Strawberry strawberry (large-berry strawberry) is considered one of the most useful and fragrant berries.
Growing strawberries in their dacha area is practiced by virtually every gardener.
This is not an easy job, because each bush requires special care: watering, pruning the mustache, loosening the soil and handling pests.
To get a good harvest you need not only to skillfully take care of the plant, but also to choose the right varieties for growing under certain climatic conditions.
How to choose the best strawberry garden variety
Achieve a stable crop can only be properly selected for planting. It does not really make sense to grow strawberry varieties targeted for southern regions in the north of the country. The seedlings will not survive well, they will not yield a crop and, most likely, they will not suffer a harsh climate in the winter. Simply put, there will not be the maximum yield of the crop, but the strength will have to be spent.
Important! Those varieties that are successfully grown in the south, will not yield a crop in another region, even with the requisite agronomist.
As a result of breeding, the best strawberry varieties were harvested, which can be grown under severe climate conditions.
1. When choosing the variety you like, it is necessary to find out whether it is suitable for a certain growing region.
2. It is worth giving preference to repairing varieties, growing that you can get several harvests in a season.
3. It is necessary to select varieties of strawberries, which have a large regular shape of berries and excellent taste qualities.
4. When choosing it is necessary to consider the purpose of berries: summer consumption or conservation.
Observing all instilled a choice of the best variety, and, having provided good care to young bushes, you can count on a good harvest.
Choose the best varieties of wild strawberry for the suburbs
Breeders brought out a lot of varieties, which can be successfully grown in the Moscow region. Today you can pick up novelties of domestic breeding or foreign hybrids.
1. The best early strawberry varieties for growing in the suburbs
A variety of early ripening dates for berries of Dutch breeding. All berries have the same size and a large shape. The variety is distinguished by its taste qualities. Berries have a good sweet taste, rich in natural sugars.
The variety tolerates winters well, is resistant to many fungal diseases. According to gardeners, it is considered one of the best strawberry varieties for the Moscow region due to its taste qualities and good survival.
Early variety with shiny large berries. Well proven in growing outdoors or winter greenhouses. Grow strawberry garden is better in open solar areas.
The yield of a variety depends on the condition and fertility of the soil. On poor soils, regular feeding is required. It grows better on light and medium soils.
The variety of strawberry “Sonata” is good for consumption and preparation of preservation.
2. We select the best varieties of the average fruiting period for the Moscow region
A novelty of Dutch breeders, a hybrid grade of the average fruit ripening period. It differs in large shrubs, the height of which reaches 50 cm, the diameter is about 70 cm. Rosette leaves are large, matte slightly corrugated. Strawberries of this variety form strong and high flower stalks. The first wave of fruiting brings very large berries, more than 100 gr.
The fruits of the Gigantella have an excellent taste, the flesh is sweet dark red. The variety is suitable for summer consumption and processing.
Growing this kind of garden strawberries can forget about pests and diseases. “Gigantella” is very resistant to gray rot and strawberry mite.
• The Queen
New promising variety of strawberry domestic selection for cultivation in the suburbs. Fruits of medium ripening, sour-sweet taste. The first wave of fruiting yields large fruits of about 90 gr. The color of the fetus and pulp is intensely red.
The bush is medium to tall, sprawling. The leaves are saturated green, slightly crumpled.
The new variety is distinguished by its positive characteristics and taste qualities. Convenient in transportation and processing.
3. The best late strawberry varieties for the Moscow region
• Black Svon
This is a variety with late fruiting. Fruits are large, weighing up to 70 grams, sweet and pronounced aromas of strawberries. The berry has a loose texture, it ripens in stages. Fruit collection should be carried out regularly. Do not over-tolerate berries in the garden. Otherwise, they are susceptible to pest attack.
The variety is not suitable for long transportation, the berry crumples and spoils.
• “Vima ksima”
One of the best late strawberry varieties for growing in the suburbs. The berries finish ripening in the middle or the end of July. The variety is distinguished by large fruits of regular shape. The berry is juicy with excellent taste, suitable for processing and transportation.
One of the characteristics of the variety is a small number of mustaches, which facilitates the care of plantings. Gardeners are attracted to the opportunity to get a quality harvest even in the rainy summer. Strawberries of this variety retain their qualities, despite the weather conditions.
4. Repair varieties of strawberries for cultivation in the suburbs
• New variety “Albion” for Moscow region
Novelty of a remontant strawberry. The fruit of this variety begins at the end of May and continues until frost. Good large fruits have a conical shape. The pulp is juicy dark red. The excellent taste qualities of this variety have already attracted the attention of experienced gardeners and amateurs. Berries exude a delicate pleasant aroma and are famous for their sweet taste.
A variety was introduced in California as a result of selection of several species of large-fruited strawberries. A distinctive feature of this variety is young leaves. The rosettes shine, as if they were smeared with oil.
Fruits are resistant to diseases and pest attack. Suitable for summer consumption and processing.
• “Elizabeth II”
Large-fruited remontant strawberry. The weight of berries is 110 g. The fruits are bright red. The pulp is dense, which allows you to store the crop and transport without much loss. The taste qualities are good, the fruits are suitable for processing, they are not boiled.
Fruiting begins quite early. Harvesting continues until frost. The variety is resistant to diseases and pests. Well wintering in the conditions of Moscow winters.
Many gardeners believe that growing garden strawberries in the suburbs is a very troublesome and useless occupation. But this is not so. It is not necessary to live in the south to collect a good harvest of delicious berries. It is sufficient to competently approach the selection of a variety, to observe the necessary growing conditions and the harvest will not be long in coming.
Breeders have done considerable work to ensure that cultivated strawberry varieties are not inferior in yield to southern plants, and sometimes they are distilled in terms of their yields.
Today there are many varieties on the market, each is good in its own way, independently, where it is bred. There are excellent domestic hybrids, which by taste are not inferior to Dutch varieties. To obtain an excellent crop, it is sufficient to observe several requirements that will not take much time.