Rutabaga — planting and care
In the long winter evenings the main time truckers is a review of the literature, the mapping of plantings and the choice of new crops for growing on the site.
Think about the useful properties of almost-forgotten vegetable, the Swede, has already clarified all the details.
And it sharply was not enough on the dining table.
And numerous recipes from the Swede patiently waiting for his time. Most importantly, where to start?
Place planting rutabagas
To grow this vegetable may, at neutral and acidic (acidity in the range of 6.0) soils. The best option of fertile land on loams, supersonico, cultivated peatlands.
The basic requirement for a soil is its ability to pass water stagnation, which adversely affects the development of plants. In this case, neither of which, yields even to dream is not necessary.
Therefore every owner should know the level of groundwater on the site. This will greatly facilitate the correct choice of location for planting any plant.
Beds for turnip is prepared in the fall, making the manure, which will be the key to success, but to use it for feeding in the growth period of plants is impossible. It reduces the taste of the turnip, making it dry and porous.
It is useful to make dolomite powder, phosphoric and potassium fertilizers, ash. During the growing season it is very important to make nitrogen fertilizers, which ensure active formation and growth of leaves and roots.
A symptom of insufficient supply of nitrogen is yellowing of leaves, appearance of fine stems that leads to the reduction of the roots themselves.
Timely feeding is useful for all varieties rutabagas, which are often cultivated by gardeners.
Do not put the turnip after turnip, radish, daikon and other related cultures.
The choice of grade is determined by the purposes for which it is needed. There are varieties of going to animal feed and there are canteens. They have tender juicy flesh is white or yellow specific taste.
The best varieties are the «Krasnoselskaya», «Kohalik blue», «Zeltene abolo», «Swedish».
Almost all the table grapes have flat–round shape, which differs in size and shade of light green or purple. Sowing turnip produce, pre-soaked seeds directly into the ground.
May their germination by a temperature of 2°C. the Plant belongs to cold-resistant crops, and even delicate seedlings can withstand short-term fall to -3°C.
Recommended depth is 2 cm, the distance between rows of 40 cm, the type of dense planting with subsequent decimation.
The optimal distance between plants is 4 cm after the first thinning and 15 cm after the emergence of 4 leaves. For protection from pests seedlings of turnip sprinkled with ash or lime.
Seedling method of cultivation of the turnip in the status of the three leaves at the end of may or mid-June, allows 30 days to get a good harvest of rutabagas.
Grow seedlings in full compliance with agrotechnical receptions of technology of cultivation of cabbage. Very
important regular watering. The lack of moisture root quickly blossoms and acquires a bitter taste.
For best crop of rutabagas, you need to weed, feed, water her, however, as any other vegetable.
And then, like in the tale of the turnip during the harvest the whole family, a situation will arise «Pull, pull, pull can not».