Sorrel: growing in the country
However, before embarking on landing, it is worthdetermine the choice of variety. The most suitable for growing in the country site are considered spinach varieties. This, for example, may be Nikolsky or Andreevsky variety. Such a sorrel, the cultivation of which in this case is more rational, will be larger with leaves of ellipse shape. In addition, a similar variety tastes better, as it is not as sour as ordinary sorrel.
Sorrel, growing of seeds which is appliedmost often, prefers sunny areas. However, he feels well in the penumbra. It grows well on acidic soils. They put him in lines. Distance between rows - 20 cm, between lines - 40. It is best to use this method. The fact is that after four years of cultivation, the leaves of sorrel begin to grow smaller. Therefore, between the lines are planted new plants, and the old ones are removed.
Seeds are embedded in the soil to a depth of 3 cm. If the ground is heavy - 0,5 cm. The sorrel grows on the tenth day after planting. As soon as the first leaflet appears in the plants, they are thinned in such a way that the distance between them is 5 cm. Sorrel, the cultivation of which is not particularly complicated, does not require feeding for a season. But this is only if a sufficient amount of organic material was introduced before planting in the ground. On unfertilized beds, it is worth using fertilizing containing nitrogen. What you can not do is apply phosphorus fertilizers to plants. Sorrel because of this begins to bloom.
Sorrel, cultivation and care for largelabor costs are not required, multiplies and forcing. To do this, take a piece of rhizome, the length of which is at least 50 cm. The most suitable plants are four-year old. Roots are buried in the ground to a depth of 18 cm.
Thus, observing agricultural techniques, you canto grow an excellent crop of sorrel. A lot of time it does not take away, and the diet can be diversified with delicious leaves, which contain a huge amount of vitamins.