- Type of growth: middle-resistant
- Description of the bush: mednascular, powerful, compact
- Epishers: Strengthening
- Chairness: Middle
- Spikes: small and rare
- Location Shipov: Basically concentrated at the base of the branches
- Flowers: pale
- Berry size: Large
- Mass of berries, g: 6
- Berry form: oval
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Gooseberry with an interesting name Green rain was removed in Russia in the 80s. Today, this culture has not lost its popularity. On the contrary, gardeners are increasingly paying attention to it due to good yield and pretty easy care.
Description of varieties
Green rain is a pretty powerful medser worst shrub. It grows on average until one and a half meters, is characterized by compactness. There are spikes, their average, therefore, to collect fruits will be in general comfortable. Usually spikes in this culture small and rare, grow at the base of the branches.
Shoots will be represented and densely desirable. Light green leaflets, classic form gooseberry. Flowers Plant Pale Little Flowers.
Characteristic of berries
This gooseberry forms large berries whose mass can reach 6 grams. They have an oval form, and the color is yellow-green. Skin fruit is quite thin, there is a weak wax fall. Thanks to the transparency with ease, you can consider internal veins. The fruit of the plant differs in length, so it is not very convenient to tear berries from the bush, the pulse of the pulp is not observed.
The internal contents of the berry, as a rule, light green. The flesh has an enhanced juice, thanks to which the berries most often eaten fresh. The taste has a good balance of sweets and acid, and after the use there is a pleasant aftertaste. Accompanied by all easy unobtrusive aroma. Assessment of taste specialists – 4.7 points.
Ripening and fruiting
Green rain is a gooseberry with medium ripening time. At the end of July, he gives the first berries, but sometimes fruiting is shifted and at the beginning of August. Spring plant plant.
This grade gives quite a lot of fruits. The bush allows you to get from 5 to 10 kilograms per season, but if you grow a variety of strambed method, then the amount of crop can be increased by ¼.
Very well described culture feels in the suburbs. But it is possible to grow it not only there. Judging by the reviews of gardeners, green rain grows perfectly in the Far East, in Siberia, and, and, in general, on most of the Russian Federation.
Place the bushes of green rain is needed in the sun or in half. Winds and close to the surface of the groundwater gooseberry of this variety will not tolerate. As for the soil, the best options will be subliblished fertile soils. It is important to remember that on heavy ground with high acidity plant does not fit.
Pubs for disembarking are prepared in 14 days. The site is very important to clear from the remains of the plants, and it will also be necessary to accurately. When preparing in the wells, fertilizers must be made, among which will be humus, superphosphate, sulfate potassium. And also need to make 2 kilograms of river pure sand.
For planting healthy biennium seedlings are selected. Roots in a couple of hours before the procedure omitted in the growth stimulator. Plant to plant a standard depth in the well (0.5×0.5 m), carefully straightening the root. Distance between bushes – 0.8 m. After planting the plants watered. Dose for each bush – 10 liters.
Growing and care
Green rain will require a gardener temperate irrigation. So watering culture starts when it actively goes into growth. During flowering, it will also have to irrigate, as in the period of fruit extension. But for 14 days before harvesting the flow of water should be completely stopped, otherwise the berries will grow watery, not particularly tasty.
In the spring months, the soil in the rich circle is necessarily loose, cleaning from weeds. Deeply immerse the instrument at the same time not to touch the roots. After loosening the soil, they are lying for mulch, preferably organic so that it then reloads and become an additional fertilizer for the gooseberry.
On the third year of the plants of the described variety begin to fertilize. So, in the spring they will need compost and urea. Such feeding will allow the shrub to acquire abundant foliage. Shortly before the start of flowering and 14 days after the superphosphate, designed to improve the quality of the uncess. September is a month of rest. To restore forces and prepare for cold, plants will need superphosphate. Supplement it will be to sulfate potassium.
Crop and form green rain needed in March or after leaffall. It is important to ensure that there are no dry, sick or frozen branches on the plant. It is they who become a seating for disease.
Resistance to diseases and pests
Green rain is an extremely hardy culture. Especially well, this variety is opposed to American mildew. However, he may be affected by white spotty, as well as rust. Treat such ailments are followed by fungicides. The most dangerous disease – mosaic. It, unfortunately, is not treated.
The main pests are the sawwill and fire. However, attentive gardener will be very easy to get rid of them insecticides. Tlya is easy to expel and folk methods. Soap, garlic, wormwood help here.