- Authors: New Scotland
- Synonyms names: Wendy
- The size: Large
- Weight: 30-35 gr
- Degree of yield: High
- Yield: 1.5 bush with bush
- Timing of ripening: Overlands
- Advantages: Increased bleeding, high tasting rates
- Purpose: Fresh use
- Description of the bush: Good formed
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Vendy’s strawberry grade is bred by breeders from New Scotia. This is a rather new grade, which has not yet achieved popularity in Russia, but more and more farmers pay attention to the advantages of such strawberries and choose it to grow in their farms.
Description of varieties
A bush has a height of 20-30 cm, well formed, green leaves develop on it.
Timing of ripening
The plant begins to bloom in March-April, so Vendies refer to grades with an overnurpose maturation.
The variety has a high degree of yield. One bush during the season gives 1.5 kg of fruits.
Berries and their taste
Berries are painted in red and have the same large size, their weight – 30-35 g. At the same time, until the end of the season of fruits, they do not become minor. Flesh in juicy berries, elastic, fragrance is well tangible.
Wendy berries are taken in a fresh form, high tasting indicators are characterized for them. And also to the advantages should include increased fierce and good transportability.
Features of cultivation
This is a universal strawberry, possessing both winter hardiness and drought resistance. Recommended for cultivation in southern regions with moderate and mild climates. Requires middle-level care.
Choosing a place and soil preparation
The optimal landing date is the end of July. During this time, seedlings are adapted and will bring harvest for the next year. For landings, choose a well-lit plot, but hidden from drafts. The best plant is developing in soil with neutral acidity – 5.2-5.5 pH.
A few weeks before disembodies, dig up the ridge and make a humus (1 bucket) and wood ash (200 g per 1 kV. m). Observe the distance between the bushes 30 cm, and between the rows – 40-50 cm.
Strawberry Vendy’s variety is mainly grown in open ground and therefore pollinated naturally, that is, the wind and insect.
Putting fertilizer occurs.
After the snow, the plant is treated with nitrogen compositions. You can use a cowboy, bird litter, urea, nettle blades. These substances contribute to the formation of green masses.
During flowering, complex mixtures are relevant, as well as feeding with potassium or boron content.
After fruiting, it is recommended tools with a minimum amount of nitrogen. You can use superphosphates or wood ash.
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
Plant is important to prepare for winter. To do this, eliminate old and damaged leaves, and abundantly moistitize the ridge. Vendy variety needs insulation, non-woven materials, straw, husk fitted as shelter. The need for shelter is explained by a very early maturation: without protection, the first flowers can freeze during repeated frost.
Diseases and pests
Wendy variety has high resistance to phytoofluoride and mildew. However, prevention against spotting will not be superfluous. For example, in the spring you can use a burglar liquid 1%, 3% is suitable for the beginning of the growing season, re-processing is required at the beginning of autumn. To protect against pests, it is possible to use “phytodeter” or “phytosporin”.
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
The grade forms a large amount of mustache, so breeding the strawberries Wendy Usami is the easiest way. Choose healthy strong bushes for this, leave several mustows on them, substitute containers with a substrate for 1 and 2 sockets, pinch the continuation of the UAC. Planting seedlings to a permanent place in late July using the transshipment method.
Most gardeners appreciate the taste properties of Vendy’s variety. Of the advantages there is a high yield, the same fruit size during the season. Of the minuses there are susceptibility to the verticillosis.