Malina Zev

  • Authors: Switzerland
  • Repair: Yes
  • Berry color: Dark Red
  • Taste: sweet
  • Weight berry, g: 2.5-3.0
  • Yield: 4-5 kg ​​with 10 m2
  • Frost resistance, ° C / winter hardiness: High
  • Purpose: Universal
  • Period of fruiting: From the second half of August and to frosts
  • Bleed: Yes

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Malina is a useful and incredibly delicious garden culture, which is grown by almost every summer cottage. As a rule, gardeners and farmers try to grow grade with the smallest fortifications and high yields. These species include the Swiss raspberry variety, called ZEV.

History of removal of varieties

Removable Zea grade was bred by Swiss breeders many years ago. This view belongs to the class of TUTUYMERS, since it is able to give a crop twice a year. On the territory of our country, this raspberry grade is actively grown in recent years, but already causes the praise of summer houses and farmers.

Description of varieties

Malina Zeva is a European variety characterized by the average size of the bushes (maximum height of 170-180 cm) with a powerful root system. Bushes with dense stems and light green leaves are quite compacts, since a reprehension.

Timing of ripening

The timing of ripening and fruiting stretches for a long period – from the middle of the summer (this is the first stage of harvesting) to the most frosts (the second collection of berries). As a rule, the variety is able to give up to the first frosts 60-65% of the harvest, so the optimal region for growing and breeding the plant is a zone with a long summer and warm autumn.

Regions growing

Due to the resistance to temperature fluctuations, this raspberry grade can be grown in different regions – from the south to north. In addition, Malina Zeva is massively grown in Ukraine and in Belarus.


The yield of the variety is characterized as high and stable, since the collection occurs for a long period. On average, you can collect about 5 kg from 10 m2. The highest possible yield rates are observed for the third year after planting plants.

Berries and their taste

Raspberries have a rounded conical form. Dark red fruit color with a noticeable gloss. Middle-sized berries (2.5-3 grams) are characterized by meaturasis, juitness, density, which provides a good transportation and the possibility of transportation. The taste of raspberry sour-sweet, supplemented with a pronounced aroma.

Features of cultivation

This European variety has its own characteristic breeding and cultivation features, which can be obtained annually a good crop of raspberries.

Choosing a place and soil preparation

The plot should be well covered with the sun and be protected from drafts and strong winds. The optimal soil will be breathing soil with neutral acidity – loamy and nutritious. Before planting, the site is cleaned from weeds, carefully leaving and fueled by organic fertilizers. An important aspect is also the level of humidity, which should be moderate, so in the lowland landing seedlings of this raspberry is not recommended.


In the spring, preferably in April, trimming dried and old branches, as well as unnecessary. In May, slightly shorten the shoots, whose height reached 100 cm. Last circumcision takes place at the end of the season. Under the root cut the old shoots, which are more than 2 years old, so as not to interfere with the growth of young branches.

Watering and feeding

To the watering must be taken seriously, because Malina loves moderate humidity. Especially watering are required during periods of flowering and fruiting. On average, 1 watering should be performed per week. The soil must be soaked in moisture by 30-40 cm deep. The optimal watering system is considered drip.

As for feeding, there is a certain schedule consisting of three stages – early spring (complex organic fertilizers), before flowering (saturation of potash-phosphoric fertilizers) and after final harvest.

Frost resistance and preparation for winter

This variety is very frostable, so the warming of bushes is only required if there are severe winters in the region. Bushes are insulated with agrofiber or fabric. With moderate winter, it is enough to jump and slightly touch the branches to the ground.

Diseases and pests

Malina Zeva is resistant to different kinds of diseases and pest invasions, but unfavorable conditions can reduce immunity and weaken the plant. Among possible diseases, you can face mildew, anthracnose and rust, which are eliminated by special solutions.


The reproduction is carried out in three ways – root siblings, root cuttings and green siblings that grew by 15-25 cm. The method is selected taking into account the landing season. Raise with seeds this grade raspberry is almost impossible.

Review reviews

Analyzing the reviews of gardeners and farmers growing raspberries for commercial purposes, you can make certain conclusions. The berry is incredibly tasty, fragrant and well holds the form even a few days after collecting.

In addition, the compactness of raspberry bushes allows it to grow even on small garden sites, enjoying the aroma of fresh berries for a long period.

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