Cabbage is a storehouse of useful vitamins and microelements. It, together with potatoes, cucumbers and tomatoes is the most popular vegetable in the beds throughout our country. A Russian man prepares traditional dishes. Among them borsch and sauerkraut. Naturally, each of us wants to grow big cabbages in the garden, which will lie well all winter in the basement, without drying up or rotting
Excellent quality for all indicators of the grade “Winter”. It is worth discussing it in more detail Cabbage variety “Winter”. Characteristics Cabbage has very good taste qualities. Therefore, it can be used in all kinds – used for cooking fresh salads, for cooking and frying, and for leaven in cans. The variety is very well kept in winter. It is best to store it in cool cellars
Cabbage “Winter” refers to late-ripening species. Has fairly large leaves, raised upwards. The color of the head is greenish-gray. Has a light wax coating and small waves at the edges. The head is big and heavy. If it is cut, then inside it has a whitish shade
The weight of one head of cabbage can vary from two to four kilograms and depends on climatic conditions in this or that season. If the summer turned out to be warm, moderately rainy, then the heads get a good mass, while eating and cooking cabbage has a characteristic crunch. If the summer was not happy with good weather, then the head may be of small diameter, with a dryish flesh
Yield per hectare can be from 480 to 845 quintals. Again, this will depend on the weather conditions, soil fertility and care. Also, this variety showed its maximum yield, which was received in the Sverdlovsk region and amounted to 922 centners per hectare. The high yield of the variety makes it possible to sell and transport it. Output of goods is 94%.
Planting cabbage “Zima”
Cabbage is a very whimsical plant, when it comes to soils, moisture and temperature. It is planted by seedlings, therefore it is necessary in advance to take care of its acquisition or about planting in boxes of seeds
The soil for cabbage should be well-compacted. Therefore, it must be prepared in advance. The site before planting should be dug into one bayonet of a shovel, after which to bring fertilizers. For this, humus and mineral top dressings are used
After that, the site where the seedlings will be planted, it is necessary to compact well and leave it for a while until the soil thickens. Before planting, all weeds must be removed
Cabbage can not be planted for more than three years in the same place. Since in the soil there are diseases and parasites, which are already very difficult to remove. The subsequent landing on this place will not bring anything good
Cabbage is very fond of moisture and fertile soils. Therefore, the entire period of growth of seedlings should be provided with good watering
Cabbage is a favorite product of pests. Also she is constantly exposed to various diseases. Therefore, you need to carefully monitor the seedlings. At the first signs of diseases, it is urgent to carry out treatment with various drugs. If the disease has already severely damaged the cabbage, then it should be disposed of, and the place where the diseased seedling grew, shed for disinfection with potassium permanganate
To ensure that seedlings are not eaten by pests, it is necessary to conduct a daily inspection. Since often butterflies can lay eggs on the bottom of the leaf, they can not be seen from a normal examination from above. This leads to the fact that the larvae very quickly begin to eat the tender leaves of the seedling, depriving you of the harvest
Careful and timely care will give excellent results. Cabbage, which received a good watering, feeding always yields high yields.
Variety of cabbage “Winter”