Currant Titania

  • Authors: Sweden
  • Appeared when crossed: Kajaanin Musta-Tamas X Dessert Altai
  • Timing of ripening: middle-variety of ripening
  • Type of growth: middle-resistant
  • Yield: High
  • Purpose: Universal
  • Mass of berries, g: up to 3.5
  • Epishers: powerful, stretch up
  • Sheet: slightly wrinkled, large, grow thick
  • Brush: from above larger, below less; Long, compact

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Titania’s currant refers to the varieties of European selection grown in country sites and cultivated for industrial purposes. Berry shrub is universal in its intended purpose, not inclined to cream, gives large and beautiful fruits. Russian dacifics have already appreciated its merits, the grade is planted everywhere, from the northern regions to the Urals and the South.

History of removal

Titania – black currant obtained by selectioners from Sweden. When crossing, the parents of Kajaanin Musta-Tamas and the dessert Altai were used. The variety was obtained in 1970, but in Russia it became popular only 20-25 years later.

Description of varieties

Forming threat currant bushes average, crown has a domestic form. The average height of the plant is 140-150 cm. The tendering of a strong, powerful branches, directed upwards. Leaves on a bush Large, wrinkled, abundantly covering crown. Brushes are long, compact size, above them more, lower miniature, on average 20 berries in each.

Characteristic of berries

Currant Titania gives round, very large black berries. Their skin is dense, with a small brilliance. The berries of this variety are very large, reach a mass of 3.5 g. The transportability of them is high, from the fruits they come off dry.

Taste qualities

Berries with greenish pulp have a refreshing sour-sweet taste, a pronounced wine tint is present. They are dense, not watery. Tasting evaluation high, reaches 4.6 points out of 5.

Ripening and fruiting

Titania – Black Currant Currant Strength of Ripening. Stroke stretched, from early July. Harvesting is cleaned in 3 reception. The period of active fruction lasts up to 15 years, with rejuvenating pruning up to 20.

Yield

Currant of Titania gives berries in the amount of 80 c / ha. According to this indicator, the variety is considered to be a high-yield. From the bush collect from 2 to 5 kg.

Self-duration and the need for pollinators

Summal currant, with pollination copes itself, without landing other varieties near.

Landing

For the currant titanium, sandy or thin soils are best suited, garden land rich in humus. Too acidic, wetlands, heavy clay soils. The landing space for each bush is prepared with a diameter of 55 cm with a depth of 45 cm. In a row between adjacent plants leave about 2 m.

Each hole is pre-falling asleep by the bucket of humus, 100 g of superphosphate, 45 g of potassium chloride. Fertilizers are laid in the soil, covered with a layer of soil of about 70 cm high – this will exclude the combustion of the roots when contact with chemicals.

2 weeks after preparing the pit, you can go to plant planting. For this, the bushes of the 2-3 year of life are taken, are placed in the well not directly, but at an angle of 45 degrees. Root neck is plugged at 50 mm from the ground level. At the bottom of the pit, it is important to straighten the roots well, fall asleep their soil, then compact the surface. The roasting area is spilled by water, is abundantly murdered.

Since the landing of currant is carried out in the fall, it is important to take care of additional trimming. All shoots are shortened, leaving 10-15 cm. At least 5 kidneys should be preserved.

Growing and care

Spring currant awakens. During this period, care must be especially thorough. In prophylactic purposes, plants are covered with boiling water to destroy the budding tick. Affected by them, if you do not conduct preventive treatment, you will have to cut, sometimes even to the base.

Awakened plants are swollen in a circle. Mulching can be produced by natural materials or manure, but necessarily overwhelming, not to burn roots. It is necessary to organize watering on a regular basis, especially in the period of active vegetation and flowering. Weeding and loosening young bushes need weekly, with a tool plug up to 70 mm. With the beginning of flowering, all terry buds are definitely removed.

Feeding are also carried out on a regular basis. Spring under the bushes bring nitrogen fertilizers, better urea at the rate of 20 g / m2. In the summer – the organic, it is better to make it together with watering, avoiding root burns. All feeding stops are stopped 3 weeks before ripening berries. Under the ban will be the use of pesticides.

In the fall, after harvest, the bushes gradually prepare for winter. They are fertile to superphosphate, bringing about 60 g per 1 m2, as well as 15 g of potassium sulfate. Autumn trimming is also carried out rather radically, with the removal of all six-year branches. And also removed broken, weak, deformed shoots. In the spring, the procedure is repeated, in the summer, the bushes will need only pitching of young branches at the ends in order to stimulate active adhesive.

Resistance to diseases and pests

Immunity in the currant titanium above average. It is resistant to anthracnose and mildew. Practically does not affect white and brown spot. The struggle against pests is mainly aimed at the destruction of the budding tick.

Resistance to adverse climatic conditions

Plants successfully transfer most adverse external influences. Corrozostil’s grade, drought resistant. Well tolerate the protracted heat, continuing to form flowers and maritime.

Review reviews

Incredibly large berries of black currant varieties of titanium act on most dacms fascinating. Those who have already been lucky enough to get seedlings, mention its numerous advantages. Plants are good forgive, gain the height and pomp crown. In the fruction joined the 2-3rd year from the moment of planting, practically do not hurt. Dachniks note that the currant is well tolerates a strong heat even in a bright sun, almost not freezes even in very cold winters.

Disadvantages of the variety also find. Among the reasons for discontent, you can allocate the absence of calibration of berries. They are heterogeneous, smelted noticeably on the lower branches. Taste quality is also not flawless, many berries seem pretty acid. Daught dackets and how often they have to fight with a green young piggy, actively appearing in the bush.

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