You will need
- - fluorescent lamp;
- - "EPIN-extra";
- - potassium permanganate;
- - sand;
- humus is the earth.
- - complex fertilizer.
For growing at home better suited to low-growing, determinate varieties. The size of their root system will allow plants to feel quite comfortable in a flowerpot or a pot. Preparation of seeds to start in the middle or end of March. Before sowing, it is useful to disinfect the seeds by placing them for fifteen minutes in a strong solution of potassium permanganate. Rinse the treated seeds under running water and dry.
Prepare a solution of four drops of "EPIN-extra" and one hundred milliliters of water. Soak the seeds in this liquid for eighteen hours.
For growing seedlings , tomatoes suitable soil mixture of equal amounts of sand, humus and sod land. Pour this mixture into a suitable container with a layer five or six inches.
Pour the soil and make in it furrows at a distance of about two and a half centimeters from each other. Sow the seeds in these grooves to a depth of half an inch.
Cover the seed container with film and leave in a warm room with temperatures not below twenty degrees.
Once the seeds germinate, move the container on the window sill. The plants do not stretch in a short day, they will require additional lighting. Typically, this use of the fluorescent lamp. Water the seedlings as dry land.
After emergence of the seedlings two or three true leaves, they can dive into individual pots if you're going to transplant tomatoes in the open ground. If the tomatoes will grow in your apartment, immediately to dive down them into larger pots. For this well pour the seedlings before removing them from the earth.
The soil mix from one part compost, one part sand and eight parts of steamed garden soil. Drop into this mixture the seedlings, presernov the roots of a third length. Plants should be sunk into the soil at the cotyledonary leaves.
A week after the transplant, the plants need to feed the solution of the combined fertilizer. Fertilizer "Stimulus" divorced from the calculation of the twenty scales on ten litres of water is quite suitable for this purpose. Feed tomatoes should once in ten days.
Watered the tomatoes twice a week but abundant and warm water. Do it in the morning. Two hours after watering will podrujit the soil and ventilate the room where the plants are.
Undersized tomatoes are grown in two-three stalks. To do this, leave the main stem and a couple stepchildren. The remaining shoots should be removed so as not to get too close to the hive.
To produce a crop of tomatoes, grown indoors, you should use artificial pollination. To do this during flowering every three or four days the plants should gently tap the stem so that the pollen from upper flowers were on the bottom. After pollination tomatoes should be watered.
If you want to get the seeds, choose for this purpose the first large tomato.