Malina Ruby Necklace

  • Authors: VSPP, Cossacks and.IN., Evdokimenko S.N.
  • Repair: Yes
  • Berry color: Bright ruby
  • Taste: Sweet-sweet, refreshing
  • Ripening time: average
  • Weight berry, g: Average mass of 4.2 – 5.6 g, maximum – 8.4 g
  • Yield: 2.3-2.8 kg with bush, or 15-17 t / ha
  • Frost resistance, ° C / winter hardiness: winter hardy
  • Tasting evaluation: 3.8
  • Purpose: Universal

See all the characteristics

The raspberry grade Ruby Necklace was bred back in the 70s of the twentieth century by the Soviet breeder and. In Cossack. He became literally one of the most popular among gardeners of a different level of preparation. Ruby Necklace love for excellent yield, excellent adaptability to conditions and excellent flavoring qualities.

Description of varieties

The varieties refer to repairing large variety varieties. Visual characteristics are as follows:

  • Middle height shrub – about one and a half meters or a little higher;

  • The spreading is small, replacing shoots appear in the amount of 5 pieces and more;

  • Right-type shoots, fruit only ⅔ shared stem;

  • New shoots are not thin, have a green tone with a type of wax type;

  • There are spikes, but not frequent, short, not too sharp, are located along the entire length;

  • The main escape is thick, side branches have a length of about half a meter;

  • The branches are bent under the weight of the fruit, the stem remains straightforward;

  • Foliage large, dark green color, loose structure, wrinkled type.

Among the advantages of the variety can be allocated as follows:

  • Excellent level of yield;

  • The quality of berries is excellent, highly appreciated;

  • variety resistant to pests and diseases;

  • Create a crop can be mechanized;

  • Self-polished variety, berries are universal for use;

  • good winter hardiness;

  • Berries are not well transported;

  • the bush is not too tall and very strong.

There are some minuses that are also worth considering:

  • The lack of moisture leads to the chopping of fruits, deterioration of taste;

  • Insufficient feeding and blackout also affect the size and quality of berries.

It can be concluded that the variety refers to responsive to good care. Thanks to properly organized agrotechnik, the shortcomings of the variety can absolutely leveral.

Timing of ripening

Ruby necklace refers to the middle-gray type of maturation. One-year cycle allows you to collect a harvest in mid-August. Before the onset of cold weather, it usually agrees and assembles at least 75% of the crop. In the warm regions, the figure is about 90%


Ruby necklace – removable grade capable of bringing harvest twice a year. About 2.5 kg of berries are going from one bush, from hectare – about 15 tons. Most of the harvest is going with annual shoots, they are most productive as possible. Thus, Malina is flawless for breeding in industrial volumes. Grades belong to high-yielding.

Berries and their taste

The averages for the maturation of the berries look like this:

  • The form is most correct, elongated type;

  • weight varies from 4 to 6 g, in rare cases up to 8 g;

  • The color of fruits is a saturated scarlet or dark scarlet;

  • Taste sweet, with light sourness;

  • As for the tasting evaluation, on the five-point system it is about 3.8;

  • flesh gentle, pleasant elastic consistency.

Features of cultivation

The agricultural nature of the raspberry of this variety is not too complicated, but it is necessary to comply with the rules. Radial care will affect the amount and quality of the harvest.

  • Moisturizing. In the first year, landing grade requires abundant moisture – at least once a week. For the second year, the bushes are watered abundantly, but only during the formation of a new shrub and in a period of flowering, aging. In the south, water evaporates very quickly, so it is so important to carry out watering when the first sprouts appear. Be sure to moisten the bushes before each feeding, and after watering the soil needs mulching.

  • Trimming. By autumn, this grade raspberry is cut to almost the level of soil. Ideal it is suitable for annual cultivation. Roots should be covered with a layer of peat, humoring in front of the cold. Full pruning allows you to protect the raspberry from the invasion of pests and different diseases.

  • Fertilizer. First of all, the feeder is produced in the preset, and then sufficiently fertilize from a three-year age. In the spring, the ruby ​​necklace is fed by a cow or ammonium nitrate. The flowering period requires mineral compositions, ashs, organics in the form of bird litter, humus, compost. Autumn prepare fresh manure for bookmark.

  • Shelter for winter. Preparing the plant for winter need, despite the winter hardiness of the variety. The bushes are cut off, the foliage is cleaned, the aisle sprinkled with a humor, peat. In case the bushes are not cut, shoots need to be burned to the ground using arcs. In the south, it is enough to cover the shoots of the earth or cloth. In the snow regions, the shelter will serve himself.

Choosing a place and soil preparation

Recommendations for the choice of the soil are quite obvious:

  • The plot should be great and is well lit;

  • Darkening may be present in small quantities, but it is better to avoid it, otherwise the yield may decrease;

  • The optimal landing place is next to the wall, fence, so bushes will be protected from winds, cold;

  • In the summer in these zones, too, as a rule, heat is actively accumulated, respectively, the period of maturation will be shorter.

As for the soil, this variety can be fruit almost on any soil. However, so that the yield is at the proper level, it is worth enriching the soil by humus, manure, forest ground. If the acidity is high, use ash, lime for normalization. In zones where there was a stagnation of moisture, drainage is needed.

The period of landing in many ways depends on climatic conditions. For example, in the north of Malina optimally plant spring sometimes. Rainy, not too hot spring great for rooting ruby ​​necklaces. In the south of spring is shorter, hot, so seedlings rarely have time to root. In the southern regions it is worth landing in the autumn period, about a half months before temperatures.

A bush method of seating is one of the optimal, while bite leaves for at least 70 cm. Also, a tape method has proven itself, the branches must be approximately half the width. As for the aisle, it is necessary about 2.5 m.

It is very important to buy material for planting in proven places with good reviews, since the quality of the crop depends on the seedlings, the health of the bush depends. The material in containers can be planted from spring to autumn, the main thing, check the plant for infecting pests or diseases. Roots with white converts should be viewed into the holes for drainage. If you purchase cuttings without soil, they must be without foliage, but with alive kidneys. Before planting roots are cut, processed by the compositions of a fungicidal type to prevent possible diseases. It is also important to put the roots in the nutrient solution “Kornin” and hold 2-3 hours.

The landing occurs in several stages:

  • Pubs or trenches are digging at least 35 cm, you can more;

  • fertilizers of mineral and organic type are laid;

  • Moisturizing occurs;

  • The seedlock is placed, the ground of fertile type is poured;

  • Root neck remains at the ground level;

  • the soil is rambling and watering;

  • Earth is murdered, otherwise weed grass will grow more active, water will evaporate faster, the soil cracks.


Grade Ruby Necklace breeds shoots, bump-type siblings, you can also grow a seedling from green shoots. The last way is used as many gardeners with experience, for them requires a greenhouse, a greenhouse.

Root division is the easiest way to reproduce this variety. Need to follow the following procedure:

  • The bush is digging;

  • It seems its condition – there are no symptoms of any disease;

  • The bush is cut in two;

  • Cutting places are processed by activated carbon;

  • Saplings are seeded at a predetermined place taking into account the rules of the landing of the raspberry of this variety.

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