Blueberry Potato - Species and Care Rules
Potatoes contain carbohydrates, amino acids,vitamins and minerals. It is difficult to imagine our usual diet without this root vegetable. In our time, scientists have brought many varieties of this vegetable for every taste. One of the best, for example, is considered the potato Golubizna. This variety is included in the list of selection achievements of Russia.
Main characteristics of the variety
The plant is non-destructive, of medium height, however, it is quite voluminous. The leaves have a dark green hue and do not lose their rich color for a long time. Flowering has a white-violet hue.
The root itself has a mesh peel and a dulltop. On average, the weight of 1 potato is 150 grams. Potatoes Blue has a white flesh. On the surface there are small eyes. This variety is characterized by a high content of starch and loose structure during cooking. From this root it turns out fine mashed potatoes and fries.
Advantages of the variety
It should be noted that the variety of potatoes Golubizna has a number of advantages.
- Potato is resistant to most diseases.
- Characterized by the slow course of the rotting process, because it is very convenient to store, especially when the temperature is from 2 to 4 degrees.
- Has good resistance to drought.
- High yield of variety. With proper processing and care, the harvest is up to 1500 kg from a hundred.
- Potato Blueberries grow well even in moist soil.
- Significant resistance to low temperatures.
Rules and conditions for planting potatoes
The first May decade is considered the mostfavorable time for planting potatoes. 6-7 degrees - the minimum permissible threshold for soil temperature. Tubers are well accepted in this temperature regime, and are highly susceptible to fertilizers. If you plant a potato Bluefin later, it can be poorly stored or not mature at all. At a higher temperature, the tubers will be more susceptible to nitrates.
Large potatoes can be cut before planting, this will not affect the quality of the crop.
Golubiznu, like any other variety, is planted in two ways: combed and ridge. If you live in an arid terrain, it is better to stay on the first option, in the wet one - on the second.
From the Colorado beetle and the phytophthora, the crop must be treated 3-4 times per season.
Harvest is best in the second half of August or early September. Two weeks before harvesting, you need to cut off the tops.
Breeders tried to grow thisthe variety was available in any locality, and it was unpretentious in processing and care, and also had excellent taste, appearance and long-term storage.