- Authors: Canada
- Synonyms names: Cabot
- Taste: Raisin
- The size: very large
- Weight: The weight of individual copies reaches 120-150 grams
- Degree of yield: High
- Timing of ripening: Late
- Advantages: long-term storage
- Purpose: Fresh use
- Description of the bush: squat, spread
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Strawberry Kabot was first led in Canada. Then she fell in love in all countries of the world for amazing taste and large fruit size.
Description of varieties
Bushes of this variety of berries are very spreadable, but low. Powerful blossoms. They are located below foliage and inclined under the high weight of large fruits.
This variety mainly use it and fresh. It is not very often grown for sale, because many people doubt the natural origin of the berries of such a large size, believing that various chemicals are used in fertilizers. This is not true, in which thousands of summer houses, who use Keabot for growing in their garden plot.
Timing of ripening
Cabot strawberry berries ripen late, so the variety itself belongs to the late. But bloom is happening in March – April.
Suitable for growing in any climatic conditions. Unlike other strawberry varieties, it is capable of growing in the northern regions. Has a high winter hardiness, but loves sunny plots. Therefore, in the regions with a warm climate will give a higher harvest.
It has a high yield – up to 1 kg of berries from one bush. The variety is also well adapted to transportation and long-term storage.
Berries and their taste
Berries of this variety have a rich-red tint and have a very large weight – about 120-150 g. In the palms of a small child can fit no more than 2 berries. Fruits have a conical shape and ribbed surface. Taste saturated, sweet, remotely resembles raisins. The flesh has a rather dense structure, but at the same time it is not too hard. Thanks to all these properties, the fruits are very popular both at the gardeners and consumers.
Features of cultivation
When placing bushes for landing, it should be borne in mind that this variety requires a distance between seedlings more than 30 cm. It is necessary to accommodate leaves and powerful color seals.
When even a small amount of weeds appear, they need to be immediately eliminated, as they pull the nutrients from the soil necessary to the strawberry bushes for the formation of a good harvest. For landing it is better to use solar plots.
Choosing a place and soil preparation
Strawberry Cabot – Pretty unpretentious grade. For its landing, almost any soil is suitable, except sandy. Groundwater should not pass too close to the surface. Otherwise, the facilities of the additional layer of drainage will be required.
The soil before planting is drunk, removing her plant residues from it. When planting strawberries apply fertilizers. After planting the bushes, it is best to put a mustache or sawdusts, and also cover the agricultural to prevent the appearance of weeds.
Obroat flowers, so the plant pollines himself independently. No additional pollination is required.
For timely and good harvest you can use feeding. One of the most suitable nitrogen fertilizers is nitroammophos. Its application is described in the instructions attached to it. From organic fertilizers use manure and chicken litter. But the litter is usually too concentrated, so it is diluted with water. And the strawberry of Kebot reacts positively to the mulch. It is widely used gardeners and dacms.
All about fertilizers for strawberries
One of the important techniques in the care of strawberries is the feeding. Regular fertilization makes it guarantees a rich crop. There are several different ways to feed strawberries and each of them is intended for a certain period of plant development. During flowering, fruiting and after it, the feeding must be different.
Diseases and pests
This is a very resistant to diseases grade berries. However, he is susceptible to gray rot. To prevent its appearance before planting the roots of the plant are treated with aqueous solution of manganese.
Against pests of bushes are treated with biopreparations. For example, “actor”. Since anti-larvae biological means are useless, two processing with a difference in 5 days. And also need to be measured when working with data.
Fighting diseases and pests
Strawberry is often subject to a variety of dangerous diseases that can seriously undermine its condition. Among the most common – malievable dew, gray rot, bright spot, anthracnose and verticillosis. Before buying a variety, it is necessary to ask him resistant to disease.
Buuray spottyRotSpotsTwisting leavesDryingHoles in leaves
This variety of berries is formed a very small amount of mustache and one could say that it is unsuitable for breeding. But due to the fact that they are very strong and thick, this kind is quite good at proper care.
Strawberry Cabot – very large juicy and tasty berry. For it and appreciate it. And it is very easy to care and is in demand even newbies.