Cherry at all times was very in demand. The advantage of cherry trees is not only in abundant harvests of tasty and juicy fruits, but in the fact that people can use cherry leaves and bark – very often folk medicine recipes talk about the healing properties of cherries
Also, many housewives use leaves for twists for the winter. Berries can be stored in the freezer for storage, cook compotes from them, make jam, eat raw and as an ingredient for cosmetic products.
History of the origin of cherry “Turgenevskaya”
Even in the days of the USSR, breeders constantly brought out new varieties that would be most suitable for our country. Some of them got accustomed, others do not. Sort “Turgenevskaya” began its journey since 1979. His father was Cherry Zhukovka. Since then, he is constantly planted in our country. Particularly popular in the middle zone of Russia due to its good varietal indicators
Characteristics of the variety “Turgenevskaya”
Cherry refers to frost-resistant species. Which makes it popular in many regions of our country with a harsh climate. Usually a tree grows about three meters in length. The crown is formed straight, branches tend upwards. During the flowering period, the cherry is covered with abundant white flowers, which soon turn into a good harvest. Trees rarely infect even the most common diseases and parasites. The leaves are oval with a sharp tip, the surface is smooth, saturated green. Young trees are actively beginning to form the harvest already in the fourth or fifth year of life. For the third year of life from one tree you can collect up to 10 kg of berries. Do not require complex care. The adult tree has a brown-brown trunk, the old one can be covered with bloom. The brand has a great popularity for its large and juicy berries. One cherry can have a mass of 5-6 grams and a diameter of 2 cm. The shape of the berry is something like a heart. The color of the fruit and pulp is red, the bone is small in size. Berries have an original flavor, combining both acid and sweetness.
Planting of cherry “Turgenevskaya”
This variety differs unpretentiousness, but in this case, before planting, a number of certain conditions must be observed. So, seedlings do not like groundwater, poor soils. Therefore, before planting necessarily in the hole you need to make fertilizer. Cherry responds well to potash and phosphate baits also like fertilizer with humus and ash. The variety likes well-drained, non-acidic, moist soils
Planting should be done in a well-lit area. The hole is 60 cm wide, half a meter deep. The distance between cherry seedlings should be at least 4-5 meters. Otherwise, trees will obscure one, the other, interfere with the normal formation of branches. As a consequence, the harvest will decline
After planting the seedlings, you must water it abundantly, loosen the soil. You can also use mulching. In the early years, abundant watering of cherries should be regular, the soil should not dry up
As trees grow during the year, you need to make fertilizing. The first time before flowering, the second time after flowering, the third under the winter. But as a fertilizer is better to use organic bait from the mullein, bird litters
If the leaves of the cherry begin to twist, which happens infrequently, the tree will need to be sprayed for disinfection – this will help the disease not to grow
With proper care, the variety will grow rapidly and yield high yields of juicy berries. Berry is great for storing in the freezer, spinning and eating fresh.
Cherry variety “Turgenevskaya”