Features of growing strawberry varieties Chamorora Turusi
For a long time, strawberries were so loved by everyone that you can meet it in almost every garden. One of the famous early varieties of strawberries is Chamora Turusi. Reviews of gardeners and gardeners are mostly positive, but still it is worth considering the variety from several sides and examine its characteristics.
Strawberry Chamora Turusi - one of the largest varieties. This is a high-yielding variety. The aroma resembles wild berries - wild strawberries. With proper care of the bushes, large fruits will produce up to 7 years in one place. Suitable for freezing, as well as for making jam and jam. The variety was first bred in Japan. The analogue is the Queen Elizabeth variety.
Did you know? Japanese gardener Kyoji Nakao grew up with the largest fresh strawberry in a weight of 250 g in 2015.
Characteristics of berries and bush
The berries are conical in shape. More often they are not even, but folded. The average weight of one berry is 90 g. The color is dark red. Easy to transport over long distances. The pulp is dense and elastic, after tearing from the bush it can be stored for several days without visible changes in a cool place and therefore can be safely grown for sale. The berry is easily separated from the stalk.
The bushes are massive, with a good root system. The leaves are dark green in color, quite sinewy. In the first year, it is desirable to pick flowers and peduncles, this will help the strawberry bush to grow stronger, and next year to give good, large fruits.
Already in the second year after planting, with proper care, you can collect up to 3 kg of large fruits from one bush. If you do not pay much attention to care, then the crop will be much smaller and worse in quality, that is, the berries will be small.
The highest yields of strawberries Chamor Torusi fall on 2 and 3 years after planting. Fruits well for 7 years without transplantation in the same place, with constant monitoring of the gardener.
Video: Chamora Turusi Strawberry
This strawberry variety is quite frost-resistant, but it should be remembered that if the winter is snowless, but windy, it would be desirable to cover the seedlings with a special agri-canvas or ordinary film. During snowy winters it easily tolerates severe frosts without loss of yield quality.
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Advantages and disadvantages
- The main benefits of strawberries are: s
- large fruits;
- high yields;
- pickiness in care;
- resistance to fungal infections;
- ease of transportation;
- frost resistance;
- storage periods;
- powerful bushes;
- has a sweet taste and aroma of strawberries.
- Disadvantages of the Chamorora Turusi variety:
- need a large area for planting;
- hypersensitivity to water;
- ticks and slugs often settle.
Basic landing rules
Before landing, you should choose the right place, it should be well-lit, calm. At the very beginning, it is worth loosening the earth well, preferably fertilizing with minerals. When marking the beds, it is worth considering the distance, for this variety it should be sufficient - 35-40 cm from each other. If you prepare the soil in the fall, then you can add dolomite flour to it.
Important! Strawberries do not like large clusters, so it is important that there is enough space between the bushes.
For planting, take seedlings with rhizomes from 7 cm, then the plant must precisely take root in the open ground. Planted in May. Seedlings along with a lump of land are placed in fertilized pits, which were abundantly flooded with water. They are carefully placed in the soil, after planting they require abundant watering. The soil for planting should be of high quality, it is desirable that nothing grows up to the strawberries on it. It is also worth worrying and harvesting all the weeds near the bushes.
Aftercare after disembarkation
Chamora Turusi is a moisture-loving variety. During the flowering period, as well as during the fruiting period, strawberries require special watering, it is desirable that this is a drip system. If it is not possible to provide this type of watering, then simply water abundantly. The plant requires watering until mid-autumn.
Read more about how to water strawberries frequently and correctly.
Do not forget about loosening, it should be carried out after watering for 2-3 days. In order to prevent rot, it is necessary to mulch the soil, that is, cover it with straw, sawdust or needles.
Spraying should be carried out before the appearance of the fruit, as well as after using fungicides. During the flowering period of the bushes, 2 sprayings should be carried out using the “Actofit” preparation. So that the weevil pest does not appear on the plantation, at the beginning of flowering it is necessary to spray with Decis.
Toward the end of August, the mustache is trimmed and the soil is treated with a 2% fungicide solution. For the winter, you can fill the bushes with straw or sawdust, you can also use a special fiber, which will help keep warm and protect the delicate bushes from harsh winds.
Important! It is recommended to transplant strawberries every 7 years.
Pest and Disease Control
Although strawberries are resistant to fungal infections, prophylaxis is not superfluous.
A plant may have a number of diseases:
- verticillosis . It is characterized by rapid wilting of the plant. Yellow-red spots appear on the foliage. For treatment, Benorad, Fundazol drugs are used. For the entire season, up to three sprayings can be carried out;
- Fusarium Leaves dry quickly, turn yellow. Strawberry mustache turns brown. Spring treatment with fungicide;
- gray rot . Strawberries begin to rot; it affects fertility. Treatment with Teldor and Bayleton.
- strawberry tick . The foliage twisting on the plantation is characteristic. Contrast shower for a plantation, first with cold water, then with warm water;
- beetle larvae . Leaves dry and fall off. Preparations "Karbofos" and "Neoron".
Learn more about the processing of strawberries from pests and diseases.
Harvesting and storage of crops
Harvesting Chamor Churusi begin in the second half of July and until early August. Fruits due to their density can last a long time, but in a cool and well-ventilated place.
With proper care, the Chamorora Turusi berries grow large and juicy, and the dessert taste and aroma does not disappear even after prolonged fruiting in one place. Thanks to these qualities, the variety does not lose its competitiveness.