Strawberry Favorit

  • Authors: Great Britain
  • Synonyms names: Favori
  • Taste: sweet
  • The size: average
  • Weight: 20-25 gr
  • Degree of yield: High
  • Repair: Yes
  • Purpose: Universal
  • Description of the bush: Compact, small
  • Berry color: Bright red

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Strawberry Favorit – Favorite Gardeners For more than 40 years. Derived in England, she took root in Russian gardens because of his undepair to soil and care.

Description of varieties

Compact bush, has a slightly chaotic structure, low, with large, light green leaves. Flowerines are strong, do not go beyond the level of the leaf domes, with small multi-scale inflorescences. Even with adverse weather conditions during the fruction season, the favorite is able to please the stable harvest, which distinguishes it from modern high-yielding, but rather demanding of the grade growth conditions.

Timing of ripening

The term of ripening the fruit is long, starts in June and continues until September. The variety belongs to the repair.

Yield

The yield of the variety is now difficult to attribute to a record, it is about 500-700 g from the bush and does not meet modern requirements for commercial varieties. The stability of harvest in any conditions does favorite attractive for small farms and private traffic.

Berries and their taste

Middle Berries, weighing 20-25 g, with a dense, juicy flesh. Taste sweet or sour sweet, with light strawberry aroma. Fruit a bush stably, by the end of the season, the fruits do not mince, the taste does not deteriorate. With sustainable cool and rainy weather, the acid can wear a pronounced character. Some experts note the lack of “raisins” in the taste of fruits. This is compensated by the versatility of berries, which are suitable for both fresh use and for any kinds of processing and freezing. Smooth size and bright red classic color makes them ideal for decorating desserts. When transporting the berries is well preserved due to the dense structure of the meakty.

For better preservation and transportation of a harvest, strawberries stop watering the day for two to the mass collection of berries, which is better to start a little earlier than the complete maturity comes. The collection of fruits is carried out every day, 2 times a day: in the morning after drying the dew and in the evening until its dropping. Enhance the bleed and improve the transportability, removing strawberries together with the fruit.

Features of cultivation

The popularity of the Favorite variety is due to its simplicity of its agricultural engineering. Strawberry does not require special growing techniques, so suitable for cultivation in the country areas, where the owners are deprived of the possibilities of everyday leaving plants.

Standard techniques are used for successful growth: regular weeding and loosening beds, watering and feeding, preventive processing. A varietal landing site is recommended every 3-4 years – this creates the stability of the plant to diseases and increases yield.

In order to prevent the contact of the berries with wet ground and protect them from the rotation, the soil under the bushes is mulched crushed dry grass or straw.

It is important to have time to climb the beds with strawberries until the first fruit appears.

Favorite seedlings plant, observing the distance between bushes and rows of 30 cm. The depth of the wells must correspond to the length of the roots, the longest root is pumped. 3-4 sheets leave on the saplings, the rest are broken. Plant, not blunting a central outlet. After disembarking, it is plenty and mulched. Work is carried out in cloudy weather or in the evening. So that possible frosts do not destroy the young bushes, the beds are protected by observing material. About a week after disembarking young bushes, they are recommended to spray wood ash. The mustache appearing on the plants in a timely manner, so that they do not take power in the fruitful bush.

Choosing a place and soil preparation

The sort of favorite does not impose increased demands for the quality of the soil, like any other strawberry, is poorly growing only on clay heavy soils. Good options are considered black soil, light loams, forest soil.

Planting space should be well covered with the sun, quickly warm up in spring. Better if it is protected from cold northern winds. Plot Choose smooth, suitable slope in southern face. Avoid low, overwhelmed territories, in order to avoid root. Before planting the soil prepare:

  • The location of the garden is carefully loosen, removing weeds;

  • feeding, increasing soil fertility – 10 kg of compost or overwhelmed manure with the addition of 50 g of azophoski and ash glass per 1 m2;

  • Secondary loosening of the soil.

Advice! Saplings of the grade favorite sit down at the end of summer or in the spring, after the soil warms well. Professionals prefer the period from the end of August to early September.

Pollination

Strawberry colors Obroat, so in the open ground, special pollination procedures are not required to apply. The ideal option is to landing several varieties on one plot of land.

The period of flowering varieties Favorite is long, ends with the beginning of fruiting. Prevent pollinating all the flowers can only strong cooling and abundant prolonged precipitation.

Subordinate

Experts believe that fertilizer is better than organic fertilizers:

  • mature compost;

  • cowboy;

  • bird litter.

After applying fertilizers, the garden must be abundantly pouring and bragging. For the season, such procedures are done on the following dates:

  • Early spring, after drying the soil and removal of old leaves with beds with plants:

  • during the appearance of flowers, before flowing;

  • After harvest.

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.

More details

YeastBoric acidAmmoniaAshIodine

Diseases and pests

Strawberry Favorite has a good immunity to viral and fungal diseases of berry crops, increased resistance to mildew. The fight against pests is reduced to prophylactic measures: before flowering and after the end of the fruiting beds with plants are processed by biopreparations or folk remedies mainly in the evening.

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.

More details

WeevilBellenkaAntsSlugMiteNematodeTRIPSBeetles

Buuray spottyRotSpotsTwisting leavesDryingHoles in leaves

Reproduction

Prophet the sort of favorite mainly by air vessels (mustache). On the most healthy and yields, they leave 1-2 air chains with the first two sockets. Cutting off the mustache for the second outlet, it is pinned to the ground for better rooting of the seedling. You can roighten the outlets immediately in a seedy cup. The seedlock with 4-5 leaves, which came to the growth of 4-5 leaves, cut off from the groove, carefully replete with a lump of land to a new bed.

Every year breeders of the whole world please gardeners newly derived strawberry varieties with improved features. But the old, proven time and experience, the favorite remains in the gardens of Russian summer residents and continues to delight stable harvest and excellent taste.

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