Strawberry White Swede

  • Synonyms names: Belaya
  • Taste: sweet and sweet, pineapple
  • The size: Large
  • Weight: 20-23 gr
  • Yield: 0.4-0.65 kg with bush
  • Timing of ripening: Middle
  • Advantages: unattractiveness to the invasion of birds because of its pale color, the ability to use berries even allergies due to the lack of red pigment, it is well tolerating winter fluctuations in temperatures and thaw
  • Purpose: Fresh use
  • Description of the bush: Compact, squat
  • Berry color: White

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Strawberry White Swede (Synonym – White) was removed in Sweden and is the most large-scale of modern strawberry varieties of white color. Gardeners acquire it rather for curiosity and interest to grow in their sections with strawberries with berries of unusual color. But this variety has many advantages, among which is a wonderful taste and aroma, good yield and winter hardiness.

Description of varieties

Strawberry Sort White Swede is characterized by compact, squat bushes up to 20 cm high. The leaves are small, vertically directed, they are slightly pubescent and have dark green color. On one plant is up to 10 strong color seals. Grade flowers abundantly white beautiful flowers. The mustache at the White Swede is formed, but in a small amount.

Timing of ripening

For this variety are characterized by the average deadlines for fruiting. The main period of ripening berries falls on June. They do not lose their shape from sunlight. Ripeness can be determined by seeds that become dark red. To give the fruits of greater sugar, it is recommended to spray the bushes early in the morning or in the evening with special solutions containing potassium.

Yield

On average, from one bush of strawberries White Swede can be collected 0.4-0.65 kg of berries. Fruits ripen together and do not lie on the ground. In the first year, the harvest may be small. With biennium plants, they are removed, as a rule, about 700 g of berries with bush.

Berries and their taste

Variety White Swede Forms White Color Fruits With Pink Out Of Proper Conical Shape. They are quite large, the mass of one berry – 20-23 g. Flesh tight structure, but gentle. The taste of fruit sour-sweet, pineapple. Aroma strawberry with shades of smells of mulberry and pineapple.

The berries of this variety are eaten in fresh form, they are not suitable for canning. Fruits can be used to children and allergies, as there is no red pigment. For strawberry berries White Swede is characterized by high marketability. It is worth knowing that they are not stored for a long time and are not suitable for long transportation.

Features of cultivation

Strawberry Sort White Swede is very complicated in care. The average irrigation intensity should be observed, despite the high droughness of the plants. Preferably use drip watering. The variety belongs to winter hardy, but requires shelter in case of low-level winters. In general, it is well tolerating winter fluctuations in temperatures and thaw.

Choosing a place and soil preparation

Strawberry White Swede grows well only on sunny plots. The soil should be fertile, light, with neutral acidity. Saplings are best planted at the end of July or in spring after the end of frosts.

In the landing wells it is necessary to make humus and wood ash. 1 m2 should be no more than 10 bushes. The ideal distance between them is 20 cm, and between the rows – 40 cm. In no case when landing can not be filled with a heart plant, as it is a growth point.

Pollination

The process of pollination of this variety occurs naturally if the plants are grown in the open ground. It involves wind and insect pollinators. In greenhouses to pollinate strawberries, it is convenient to use fans.

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.

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YeastBoric acidAmmoniaAshIodine

Diseases and pests

Strawberry White Swede has medium resistance to diseases. Despite the fact that the fruits are not inclined to land and rarely rot, gray rot may arise from the oveurgement of the soil. For the prevention of this disease 2 times a month, strawberry bushes should be sprayed with a weak solution of manganese. In the spring, it is desirable to handle plants with a 3% burgundy fluid solution.

Berries grade White Swede are unattractive as food for birds because of its pale color. For the prevention of damage to fruits in insect pests, the bushes spray with filled onion husks.

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.

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WeevilBellenkaAntsSlugMiteNematodeTRIPSBeetles

Buuray spottyRotSpotsTwisting leavesDryingHoles in leaves

Reproduction

Strawberry Sort White Swede breed seeds or rosettes from mustache. When using seeds to landing, proceed in February or early March. The soil must consist of a turf, humoring, peat and river sand in proportions 2: 2: 1: 1. Seeds do not fall asleep the earth, often sprayed with a spray gun. You need to peer seedlings after the appearance of 3 full-fledged leaves, and at the end of April plants can be planted in open ground.

When breeding, the mustes choose the strongest sockets and put them in the container with the soil, without separating from the maternal bush. After the roots dispel, and several adult leaves will appear, the sockets are cut off from the parent plant and planted on the place of permanent growth.

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