Cucumber is a very popular garden crop not only in our country, but also far beyond its borders. The demand and popularity of such a vegetable encourages breeders around the world to produce more and more new and improved varieties of this crop. But no matter how excellent all the novelties are, there is one variety that Soviet breeders invented, but which is still out of competition for any varietal species. This is the well-known "Spring".Despite his “age,” Rodnichok confidently holds the leading position in the agricultural market.
- Contents Description and cucumber varieties characteristic of SPRING
- Advantages and disadvantages of growing
- Features Features care
- Diseases and pests
Description and cucumber varieties characteristic
Fontanelle Fontanelle is a middle-varietal species that needs pollination. Crop start collecting after 50-55 days after planting seeds.
The plant is quite high: reaches 3 meters .Branching of the description is weak.
Manufacturers position this variety as universal in cultivation and use. It is possible to grow up culture both in an open ground, and in hotbeds.
The fruit quality of this variety is excellent. Vegetables are small and tidy identical in size: do not exceed 12 cm .Fruit weight does not exceed 110 grams.
Cucumbers sweet and crunchy. Genetically, they lack bitterness. Inside there are no voids even during heat treatment. Resistant to cracking. The peel is soft, tender green in color, the tuberosity is average.
Fruits are suitable for fresh consumption in salads and for canning for the winter period. Neat identical cucumbers look very picky in pickled and pickled jars.
Cucumbers have an excellent presentation, long shelf life and good transportability. And even the most innovative and improved varieties can envy their resistance to various diseases.
Variety yield on the characteristics - high .Under normal care, collect up to 7 kg of from one square meter in open soil.ripe crispy and juicy vegetables. And with the greenhouse growing method, you can collect up to 25 kg.vegetables of excellent quality.
This crop can be successfully grown both in country and household plots, and on an industrial scale.
Advantages and disadvantages of
Culture has many advantages:
- High yield.
- Excellent fruit quality.
- Resistance to various diseases.
- Excellent presentation.
- Versatile to use.
- Universality in cultivation.
- Unpretentious care.
- Long fruiting period.
- Long shelf life.
- Crack Resistance.
- Lack of bitterness and voids.
- Good transportable capabilities.
There were no deficiencies in this species. Feedback from consumers and growers only positive .
. Cultivation features of
seeds. Our cucumbers can be grown both from seedlings and from seeds. Regardless of cultivation methods, culture needs neutral soil with manure-fertilized .
For planting in open ground, it is necessary to prepare a site from autumn. To do this, first it is cleaned from last year’s plants, then organic fertilizers are applied and only after that they are dug up. If the fall did not work fertilizer can be done in the spring. The soil should be loose with good breathable capabilities.
Seed material also has standard requirements. You need to purchase or already ready-made glazed seeds. They are already disinfected and processed by growth promoters.
But in view of the relative high cost of such seeds, you can take ordinary seeds and prepare them yourself. To do this, they are first soaked in a solution of potassium permanganate, then germinated in a warm moist environment and then quenched, bringing to a moderate cold.
For growing plants in a seedling way, it is also necessary to adhere to some recommendations:
- To plant seeds immediately in separate containers , since the plants are very tender and sensitive and do not tolerate a pick.
- The seedlings are transferred to the soil when has appeared on them for 3-5 true leaflets.
leaflets. Plants are planted in the open ground when the night frost threat has already passed the .
The seeds are planted in the open soil at the rate of 3-4 plants per square meter. This is subject to the garter, which is in great need of tall bushes of our cucumbers. Garter plants not only contributes to higher yields and compactness of culture, but also serves as a preventive root root.
Soil should be loose and wet.3-4 seeds are planted in each well for a depth of no more than 3 cm .and gently pull down the flooded soil. If all the seeds sprout, they should be thinned out.
care Our varietal variety, like all other types of cucumber plants, is very fond of cleanliness and order, and also needs timely regular watering and additional feeding of .
Watering is recommended daily .Moisturize the plants in the evening with warm settled water. Experts recommend root irrigation to ensure that water does not fall on the leaves and stems. But you also need to make sure that there is no stagnation of water under the bushes, such a stagnation will necessarily provoke root rot.
Fertilizing culture is also necessary regularly throughout the growing season. From dressings directly depends on the yield of the variety.
Organic fertilizers, superphosphate, nitrogen and potash agents are excellent for feeding. You can feed the plants every 2 weeks .
Diseases and pests
This type of cucumber positions itself as , a very resistant to various diseases and pests. But if the plant is still damaged, to eliminate the problem, you must use the tools intended for this, which can be purchased at any specialized store.
As a preventive measure, root rot of a plant must be tied up and not allowed to stagnate when watering.
In view of the high yield of the variety, it is recommended that perform daily harvest of .
By adhering to all the above recommendations when planting a plant and caring for it, you will provide yourself and your family with an excellent harvest of excellent tasty and crunchy fruits.