Pepper Tolstyachok - description and characteristics of the variety

Red, mid-season bell pepper. The walls of the fetus are quite fleshy; they become purple in color as they mature. The pulp contains many vitamins, minerals. Variety of universal use, suitable for fresh consumption and processing. Fruits can be frozen, stuffed, used for cooking lecho.

Pepper Fat

Pepper Fat can be grown on open and protected ground.

A characteristic feature of the variety is a high content of lycopene pigment, which gives a bright saturated color. The ripe fruit reaches a mass of 200 grams, has a pyramidal shape.

Red glossy fruits will serve as decoration for the festive table. Pepper is perfectly transported over long distances. After harvesting, the fruits do not deteriorate until one month.

The bush is low, compact, the leaves are dark green due to the high concentration of chlorophyll. The plant looks quite decorative during flowering and ripening of fruits.

A small number of seeds ripen in the four seed chambers; they can be collected and used for planting in subsequent years. The bush requires garter during the period of fruiting, formation.

The advantages of pepper Fat include excellent taste, resistance to apical rot, sunburn and fungal diseases.

With proper care, proper agricultural technology from a bush of pepper Tolstyachok, you can collect up to four kilograms of fruits of excellent quality.

How to grow seedlings at home

The variety Fatty is grown mainly in seedlings. The seed material is pickled, calibrated, and treated with a stimulant. Sown seeds in containers, sprinkling on top of a small layer of fertile soil.

Pepper does not like acidic soils; it is better to use a purchased soil mixture with neutral acidity. The soil must be loose, structured, permeable to air and water.

Do not use the land from the garden, it contains spores of pathogenic fungi, pests. Better get the soil mixture in a special store.

In the tank, you need to make drainage from expanded clay or pieces of foam. After sowing the seeds, the container is closed with glass or plastic wrap. For germination, the seeds do not need light, enough heat and moisture, but as soon as the first loops of seedlings appear, the container is transferred to the windowsill, closer to the light.

Seeds are sown for seedlings, usually in late February. During this period of time, the sunny day is still very short, young seedlings receive less light, which is extremely important for growth processes. The lack of sufficient solar energy will not be able to compensate for any timely watering or fertilizer application. Therefore, you need to take care of additional lighting.

Do not sow seeds too densely, with thickened plantings, seedlings begin to compete for light.

Tip: do not use containers that are too deep; grow seedlings of bell pepper in small pots.

Seedlings of bell pepper are highlighted for three hours in the morning and in the evening. Special lamps are used for this. Without additional illumination, the seedlings will turn out to be elongated, painful, it will hurt for a long time after transplanting into open ground or a greenhouse.

At the stage of 4 real leaves, seedlings are dived. The pick is designed to stimulate the growth of the root system. If the plants are left to grow in one pot, they will begin to compete for light and water, they will be cramped, they will stretch out.

The first top dressing is allowed 15 days after emergence. Pepper is very responsive to organic fertilizers.You can feed young plants with a weak solution of urea.

Do not allow stagnation of water in containers and pots, this can lead to the occurrence of the disease "black leg".

Planting seedlings in the ground

It is necessary several weeks before planting to take out the seedlings in fresh air for hardening for a couple of hours daily.

When transplanting, seedlings are carefully removed from the pots with a lump of earth, being careful not to injure the root system. Landing holes are seasoned with humus, compost, superphosphate and ash, watered abundantly.

After planting, seedlings need to be pritenit from the scorching rays of the sun, you can build a temporary shelter from the film to protect against gusts of wind.


Remove stepchildren and fattening shoots in a timely manner. This will help to direct all the energy of the bush to the ripening of the fruits, and not to the development of the bush.

Water the bushes under the root with warm water, make sure that the soil near the bushes does not dry out. Timely remove weeds, loosen the soil. To preserve moisture in the upper layers of the soil, apply mulching.

Picking fruits from the bush is not fully ripe, but in the stage of technical ripeness.

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