In our time, stores are full of any goods. Of course, there are also vegetables and fruits in them. It is not difficult to buy potatoes. But unfortunately, not everything is as good as it seems. After all, many of us know that in our time there are a lot of low-quality producers. For all of them the main thing is to get the maximum benefit
Undoubtedly, if a farmer plants vegetable crops for sale, he tries to make the products from his fields first to the markets. And far from each of these producers grows vegetables with the help of only the sun and organic, most farmers do not stint on different chemical additives. To get a good and environmentally friendly potatoes, it can be planted at your dacha. And that the harvest was high, you need a good grade. So, for example, is “Blue”
The shrub of this variety does not reach large sizes. The above-ground part does not fall in different directions. The peculiarity of the green leaves is that the leaves that have a rich deep green color stay fresh for a long time. Flowering usually occurs in violet-white inflorescences.
Varietal characteristics of the potato “Golubizna”
- Weight of tubers of this species reaches on average 150 grams. Their shape is rounded, the edges are blunt. The pulp of potatoes has a white color, the skin also has a mesh characteristic for this variety on the surface. During cooking, the potatoes do not lose their palatability, do not change their color. “Blue” has a pleasant aroma and good taste. If you are a lover of crumbly potatoes, then this grade is for you. Tubers and aboveground part have excellent resistance to diseases. They are not afraid of late blight, potato cancer, viral diseases. Also does not cover the surface and scab. The variety is high-yielding. According to the experience of many summer residents potatoes with good care gave them from a hundred to 1,5 tons of harvest. An important advantage of the variety in its resistance to drought. And it was the last in the years became not uncommon, as the climate became very different from the one that was still 10-20 years ago. There is another great plus – the variety “Golubizna” is undemanding to the composition of soils, even nearby groundwater is not dangerous to it. It differs in that it is not afraid of coolness, which is also very important for our country with such a changeable climate. Suitable both for cooking main dishes such as mashed potatoes, and for dry products – chips, starch. It is also indicative that the variety is excellent and stored for a long time. It is not affected by rot, it does not become soft. The optimum temperature for storage is 2-4 degrees. Before planting, tubers can germinate. “Blue” very quickly gives sprouts uniform and strong. The variety has a medium maturity.
Tubers due to their high adaptation to the cold can land in April. Of course, if the frosts have already passed, and thawed waters have come down. But it is better to plant this variety in the first days of May. Before planting, the seed potatoes can be cut so that there are eyes on each part
The yield and its quality will not affect it in any way. It grows in any soils, but if it is possible to feed fertilizers before planting, the yield from this will only increase. The optimum temperature for landing should not be lower than 6-8 degrees
Before harvesting for 1-2 weeks, the entire aboveground part must be mowed. For a season it will be useful to treat from phytophthora as a preventive measure
Certainly, this potato will be an excellent option for summer residents.
Potato variety “Bluefin”