When breeding onions, breeders set the task of obtaining not only high yields, but also resistance to low temperatures. Harmoniously combines these two indices of onions “Sturon”. This variety was bred specifically for growing in northern regions of Russia.
The ripened bulb has an elongated oval shape. Scales multilayered brown with gold reflection. Scales of onion greenish shade, very juicy and fleshy. The fruit ripens after 100 days under favorable weather conditions. This variety brings a good harvest stably.
On average, good conditions and proper care can collect up to 35 tons of onions from 1 hectare. The bulbs are medium and large, and the weight can reach 200 grams. The quality of the fruit is high, the taste is vivid, sharp. This variety is regularly used in cooking.
Onion tolerates storage well, it is grown for harvesting for the winter. With proper storage, all useful properties are preserved, this is one of a few fruits that do not change their taste properties during the storage period. Bulbs can be perfectly preserved up to 8 months. It is better not to store the crop in a cellar or in a refrigerator.
The fruits must be dried well to exclude the process of decay. After folding the crop into air-permeable bags, the textile will work well. It is better to hang the onion, you can not cut off the tops and dry the onion together with the stem. After the fruits are weaved into several pieces and suspended. This will keep the onion whole and avoid caking and deformation of the plates.
The variety has resistance to various diseases. You can grow onions without the use of various chemicals, since the plant is unpretentious and hardy. You can get a good harvest not only on private plots, but also at home, on a window or balcony.
The feathers of onions are great for making salads, to get quality greens, specially planted onion seeds. Such a landing will allow not only to grow feathers for salad, but also a spring onion for the next year for planting. The plant is annual, but it happens that the onions are grown for two years. This allows you to get a bigger crop. Green onions can often be found on window sills or in flower pots. To get the greens in the early spring, the onion is planted in a greenhouse or in a greenhouse.
It is better to choose a seed onion no larger than 2 cm for planting. It is necessary to study the head carefully, there should be no damage or spots that could appear after caking. Injured bow simply rot in the ground. Plant this variety better after frost, in the second half of April. The plant likes fertilized soil, the seed onion should be planted in the ground to a depth of at least 1.5 cm. It is often planted onions for the winter, it is better to choose a period before the first frosts.
To look after a plant is simple, this sort is unpretentious. It is enough to weed the weeds in time and to monitor the moisture of the soil. Too moist soil can lead to decay, and drought will not allow the onion to gain the necessary juiciness and fleshiness. It is recommended to fertilize the plant with urea immediately after the appearance of the pen.
The resistance of the variety to various diseases makes it popular among gardeners. In the case of plant disease, the onion is still desirable to be treated with a solution of copper sulfate.
The period of ripening of the crop in different regions may not coincide. The harvest is most often collected in the second half of August or in the first half of September. The main sign of maturity is a dried stem. It is better to collect the onion in time, otherwise the ripened bulbs will begin to germinate again, especially if the soil is sufficiently moist.
Variety of onion “Sturon”