- Authors: English selection
- Synonyms names: Pegasus
- Taste: sour-sweet
- The size: medium and large
- Weight: from 20 gr
- Degree of yield: High
- Yield: 1-2 kg with bush
- Repair: No
- Timing of ripening: Middle
- Purpose: Fresh use, recycling (juice, jam, jam, etc.)
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Strawberry Pegasus – one of the most popular varieties of famous berries. Culture is distinguished by unpretentious to care, gives a high harvest and perfectly worries winter. These are the main characteristics for which the berry appreciate gardeners.
Description of varieties
Pegasus is a strong tall bush with medium-sized leaves. Flowerines in a variety of a reprehension, grow in large quantities when the season occurs.
Timing of ripening
Strawberry Pegasus refers to varieties with an average maturation. The first berries appear in the midst of the summer season. Culture continues to be fruit until the end of September.
Maximum harvest that can be collected from one bush is 2 kg.
Berries and their taste
Culture gives major berries, the weight of one reaches from 20 g. Fruits of strawberry Pegasus conical shape. The flesh is dense, has a homogeneous elastic structure. The color of berries: red, taste fruits sour and sweet, resemble strawberries. Berries of varieties can be used for cooking:
When freezing, retain your taste and appearance.
Features of cultivation
Pegasus does not require much care, and this is a distinctive feature. To obtain a good harvest, it is enough to take care of timely watering and making fertilizers in the soil.
Choosing a place and soil preparation
Experienced gardeners recommend paying attention to the place of strawberry landing. The variety is not friendly with the winds, so the preference should be given to open solar sites from the south, where it practically does not blow.
The soil acidity level should be moderate. In too acidic or alkaline soil, it is worth making organic fertilizers or mineral additives, respectively for neutralization.
Groundwater should flow low to not to buy the roots of the plant. Otherwise, strawberries will rot and will not give abundant harvest.
It is important to take into account the compatibility of strawberries with other plants. Do not land a variety next to potatoes, cabbage or eggplant. Greens, velvets will be good neighbors.
You do not need to plant a variety twice for the same place, otherwise the soil will not have time to fill the nutrients lost per season.
Before planting strawberries, it is worth thoroughly prepare a plot, clearing it from weeds and garbage. If the weed grass lay down the roots too deeply, it is necessary to pre-move the plot and only then start to land. Before omitting seedlings to the prepared hole, it is also worth making organic types of fertilizers.
In natural cultivation conditions – in a greenhouse or in a garden – strawberry flowers pollinated insects. If the variety is planned to grow at home, it is worth taking care of artificial pollination of flowers.
Recommendations for making feeding:
making compositions no closer than 5 cm from the bush;
4 feeding for the season;
water dilution of concentrated solutions.
Upon the expiration of two weeks from the moment of the disembarkation, it is necessary to make wood ash and superphosphates in the soil, divorced in 10 liters of water;
At the beginning of flowering, it is recommended to make a weekly infusion of organic compositions – a cowboat, chicken litter, wood ash;
every 14 days after the start of bloom is appropriate superphosphates and ashes.
At the end of the fruiting it is worth adding additional feeding.
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.
Frost resistance and need for shelter
Strawberry is resistant to frost and droughts, does not require special care. To prepare a culture to cold, it is recommended to cover the bushes with a small layer of fabric, and make fertilizers.
Diseases and pests
Berry is resistant to most insect attacks. However, this does not mean that the variety is able to cope with any kind of pests. Strawberries can attack some of them.
Transparent tick. Carbofos help him help him. Processing it is better to spend after fear.
Nematodes. In this case, it will be necessary to eliminate the affected bushes in order to prevent the epidemic.
Snails and slugs. Not insects, but also worsen the growth of strawberry bushes.
If competently approach the prevention of culture, it will give excellent harvest.
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
A common option for obtaining planting material – growing new seedlings from vegetative escapes, as a mustache. And the reproduction can be performed by dividing the bush.