In the regions of Siberia and the Far East, it is better to grow in greenhouses, and in the southern and central regions, it can be grown outdoors.

Nastenka has excellent taste, which makes it well suited for fresh consumption.

It is often used for home canning as the size of the fruit is ideal for this and the moisture content makes it a good source of fresh tomato juice.

In addition to resistance to diseases and pests, this type of tomato has earned popularity among gardeners for its high yield. To increase yields, the plant requires regular watering and the introduction of mineral fertilizers.

With proper care and favorable conditions, this variety can be high-yielding and give up to 10-12 kilograms per square meter.

You can compare the yield of the variety with others in the table below:

Variety nameYield
Nastenka10-12 kg per square meter
Gulliver7 kg per bush
Honey heart8.5 kg per square meter
Broody10-1 kg per square meter
Lazy15 kg per square meter
Buyan9 kg per bush
Black bunch6 kg per bush
King of the market10-12 kg per square meter
De Barao the giant20-22 kg per bush
Rocket6.5 kg per square meter

A photo

See below: tomatoes Nastenka photo

Advantages and disadvantages

Among the main advantages are:

  • early ripening variety;
  • high productivity;
  • unpretentiousness to soil and watering;
  • optimal fruit size;
  • resistance to major diseases.

Despite a number of advantages, it also has its drawbacks. Plants require certain skills when growing seedlings, beginners may have difficulties. The Nastena tomato variety requires a lot of mineral fertilizers for feeding.

They are also often used as dressings:

  • Organic.
  • Hydrogen peroxide.
  • Ammonia.
  • Boric acid.
  • Yeast.
  • Iodine.
  • Ashes.

Growing features

Among the features of Nastenka, one can note its yield and resistance to the main diseases of tomatoes. Growing requires lightweight, highly fertile soils, so some effort must be made to obtain the promised yield. This variety tolerates storage and transportation well.

In general, agricultural technology includes standard procedures: planting, tying, watering, mulching, pinching.

Diseases and pests

This type of tomato is resistant to most types of diseases and pests, but still susceptible to some of them.

The main problems are caused by pests - spider mites and whitefly aphids. To combat the mite, a soap solution is most often used, cleaning the affected areas of the plant with it until the pest is completely destroyed.

Against whitefly, Confidor is used, making a solution in a proportion of 1 milliliter per 10 liters of water. The plant can also infect slugs, it is easy to fight against them, it is enough to sprinkle the soil around the bushes with ash and ground hot pepper, after which the slugs will go away.

Of the diseases, the tomato is most often prone to cracking of the fruit. If this problem overtakes you, then you should adjust the watering mode and temperature and cracking will decrease.

As you can see from the above, this tomato hybrid can please gardeners with its fruits in a fairly quick time after planting, it is enough to follow simple rules for watering and caring for the soil. Good luck to everyone in growing this interesting and unpretentious plant!

Watch the video: Nastenka variety is one of the most popular tomato varieties

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

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

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