For every gardener it is pleasant when an unusual interesting variety grows on the site. Carefully selected plant varieties for the raspberry variety "Beauty of Russia" - the best option. It is easy to clean, gives large tasty fragrant berries.
This variety was bred relatively recently., but got a lot of fans because of their qualities. Professor and Breeder V.V. Kichina in 1990 received an unusually large berries, by crossing varieties "Maroseyka" and "Mirage".
Because of its unsurpassed qualities, such as the size of the fruit, color and taste, this variety was named the "beauty of Russia".
This variety is not repairable, but despite this is popular with gardeners. What qualities is this raspberry prized for?
Description and advantages of the variety
The raspberry variety, under the much-spoken name "Beauty Rossi", distinguished by large fruits in clusters. Berries reach the size of the size of a small plum.
The fruits are sweet and, since there are many of them and they are large, about four and a half kilograms from a bush in one season top-notch raspberries.
The beginning of the ripening of this raspberry variety in the middle of summer. The first fruits are collected in early July. The bush fructifies up to the middle of August.
This time is enough for the berries to be enough both in the preparation of raspberries and fresh consumption.Raspberry "Beauty of Russia" belongs to frost-resistant varieties
Raspberries of this variety withstand temperatures up to 25 degreesand if you take care of and cover up the bushes, then the bush survives even in abnormally cold weather.
This variety belongs to frost-resistant varieties. Raspberries do not need additional watering. Natural moisture is enough for this variety.
Raspberry bushes do not take up much spacedo not expand in width. No side shoots, leaving far from the central part.
The height of the bush reaches a little more than one and a half meters. Variety refers to the medium.
On the stem only light edge, the leaves are large oblong, there are no thorns in this raspberry. Productivity is achieved due to the number of whiskers, on one shoot 2 dozen berries.
Because of its qualities, such as compactness, bushes of this variety do not tie up, but competent care can increase the yield.
Raised bushes will rot less and will not spoil in the rain. The bush will be lit, all fruits will receive their portion of the sun and heat.
Disadvantages raspberry "Beauty of Russia"
The disadvantages of this variety is not so much compared with the number of advantages. One of them is insufficient keeping quality of fruits.
Another disadvantage is susceptibility of bushes in wet weather rot and brown spot. But during the drought, she feels great when watering only rain.
This grade refers to drought-resistant varieties. But the disadvantages are covered with its kilograms of harvest and the quality of the fruit.
Features of growing and breeding
For landing is necessary choose the right place: it should be well lit and do not have nearby groundwater.
The soil should be loamy. If planted in a more fertile soil, raspberries will give too many shoots, which negatively affects fruiting.
Landing is carried out in spring and autumn. In the spring it is April-May, and in the fall September-October.Planting raspberry "Beauty of Russia" carried out in the spring and autumn
For planting raspberries of this variety the best way to plant is in rows. Moreover, the distance between the bushes must be maintained in one meter. The distance between the rows should be one and a half - two meters.
With this method of planting, the accessibility to each bush increases, and this makes it possible to provide high-quality care and harvest.
Also the bushes will not be exposed to rot in wet weatherand the berries will get enough sunlight.
In order to correctly place the raspberry bushes on your site, you need to think in advance how much and where you put them. Since the trenches for planting raspberries need to be prepared in three to four weeks.
Once you have determined the landing site, trenches need to be dug 40-45 cm deep and 60-65 cm wide. At the bottom of the trench evenly lay out a layer of rotted manure or compost.
Next, place the raspberry bushes and cover with the upper fertile layer.
When landing in the fall, you need to pay attention for rooting seedlings before the onset of frost. From above, the soil should be promulgated with peat or rotted leaves.
Ways to plant raspberries
When choosing seedlings, pay attention to the state of the root part: buy if it is developed. From this depends on the quality and time of rooting during planting. Seedlings are not susceptible to infection by disease and without side shoots.
In addition to planting seedlings, raspberries multiply basal shoots. Somewhere in late May, select the strongest shoots that have reached fifteen to twenty centimeters.Raspberry "Beauty of Russia" is propagated by seedlings and basal shoots
This can be done in rainy or dry weather. And dry and sunny weather is even more favorable for this breeding method.
To do this, select only the strongest shoots that have many roots of milky-white color. For breeding need to take low shootsand if they are much more than the specified length, they are shortened.
Should remember that spring planting raspberry does not guarantee rooting in the first year. In some cases, when disembarking in the fall, it is quite painless and effective.
For effective care of raspberries in this class, the main thing to remember is that This variety does not like when the bushes become too thick. It should be regularly cut and thinned.
The option to prevent thickening - trellis. This method of garter gives the bushes additional stability, they will not break from the strong wind.
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The rain will cease to be terrible, the lower branches will become higher and will rot less. Berries on the branches bearing fruit will be available for review and harvest.
This way garters are used even when the seedling reaches a length of 80 centimeters.
Young seedlings require watering and loosening.. Take care of each bush, when watering you need to make up to six liters of water.
Also regularly loosen and feed the plants. When feeding you must use organic fertilizers in the form of rotted manure and mineral.
When choosing mineral fertilizers, it is important to remember that raspberry loves fertilizers based on potassium and nitrogen.
Pruning bushes is a necessary part of care.. Proper pruning is necessary so that the bushes do not become too thick and the force goes into the berries, and not in the branches. Trimming is carried out regularly from the second year after disembarkation.
Cut off the first shoots should be in the second year. Raspberries are already growing and new branches are emerging; the old ones are better removed, giving light and strength to the young ones. It occurs in the spring after bud break.
Cut off the old shoots in the fall. After two years, raspberries dry. Young strong shoots bring maximum yield, they should be left next year and prepared for winter.Raspberry "Beauty of Russia" is needed pruning bushes
While the days are warm, you shouldn’t do anything with raspberries, otherwise it will rot, and later the bushes will be covered to save in winter.
Shoots low bend and cover spruce branchesIt is important not to break the raspberries. The branches are tied to the pegs so that they do not straighten out over time.
The raspberry variety is sensitive to high humidity, should be protected from rain. In this weather, there is rot, brown spot, leaf mosaic and others. With such lesions spray bushes with a solution of Bordeaux mixture.
Also pests affect bushes. Such as raspberry beetle, spider mite other. In such cases, spray bushes karbofosom, colloidal sulfur. With this treatment, the pests die.
"Beauty of Russia" is a successful raspberry variety. Small compact bushes are planted in the garden or at the cottage.
The result is berries the size of a two-ruble coin., bright red, giving off a pleasant smell, possessing a luxurious sweet deep taste.
They are suitable for preparing a sweet dish, for twisting, or for fresh consumption.