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Raf tomato cultivation. All about how to plant

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Tomato Raf is a multilobal tomato, ribbed, green neck and slightly flattened. It is not an overly large tomato weight ranges in 150-200 grams.

The tomato is of semi-determined size and is very resistant to tomato fusarium disease variety.

Raf tomato (Marmande) can be grown both outdoors and in greenhouses.

Fruit quality is much better crop cycles Fall-Winter-Spring with the result of a ribbed tomato, greener neck, and taste better. Crop cycles in late winter-spring bear fruit in summer with the outcome of something less ribbed tomatoes, green-collar little redder, and somewhat less flavor.

What are the requirements of the tomato crop raf Marmande?

  • Weather. Marmande tomato raf like the rest of the tomatoes is growing warm climates requiring high temperatures for their development, not withstand frost or cold. Also needs its cultivation is done in a place where all day sun.
  • Ground.  They require well – crafted and fertile soil with perfect drainage.
  • Subscriber.  It is demanding in the subscriber needs a good dose of humus to provide all the necessary nutrients to the plant.
  • Irrigation.  It is a crop with significant water needs frequent watering and quantity.

What is the sowing of Marmande tomato RAF?

Planting can be done in two stages:

  • Plantings Fall-Winter-Spring (plantings from August)
  • Sowings January-February-March.

When it comes time to harvest the Marmande tomato raf?

The first Marmande tomatoes raf can start collecting from three months after transplantation.

Partners in the garden of Marmande tomato raf


It is crucial to associate the tomato crop  Marmande raf crops of basil, garlic,  onions, lettuce, radishes, and carrots. 


Never associate your crop cucumbers and potatoes.

Pests and diseases affecting the cultivation of tomato raf


The most common pests are aphids,  spider mites, and whiteflies.

To prevent and combat these pests uses the combined action of organic insecticides such as potassium soap, the purin nettle, and prepared neem.


The downy mildew disease caused by a type of fungus is the most common in cultivation.

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