Cabbage Rinda: Description of the variety
Cabbage Rinda - a popular variety, favoritetruck farmers for unpretentiousness in growing, and consumers - for excellent taste and commercial qualities. Characterized by high yield, such a garden product is used for fresh consumption. According to the comments of housewives, the cabbage of this variety is especially delicious.
Description of Rind cabbage
For a long time the variety is preserved on the vine and, being infull maturity, resistant to cracking, which is a huge advantage. Heads are light green, homogeneous, globular, the average weight of each is 4-6 kg. Are located on a short thick stump. Thin leaves are quite dense in structure, and spreading is average. Juicy and incredibly tender. Cabbage Rind ripens in 85-90 days after the transplant.
Planting a crop
Planting cabbage seedlings should be done inpre-prepared soil. To do this, in autumn the proposed site should be dug with parallel lime application at a rate of 1/2 kg per 1 sq. Km. meter. It is also recommended to enrich the soil with organic matter: it is recommended to add a bucket of humus or peat to this area. After planting, the site needs to be watered and treated with a herbicide, whose action is aimed at preventing the growth of weeds. Recommended preparations: "Semeron" and "Ramrod".
A variety of Rind cabbage can be planted asseedling, and seed method. The sowing should be carried out in the spring (in the beginning of April), maintaining the distance between rows of 8-10 cm. The depth of embedding is 2-3 cm, because with a deeper planting the sprouts will be very hard to germinate. Seeds of cabbage must be kept for 8-10 minutes in salt water (for 1 liter of water - 30 grams of salt), then put in a hot (45-50aboutC) water for half an hour. Such soaking prevents the development of bacteria harmful to the plant.
When growing cabbage, seedling also followsmake autumn soil preparation, using digging and feeding with organic. Seeding on the seedlings is carried out from 1 to 10 April, the optimum temperature for growing in the greenhouse is + 20-22 aboutC. After germination of seeds, this indicator should be brought to 8-10 aboutFROM. In order to improve the viability of germination in 2 weeks from the time of their appearance, the latter should be planted (to make a pick). Before transplanting, early cabbage needs abundant watering. The final determination of young shoots in the open ground (for permanent growth) is performed with 6-8 leaflets.
Features of care
Early cabbage will rejoice with a high yield atensuring thorough care, consisting in the timely weeding of the soil, its loosening and regular watering, which after planting seedlings is required to produce every 3-4 days at a rate of 8-10 liters of water per 1 square meter. As the garden culture grows, the amount of moisture should be increased to 12-15 liters, but with watering once a week. After moistening, the soil should be loosened each time to a depth of 8-10 cm.
An important factor in the correct care of cabbageis its hilling, which during the growing season should be carried out 2 times. First time - after two weeks from the moment of landing in the open ground. This operation, which is recommended to be carried out on a calm day, will give additional protection to the still fragile shoot. The height of the new land layer should be about 30 cm. The repeated hilling is aimed at the correct formation of the seedlings and the activation of growth and is carried out in a month and a half after the first.
Prevention measures against diseases and pests
Cabbage Rinda - a plant that is resistant to variouskind of diseases and pests, but it is nevertheless recommended that preventive measures be taken to prevent them. So, from the black stem, affecting the stem and root system, the plant should be treated with the drug "Granozan". Against the powdery mildew affecting the leaves, sprinkle the sprouts with Bordeaux 1% concentration. It is also important to control the moisture content of the soil, the excess of which leads to the appearance of this disease.
From cabbage aphids, sucking from leaves alljuices and nutrients, you can apply a solution of ordinary household soap (10 liters of water - 40 grams), as well as infusion of tobacco. After the harvest, be sure to remove the cabbage stalks from the field.
Young seedlings can be attacked by fleascruciferous. Gnawing holes in the leaves, it causes the death of the whole plant. Against such a pest, pollination with a tobacco-ash mixture is effective (in a ratio of 1: 1). It is also important to carry out regular weeding and timely removal of weeds.
Harvesting and storage of crops
Pick cabbage, maturingsimultaneously, in August-September. The yield from 1 square meter is 8-10 kg of fruit. Cleaning is best done in dry weather. Keep the cabbage in a cool and dry cellar on fixed kocheryzhkah or on shelves. From premature rot can be powdered heads with chalky dust.
Advantages and disadvantages of the variety
Cabbage Rinda, whose quality feedback is encouraged to choose this particular variety, is best suited for growing on private plots. Ogorodniki note a number of advantages:
- is undemanding to climate and soil;
- resistant to diseases and pests;
- perfectly stored;
- It is transportable.
Maximum light and abundant regular watering are important conditions for caring for garden cultivation. With all the recommendations of cabbage, Rinda will thank with high and high quality yield.