Variety of raspberry “Patricia”

Variety of raspberry “Patricia”

As a result of the work of Moscow breeders, the “Patricia” raspberry variety was introduced in 1992. Berries are large and sometimes reach a weight of 15 g each. The variety is distinguished by high yield, one bush can produce up to 5 kg of berries

The yield period is significant, the first berries can be removed in early July, and fruiting continues until the first half of August. Bushes once a year yield

Variety of raspberry Patricia

The height of shoots reaches 2 m, the plant multiplies well, annually forming 5 root systems. Young shoots of medium thickness, glossy surface. The branches do not have thorns, the leaves are not small, the large leaf plate is uneven. The berries have the shape of a sphere slightly deformed along one edge. The surface of the fruit is velvety. Bones are large enough that not everyone has to taste

Collect berries easily, when tearing they do not break and keep their shape, from the stem are easily separated. Even ripe raspberries are still on the bushes for a long time. It is better to harvest in time, on overripe berries spores of mold are formed that infect the plant. But the berries are not suitable for transportation

The ripened fruit does not hold the shape well, it does not allow to bring the berries in a presentable form, so for sale the fruits are torn together with the peduncle

The taste of ripe berries is sweet, but not cloying. The pulp is homogeneous with a characteristic aroma. The composition of berries includes a large amount of vitamin C. Fruits are recommended to eat both fresh and in the form of jam and for making compotes. It is recommended to include berries in your diet to strengthen the immune system

In the period of various colds jam from raspberries performs therapeutic functions. Often berries are made from jam, wine and tincture. A large amount of sugar contributes to the fermentation process even without additional addition of granulated sugar

This variety has endurance and does not freeze even when the temperature drops to -30 deg. It is better to protect the bushes and sprinkle with snow. It is possible to close a raspberry for the winter period with stalks of sunflower or corn. The plant is resistant to a large number of different diseases, which makes it unpretentious in care. In case of disease, the yield remains at the same level. It is necessary to carry out preventive maintenance, plants are too susceptible to phytophthora

Variety of raspberry Patricia

It is better to plant raspberries in spring or autumn. You can plant the plants in rows, filling the site completely, and you can distribute a few bushes together, this way will facilitate the care of plants and their garter

The soil in the planting hole must be loosened, providing the roots with good growth conditions. So that the yield does not fall, it is necessary to monitor the moistening of the soil, raspberry does not like drought. The site must not be drafted and protected from the wind

The plant likes a shadow, so most often raspberries are planted along a fence or a dense hedge. It is recommended to periodically fertilize raspberries with manure and urea, it is better to dilute the fertilizer with water and pour under the root. When planting fertilizer applied to the root system can not be, it will destroy the bush. Between the fertilizer and the root should be a layer of soil, this will protect the plant from “burning”

Bushes are compact, with timely pruning they do not expand and do not take up much space. Still, it is better to tie the bushes, this will simplify and care for them, and harvesting. You can put trellises around the perimeter of the site and tie the spreading stems. You can place the supports at a distance of 2 m from each other and thus tie up almost every bush. This will preserve the purity of berries.

Variety of raspberry “Patricia”