Raspberry "Atlant" and "Apricot" refers to remontant varieties. These varieties have been tested by Russian gardeners and have become popular, thanks to large berries, unpretentious care, resistance to the disease. They also have several advantages over ordinary varieties.
Gardener's dream - no, just raspberry "Atlant", derived by breeders of the Kokinsky stronghold, author V.I. Cossacks.
Description of raspberry variety "Atlant"
Let's start with a description of the raspberry variety. "Atlant" refers to remontantny and derived breeders Kokinsky strong point. The author of this variety is V.I. Kazakov.
Medium early variety.
The bush has a height of up to 1.5 m. A semi-sprawling, medium-growth bush, thanks to which it is convenient to take care of it. This variety is grown in a temperate climate and distributed in the territory of central Russia. Since the above-ground part is cut off in winter, freezing does not threaten it.
Forms 5-6 strong replacement shoots, in which 50% of the length is occupied by the fruitful zone. They are green with a waxy bloom. There is a weak spikeiness, which is located mainly in the lower part of the stem. The leaves are dark green in color with a characteristic wrinkled shape.Bush raspberry "Atlant"
The berries of this variety are large and have an excellent sweet and sour taste. The shape is elongated, conical with bright scarlet color. Ripen in mid-August. The average weight is 5 grams, but with enough care you can get berries weighing up to 11 grams. Carries transportation over a long distance due to its dense consistency. The flesh is tender and juicy with small seeds. It is consumed fresh, suitable for preserves and compotes, as well as for freezing.
Advantages and disadvantages
Variety raspberry "Atlant" has several advantages:
- Resistant to diseases and pests.
- Easily tolerate drought, unlike ordinary varieties.
- Minor growth, which reduces the time for its removal.
- High yield. WITH an area of 1 hectare can be harvested up to 17 tons or at least 2.5 kg of berries from one bush.
- Early and stable ripening, thanks to this it ripens up to 90% before frosts.
- Fruit layer is easily separated.
- Excellent presentation and taste.
- Carries transportation over long distances.
- Ripe fruits are not affected by rot and for a long time not showered.
- Universal use.
The only disadvantage of the variety is the need for a garter, so that the stalks laden with fruits will not fall to the ground.Branch with berries "Atlant" raspberry
Diseases and pests
In spite of the resistance of the Atlanta variety raspberry to diseases and pests, some preventive work is still required to prevent them.
- To protect the plant from stem flies, required spray drug "Actellic". The solution is done as follows: 15 ml of the preparation is added to a bucket of water and mixed thoroughly.
- In early spring, Rubigan spraying should be applied to prevent purple spots. To make a solution, you need to dilute 4 ml of the drug with 10 liters of water.
- To prevent fungal infections, use ammonium sulfate. The solution is made according to the following standards: 4 grams of the drug is taken per 1 liter of water.
- Before blooming the kidneys, spraying with a 3% solution of Bordeaux mixture is recommended. Re-processing is carried out at the stage of budding 1% solution. And the third after collecting the entire harvest of berries.
In the fight against it, chemicals are ineffective, so the following preventive work should be carried out:
- Remove affected shoots.
- Collect and burn dried parts of raspberries.
- Observe cultivation agrotechnology:
- correct watering;
- timely feeding;
- correct fit.
Description of a grade of raspberry "Apricot"
Raspberry variety "Apricot" refers to remontant varieties and has excellent taste, and high productivity. Mid-season variety. Suitable for growing in warm climates. This yellow-fruited variety was bred by Professor V. V. Kichina and included in the State Register of the Central Region.
Raspberry bushes sredneroslye, semi-sprawling. The shoots of the first year of life are green, with a slight wax coating. No pubescence. Medium-sized leaves, green, without pubescence and have a slight wrinkling. Mid-sharp edge of the leaves.
In subsequent years, shoots are painted in beige or light brown shade. At the bottom there are thorns. They are small. The edges are curved downwards and at the base are spikes of green color. Flowers are medium in size. Stamens in them are located below the pistil.
The fruits of obtuse form. Painted in golden orange. Have weak pubescence. The mass of berries on average is about 3 grams. Prolonged fruiting. Aging from mid-August. In central Russia, 70-90% of the berries have time to ripen before frost.Bunch of raspberries "Apricot"
The fruits have a faint aroma and sweet-sour taste. The flesh is tender, juicy. The variety is quite fruitful. With proper observance of agricultural technology from 1 ha it is possible to collect up to 117 centners. With one bush with good care it is possible to collect up to 3 kg of delicious berries. Does not transfer shipping. Resistant to diseases and pests. Moisture-loving.
Advantages and disadvantages
The variety of raspberry "Apricot" has a number of advantages:
- Unpretentious care.
- High yield
- Commodity appearance and high taste.
- Universal use.
- Resistant to diseases and pests.
The disadvantage of this variety is poor transportability.
Diseases and pests
The measures taken are the same as for the "Atlant" variety. See the description above in the article.Berries of raspberry "Apricot"
Features of growing remontnaya raspberry
Repair raspberry varieties are undemanding in their care, but in order to get a rich harvest of delicious, fragrant berries, you should follow the agrotechnology. The fact is that if it is wrong to plant and care for raspberries, then you will not get a good return from it and the berries will grow tasteless. Therefore, you should seriously consider the choice of location, planting and care.
First you need to purchase a healthy sapling. When buying, carefully inspect it and make sure that the root system is whole and not dried out. Pay attention to the basal buds. They must also have a healthy look. Ideally, if the buds on the seedling 5-6.
Choose a place for landing. Remontant raspberry is particularly demanding for planting conditions, so you should take this carefully.
It is better if planting is carried out in the autumn, but if there is no such possibility, then the planted seedlings in the spring will also take root. Planted plants in the spring, at the end of the summer will bestow a small crop on you.
Unlike the usual raspberry, remontant, it is planted in the bush way and special landing pits are prepared for it.
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For planting it is better to choose sunny areas without drafts. The soil should be loose and fertile. Wetlands for planting raspberries will not work.
Dig a hole with a depth and width of 30-35 cm. Fertilize it in advance. Mix with the soil 5 kg of humus, 2 tablespoons of superphosphate and 1 kg of wood ash or chalk.
Before planting, the seedling should be shortened to healthy buds. After inspecting the roots, remove dried and rotten. Dip the roots into the clay talker, and proceed to planting.
Make a mound in the pit, and place a seedling on it. Spread the roots around the knoll and cover it with fertile soil. Gently press down the earth around the hemp, if necessary add earth. Leave a hole 5 cm wide to make it easier to water. After landing, water well. This should be done in two steps, so that the soil is well soaked with water.
In early spring, after the snow comes down, urea should be added. On 1 sq. M 40 grams are brought. After the raspberry leaves the first time, reapply the urea. In the fall, add superphosphate.
If the summer is dry, then watering is required. It should be moderate, but with spillage of soil in sufficient quantity. After irrigation, gurgle the soil. This will reduce the amount of weed and irrigation.
In the autumn, before frosts, spend abundant watering to increase moisture reserves for the winter period under the bushes.
Before the onset of frost cut the aboveground part of the plant. In the first year, stumps of 20-40 cm are left. In the second year, raspberries are cut at the root. After pruning, the hemp should remain. In winter, they cover themselves with snow. In Siberian cultivation conditions, it is more expedient to cut raspberries in spring. Since pruning triggers the growth of kidneys that can freeze out in Siberia in winter.Apricot raspberry bush
You can propagate the repair raspberry with the help of a few simple techniques:
- In the center of an adult bushwhich is at least 2-3 years old, a small part of the shoots are removed. Scions will grow, which will serve as an excellent planting material.
- Green cuttings. Selected cuttings (they must be healthy and grow at a shallow depth near the bush) are cut off from the parent bush and removed along with the soil.
Process the cut with any disinfectant and plant the cutting in a moist, light earth.
After 2 weeks they must give roots. Replant to a permanent place, not earlier than a month after rooting.
The repair raspberry gives an excellent harvest of tasty berries.. Varieties "Atlant" and "Apricot" one of the best representatives of raspberry remontantnoy. The first and second - productive and unpretentious varieties. With proper care, you can achieve excellent results.
Galina Podolskaya: I bought raspberry apricot last year. This year there were few berries, but I was delighted. Large, sweet berries. Some were half a finger in length.
Maria Kopytina: I liked Atlas. The berries are bright red, dense and large. Does not freeze in winter. Delicious in compotes, preserves, fresh and frozen.
Angelica Zarubina: Excellent varieties, although you need to care for them. The main advantage is that the yard is autumn, and in the garden the berry is a raspberry.