A detailed description of the mid-early shetan onion

A detailed description of the mid-early shetan onion

Shetana - this is the name of one of the varieties of sevka, successfully grown in almost any garden. It is popular due to its high yield, excellent taste, excellent preservation during the winter period.... In order to successfully grow this vegetable and get high yields, it is necessary to have the technological features of its cultivation from the moment of planting to the very harvest. The description and characteristics of this type of onion are given below.

Description and characteristics of the Shetan onion variety

The vegetable is considered medium early. When using seeds, the growing season is up to three months, the use of seed will allow you to harvest a little earlier... The shetana variety owes its appearance to Czech breeding specialists.

The onion is distinguished by its rounded shape, medium density of the pulp. Weighs about forty to fifty grams if grown from seed. Sevok allows the bulb to gain twice the mass. The scales are colored straw-yellowish.

The taste is semi-sharp, it is recommended to use a variety of dishes and preserves.

The yield level depends on the climatic conditions in which the onion is grown.... The central regions of Russia allow harvesting from fifty to sixty centners of vegetables per hectare. Other districts give out two hundred - two hundred and fifty centners.

Winter vegetable, has a good ripeness, high keeping quality. If storage is organized according to all requirements, then almost ninety percent of the crop can retain its marketable appearance until the onset of the spring season.

Shetana perfectly resists fusarium rot, but is capable of being affected by peronosporosis.

Time to board

This onion variety can be planted in spring and autumn. In the first case, sowing is carried out after the soil has warmed up well enough so that the onions are not exposed to late night frosts. Autumn sowing is considered more effective, it is performed a few weeks before the onset of the first frost... The planting material has time to take root, does not germinate.

Shetana is considered a sun-loving variety.

This feature must be taken into account when choosing a landing site. Otherwise, growth will slow down, taste differences will worsen.

Landing features

When choosing a site for sowing onions, it is necessary to take into account that the land should be loamy and loose, well lit. With an increased level of acidity, lime should be added to the soil..

It will be better if the predecessors are legumes or nightshade crops. Refrain from planting sevok in former garlic, asparagus or cucumber beds. A good solution would be to place carrots in the neighborhood, which with its tops will scare away many harmful parasites.

The planting material is being moved. For sowing, medium-sized onions are determined, even, without visible damage and traces of decay.... They are warmed up during the day.

Onion seeds must be soaked in heated water and dried. They are planted immediately in the ground at the end of April or in the first days of May.

Taking care of onions after planting

You will have to arrange care for the onion. The soil must be loosened before the first shoots appear.... This will prevent the appearance of a crust on the surface of the earth, which will accelerate germination. Thereafter, this procedure is performed every two to three weeks. At the same time, weeds are removed.

Fertilizing components must be applied before planting and during the entire growing season. At the time of digging the beds, it is necessary to add organic matter, for which chicken droppings, mullein can be used... The first feeding with organic substances dissolved in water is performed when seedlings appear. The second time it is necessary to nourish the plants when the foliage height reaches fifteen centimeters. It uses a mineral composition that has a lot of nitrogen. Potash formulations are added at the time of the onion mass growth.

Watering is carried out at intervals of two times a month., stop completely three to four weeks before harvest.

Diseases and their prevention

The onion variety perfectly resists fusarium rot, but suffers from peronosporosis (downy mildew). The disease looks like a gray bloom on the feather and vegetative area of ​​the plant. At the initial stage, yellowish spots are formed, then spores of a grayish-purple hue appear. Plaque is especially noticeable in the morning when dew falls. Such a fungal disease is considered active and manifests itself strongly in the wet season.

As a preventive measure, onions are planted in well-lit beds, the rows are formed correctly, the plantings do not have thickened areas. After harvesting, the beds are completely dug up, this place for planting onions is planned in three to four years. At this time, it is recommended to plant on such beds:

  • cabbage;
  • cucumbers;
  • pumpkin.

In the case when plants are affected by a fungus, it is necessary to reduce watering, do not use nitrogen-containing components for fertilization, replacing them with potash or phosphorus ones. In addition, spraying is organized, for which Bordeaux one percent liquid or Polycarbacin is used. True, such processing will lead to the fact that the feather will become unusable for food, but the bulbs will be saved.

From folk remedies, wood ash or milk whey diluted with water helps well.

Harvesting and storage rules

A fully ripe crop must be dug up and dried in the open air. After that, the bow is sorted out and put into storage. The room should be well ventilated, the air temperature in it is fifteen to twenty degrees Celsius.... Observing all the conditions, onions can be stored until the next harvest.

The Shetan onion variety has an excellent yield and can be grown in any region of the country. At the same time, he does not imply special skills and painstaking work. The main condition is the correct choice of the site, the timely removal of weeds, a prepared place for storing the crop.

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Onion sets catalog

Stuttgarter Riessen / Stuttgarter Riessen

Early maturing, popular, high yielding,
single-germ variety, from growing of seedlings to harvesting 66-73 days.
Forms large, flat-rounded bulbs weighing 150-180 g,
yellow-brown color, pungent taste. The variety is resistant to
shooters and downy mildew. Universal
use, well stored, contains a lot of dry substances with
ascorbic acid. Distance between plants in a row 10
cm, row spacing 25 cm.

Superior Stuttgarter Riesen. Medium early, very
popular in Europe, with rounded large bulbs
pungent taste and yellow-brown color. Very good
stored. This variety is intended for growing north
latitude 38 degrees. Has very uniform quality
bulbs, suitable for professional cultivation.
Differs in high productivity.

Recommended for growing on a turnip in a biennial
culture from sevka. Medium early. Bulb
broadly ovoid, weighing 110-150 g. Dry scales
brown, their number 3-4, juicy - white. The neck is of medium thickness.
One is two-pronged. The taste is spicy. Marketable yield of turnip
252-420 c / ha. The maximum yield is 580 c / ha. Maturation
after ripening 100%. Suitable for storage.
Bamberger / Bamberger
Bamberger - medium-term sweet onion
ripening. The variety was bred by Dutch breeders.
The description of the variety says that its roots are rounded
elongated. This explains the convenience of holding them in the hand during
slicing time. Each bulb weighs 70-80 g. Superficial
the peel is yellow-brown in color. The pulp is white.
Arrow formation is not typical. Bamberger yellow
characterized by excellent keeping quality. Properly stored
bulbs do not lose their presentation and taste until
next harvest. The taste is harmonious, weakly sharp.

Corrado F1 (Corrado) - medium early, very productive
hybrid. From full germination to mass lodging of leaves 93-97
days. The bulb grows juicy, round-flat, sometimes with a runaway
up, the peel is dense, golden yellow. Bulb weight 120-
130gr. Onion ripening is 96-100%. The taste is spicy.

Cupido F1 (Cupido) is a very early high-yielding hybrid.
From full sprouting to mass lodging of leaves 77-81 days. Of
the set grows a juicy onion of good density with a very elastic
skinned, round-elongated, beautiful straw-yellow
colors, weighing 110-130 gr. Onion maturation is 93-100%. Taste
Corrado is very similar to Cupido, but Cupido forms a slightly elongated rounded
onion and has a semi-sharp taste, while Corrado's onion is slightly flattened and
the taste is pungent. Corrado also differs from Cupido in a longer period.
storage.Both varieties are medium-sized and suitable for growing on a feather. Among
advantages of these varieties, it is worth noting high yield, resistance to
formation of arrows, powerful root system. The double peel adheres tightly to
onion and ensures high retention of marketable qualities during storage.

Recommended for growing on a turnip in a two-year culture
from sevka. Early maturing variety. Round bulb, weighing 90-120 g. Dry
scales are brown, juicy - white with a yellowish tinge, dry
scales 4-5. The neck is thin to medium thickness, one-two-pronged.
The taste is spicy. Marketable yield 176-236 kg / ha, at the standard level
Stuttgarter Riesen. The maximum yield is 393 c / ha.
Ripening before harvesting 80%, after ripening 100%.
Rumba / Rumba
Recommended for growing on a turnip in a two-year culture
from sevka. Mid-season variety. Round bulb, weighing 100-120 g. Dry
scales are brown, juicy - white, the number of dry scales is 4-5. Neck
medium to thick, single or double-pronged. The taste is spicy.
Marketable yield 190-316 c / ha, 10-30 c / ha higher than the standard
Stuttgarter Riesen. The maximum yield is 379 c / ha. Maturation
before harvesting 94%, after ripening 99%.

pink HIGH-YIELD grade. Dense bulbs, weighing up to 100
120 g, rounded. Dry pink scales with yellow spots,
the upper juicy scales are pink, and the rest are white, semi
pungent in taste. The period from emergence to lodging of leaves
is 90 days. The yield of the variety is up to 3 kg per meter. Especially valuable for
stable yield and excellent ripening. Stores well.

Early ripe
two-three-pronged variety. Forms round-flat, dense
bulbs weighing 50-70 g. The bulb has a dark red color.
Contains a lot of dry matter, sugars and vitamin C. Onions are different
100% maturation and good keeping quality (7 months). Prefers
sandy loam, fertile soils. Used for consumption in
fresh, home cooking and canning. Bulbs
low-pungent taste are especially good in salads and fresh dishes

An early ripe two-three-pronged variety. Forms a rounded
flat, dense bulbs, weighing 50-70 g. The bulb has a dark
red coloration. Contains a lot of dry matter, sugars and
vitamin C. Onions are 100% ripe and have good
keeping quality. Used for fresh consumption,
home cooking and canning. Light bulbs
the flavors are especially good in salads and fresh vegetables.

Stardust F1 / Stardust

A medium-early fruitful variety of white salad onions.
Forms large rounded bulbs weighing 100-140 g.
The budding and nesting are small. Coloring dry and juicy scales -
white. Possesses a pleasant delicate taste. Productivity up to 6 kg / m2.
Stores well.

Another popular onion variety
is Shetana. The yield of this variety can reach from 3.5 to 5
kilograms per square meter. This variety is great
feels outdoors. Shetana is recommended for growing from
sevka in annual culture. The variety belongs to the mid-season: terms
ripening from germination to reaching technical ripeness is from 90
up to 105 days. The bulbs have a rounded shape, dense consistency and
medium sizes. Their weight is 75-95 grams. Has a semi-sharp taste.

The plant has one of the highest fertility rates. FROM
beds with an area of ​​one square meter, you can collect more than 7 kilograms
Luke. Not a single variety in our climatic conditions has shown such
high yields. Experienced breeders have compiled for
nomenclature "onion Hercules" detailed description of the variety. It is thanks to
long-term breeding, a common Dutch onion variety has become the "Hercules".
The long shelf life of Hercules onions is ensured not only
characteristics of the variety, but also thorough drying.
also speaks of its resistance to pests and various rare diseases.
The variety is distinguished by a small number of arrows, which has a good effect on
a ripening process that takes less time. Hercules,
not afraid of dry conditions, has a very strong root system,
thanks to which he is able to find moisture in the depths of the earth.
Red Ray
Beautiful ruby ​​color. Harvest thanks to the strong
root system. Good storage performance. Content
dry matter 13.5%. Semi-hot taste

Early ripe onions. One-, two-primordial. From planting sevka to
mass lodging of leaves 60-75 days. Large bulbs have
flat-rounded and rounded shape, weighing 80-90 g, scales from
yellow to light brown in color. The neck is of medium thickness.
The taste is semi-sharp. The dry matter content is 14.5%. Period
storage for 3-4 months. Differs in high resistance to
arrowing. Productivity over 5 kg / m2.

Included in the State Register for the Central (3) region. Recommended for
growing on a turnip in a biennial culture from sevka in private household plots.
Early ripe. The bulb is round, weighing 100-180 g. Dry scales are dark
brown, juicy - white. The neck is thin to medium thickness. One-,
two-pronged, semi-sharp taste. Marketable yield of turnip 300-310
c / ha, at the level of Aselros and Stuttgarter Riesen standards. Maturation
before harvesting 87%, after ripening 100%.

Onion variety STUR BC20 / Shtur BS20

Universal variety - onion sevok Shtur BS20, the owner of round-oval shapes and
a chic golden brown husk. High-quality bulbs
species weighing 90-130 g will taste like in the preparation of culinary
masterpieces, and highly appreciated by people involved in professional
growing for sale. Excellent semi-sharp taste will add spice
and harmony of dishes and will come to the taste of all family members, medium late,
characterized by high fertility up to 310 c / ha. Has a good
resistant to shooting and ideal for long
storage. Not picky about the soil, so feel free to plant it in your garden!

Stanfield is an updated version of an old variety proposed by
Dutch agricultural company Bejo Zaden. Hybrid supplied
in the form of a Dutch-made onion set. Included in
Russian register in 2015.
Compared to the original version, Stanfield is much more
resistant to fungal diseases, has a thin neck. It
ripens better in the field and matures in storage. Keeping quality - on
height. The bulbs are aligned, beautiful.

What depends on the right choice?

  • The quantity and quality of the crop - some varieties are grown for greens, others just for the turnip. In the wrong conditions, the turnip will not form, the yield will be too small, or the plants will simply remain small.
  • Ripening shape, color - by color, onion varieties are divided into red, yellow and white. And the forms of the turnip and the plant itself are different. Although there are special ornamental varieties, many edible species are also capable of decorating flower gardens.
  • Duration of storage of the crop - the choice also depends on your plans, to harvest during the season or to stock up on them for a long time. Sweet onion varieties are often short-lived and begin to sprout quickly. Spicy bulbs are stored for the longest time, up to 5-8 months.
  • Disease and pest resistance - hybrid varieties are least of all susceptible to these problems.
  • Taste characteristics - onions can have a spicy, semi-hot or sweet taste. Some are good raw in salad, while others are good in soup or stew.

Cupid's onion: varietal characteristics, pros and cons, yield + rules for planting and growing crops

Onions Cupid, also known as Cupido f1, is considered one of the highest yielding onions. It was bred in Holland and is famous for its large bulbs, weighing up to 150 g.

Onion Cupid

Cupid is famous for its strong root system, which determines the overall resistance of the variety to a variety of fungal diseases and pests. The only thing Cupid is unarmed in front of is the cold. The culture is quite thermophilic, therefore it needs a reliable shelter for the winter.

The fruits have good transportable qualities, they are kept warm for a long time - about 3-4 months. It is of fundamental importance that the taste and appearance of the fruit remains unchanged.

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Onion characteristics and yield

The yield of each weave of such onions is about 450 kg. The appearance of Cupid is similar to other varieties of the culture: yellowish color of the husk, thin skin, oval shape. The taste characteristics of onions are quite universal: medium pungency, rich taste.

Advantages and disadvantages

Cupido f1 is considered one of the most sought after crops among gardeners. Such popularity of the onion variety is due to the presence of the following advantages:

  • early landing
  • early germination of sprouts
  • resistance to many fungal diseases and insect pests
  • plentiful and high-quality harvest
  • excellent taste characteristics
  • high rates of transportability
  • long shelf life of the bulbs.

The only drawback of culture is its thermophilicity. As a result, onions cannot tolerate temperatures as low as -10 ° C. That is why the cultivation of the variety in the northern regions, which are characterized by severe winters, requires the creation of a full-fledged shelter.

Features of growing agriculture

The description of the variety of this culture gives every reason to assume that the cultivation of Cupid does not require special efforts and skills. However, having a minimum baggage of knowledge regarding the peculiarities of planting and breeding will be the key to successful cultivation.

Planting Cupid onions

Growing from seed to seedlings

The variety belongs to biennial crops. Therefore, the first year of cultivation is characterized by the receipt of seedlings, and the second - by the ripening of the bulb.

However, experienced gardeners manage to accommodate these processes in one year, which, in turn, ensures a faster harvest.

To do this, at the end of autumn, seeds are sown in boxes, and by spring, when the seedlings have already formed, the seedlings are transplanted into garden beds.

Site selection and soil preparation

The onion hybrid is very thermophilic, therefore, when choosing a place for planting, you should give preference to a sunny area, reliably sheltered from drafts. A garden bed near the walls of a house or a barn would be an excellent place to grow a crop.

For a rich and high-quality harvest, it is important to plant the vegetable in the ground where melons and legumes used to grow.

The main stages of soil preparation for planting Cupid are to dig up and fertilize the earth, to clear the beds of weeds. Fertilize the soil, as a rule, with natural material: cow dung, chicken droppings or compost composition. To shelter the planting from wind and frost, you can use hay, dry foliage or spruce branches.

The process of planting seedlings in the ground

Planting seedlings into the ground should be done only when the weather has finally stabilized. The holes should be made at intervals of 12-15 cm from each other, and about 25 cm should be left between the beds.

For planting, it is recommended to select sets of sizes up to 2 cm. It is important to carefully examine the bulb for mold, damage and rot. If available, a different set should be chosen. The aroma of the onion is also considered important. It should be light, unobtrusive, without impurities.

Before transplanting into the ground, the seedlings should be warmed up for two weeks. This will ensure complete drying of the planting material. Next, it must be disinfected with a solution of potassium permanganate and treated with a composition that promotes rapid growth.

Watering, loosening and weeding

Further planting care involves systematic watering. It should not be carried out in the spring, since the soil is already moist. In summer, watering is recommended about twice a week.

An important aspect of cultivation is the regular loosening of the soil, which contributes to the penetration of a sufficient amount of oxygen to the root system.

Watering the beds with seedlings should be done as needed.

Top dressing

A couple of weeks after planting, when the culture has already managed to adapt to new conditions, it is necessary to feed. For this, you can use any nitrogen or phosphorus composition. Organic fertilizers will be an excellent solution: chicken manure, mullein, compost.

Pests, diseases and prevention

The Cupid variety is considered one of the most resistant to various fungal diseases and pests. The only truly dangerous threat to this type of onion is the onion fly. In order to protect and prevent it, it is recommended to regularly spray the plantings with special insecticidal preparations.

Harvesting and storage

This type of hybrid onion is characterized by early ripening. As a rule, it takes no more than 4–5 months from the moment of planting the seedlings in the ground until the first harvest. That is, by planting seedlings in early spring, by the beginning of autumn the gardener will receive the first full harvest.

Storage of bulbs does not require special conditions. The variety is distinguished by high rates of transportability and a long shelf life, therefore, the harvested crop will lie in a cellar, refrigerator or any other cool dark place for more than six months.

Cupid's unpretentiousness determines his ability to adapt to almost any environmental conditions. The main thing is to protect the planting from strong winds and frosts.

Cupid, along with Condor, rightfully occupies a leading position in the list of the most popular onion varieties. The quality of the hybrid variety is confirmed by numerous reviews of gardeners.

This is also an important aspect of grooming. It includes two procedures: weeding and loosening. The last procedure should be carried out 1-2 times a week. Gargle the onion as well necessary regularlyso that the weeds do not drown out the grown plants. Both of these treatments will help provide good conditions for the vegetable to grow and prevent diseases and pests from occurring.

In addition, there are a number of pests that can attack onions. The most common is the lurking beetle, which lays its eggs inside the leaf. The larvae of this insect eat onion feathers, thereby adversely affecting the entire plant. If a vegetable is damaged by these pests, drugs such as Fitoverm or Agravertin should be used. It is very important to check the weather forecast before doing this., since it should not rain for three to four hours after spraying.

The most common onion disease is downy mildew. Its main symptoms are the appearance of a grayish bloom on the leaves, and then red spots that rot. To combat this disease, it is necessary to use any fungicides, since this unpleasant phenomenon is caused by a fungus. Suitable, for example, copper sulfate or Bordeaux liquid. If the plant has been sprayed with an antifungal agent, as soon as its feather has reached 15 cm in length, then this disease will not appear.

Advantages and disadvantages

Selection The number of varieties on the market in the Russian Federation Taste Keeping quality Sustainability
Dutch Lot Acute.

The varieties of the Dutch selection, in addition to a great variety, in comparison with the well-known German ones, are characterized by better resistance to pests, diseases and shooting.

Domestic and Moldovan types of red onion are better stored, but there are few good sets on the Russian market.

Strigunovsky onion: variety description and cultivation from seeds

Strigunovsky onion is a versatile variety for consumption, it can be cooked and taken fresh. Strigunovsky belongs to the northern varieties, for full ripening by the time of harvest, he needs a day length approaching 17 hours.

If you try to sow it in the southern regions, then success is unlikely, because it will receive an excess of heat.

The main characteristics of the variety

In terms of the number of fruits grown, this onion variety belongs to small-nesting plants. The shape of the bulb is round, slightly elongated up and down. The scales are light on all layers early in planting. By the time of ripening, the outer layers acquire a yellow color, the inner ones remain white.

Strigunovsky onion grows in many regions due to its ability to adapt to climatic conditions. In cool climates, this variety is in demand for planting, because it ripens quickly, which is important for such an area. Occurs as one-year and two-year crops. The first is planted with seeds, a good harvest is obtained, the weight of the fruit is average (up to 60g). The only drawback can be considered a later ripening than from the seed. For the second, you need to grow a set; when harvesting, the mass of the bulb reaches 200g.

There are a number of advantages typical for this type of bulbs:

  1. Early maturation.
  2. Large fruit - 45-80g.
  3. High productivity. If you grow a biennial plant, you can collect up to 3.5 kg of bulbs from one square meter.
  4. It lies well when stored in winter until almost the next harvest.
  5. High degree of ripening. At the time of harvest, the number of ripe bulbs is from 50%, this value often reaches 98%.

The only drawback that can be found in this type of onion is the pungent taste. But this confuses few, based on the popularity of this variety. If you use this onion after heat treatment, the pungency is not felt too much.

Strigunovsky onion is of Russian origin, so it is suitable for cultivation in many regions of the country and is very popular with summer residents and gardeners.

It has many advantages - it is well stored, has a high yield and is not particularly picky about growing conditions. So why not plant the Strigunovsky bow on your site?

How to grow Strigunovsky onions?

For the best possible result in the fall, the following rules must be observed during planting:

  1. The soil should be sufficiently loose and rich in nutrients.
  2. The site is chosen well lit for the longest daylight hours for the culture.
  3. Watering the bed should be intensively only during the growth of the feather and bulb ovary. During the growing period of the bulb, watering must be reduced in order for full ripening to occur in the planned period, and the onions are well stored.
  4. Regular weeding of the beds is strictly mandatory.
  5. Every year, the location of the onion beds in the garden should change.

It is also necessary to take into account the planting dates and carefully calculate them, otherwise a low yield is inevitable.

It is necessary not to miss the moment when the soil is ready, it is approximately the end of April, but the more exact time depends on the weather conditions and the growing region. It is advisable to take seeds a year ago in order to achieve maximum germination, which must be checked before sowing.

Preparation and verification

To check the percentage of suitable seeds, it is required to moisten the cloth and put the seeds between its wet layers. The resulting structure must be placed in a warm place.

After the sprouts appear, preparation begins directly for sowing, which primarily consists in processing the seeds from fungal diseases with special dressing agents. Then it is necessary to soak them in warm water (45-50 ° C) for half an hour, and then place them in aloe juice for the same time.

Sown beds will not quickly please with green sprouts. To speed up this process, you can soak the nigella (seeds) in slightly warm water for several days before planting. The water should be changed regularly.

To prevent the seeds from floating up, they are placed in a cloth bag. After the extracted nigella, it is necessary to undergo a germination test procedure. So that you can see where the already sown area of ​​the garden is, onion seeds are mixed with chalk.

Sowing and care

If the soil is dense, then you need to give it a loose structure. This is necessary so that it is easier for the sprout to break through. It is recommended to sow nigella in rows equal to 1m. The grooves should be no more than 2cm deep.

Seeds are laid out in the soil one at a time at a distance of about 1 cm, it must be strictly observed, then you get an ideal seed. If the distance is greater, it will grow large, due to which the necessary ripening stage after harvesting will not occur. If the distance is less than 1cm, then the harvest will be small. Such a root crop is poorly stored, and its germination begins long before the term.

At the last stage of planting, the sowing is covered with soil and slightly compacted, avoiding air gaps, then the soil is mulched with humus or peat in a small layer. After these procedures, the onion is watered and covered with foil until the first sprouts. After the appearance of greenery, the film is removed.

When caring for the seed, it is necessary to prevent the formation of a crust on the ground and the appearance of weeds, which can reduce the yield in half.

So that in case of a breakthrough of weeds that have emerged before the crop, it is not necessary to remove it, together with the onion, lettuce or radish be placed in the grooves. They germinate earlier, from them it will be possible to determine exactly where the rows are located. After the greens of the bulbs appear, the "beacons" can be pulled out.

Watering is carried out every 3-7 days in the first half of the growing season, after which it must be stopped so as not to spoil the fruit. For 6-7 days before the toilet, foliar feeding of the fruits is carried out for their better ripening.

For storage, the seedlings must be sorted by size into small (0.5-1 cm and smaller), medium (1.3-2.6 cm) and large (more than 3 cm). The latter two species keep well at an average temperature not exceeding 18 ° C, but not much lower to avoid the appearance of arrows after further planting. The first type is problematic to store, because it is prone to drying out. It is recommended to do this in cloth bags at zero temperature.

Planting seedlings before winter will help not to suffer with the observance of these conditions, which is guaranteed to lead to a good harvest, since it does not release arrows. To grow a two-year-old onion of this variety, you first need to warm up the sets in order to resume the development processes.

This is done in several stages:

  • We heat for 2-3 weeks at a temperature of 20 ° C
  • from morning to evening (no more than 10 hours), we warm it up at 30-40 ° C.

To avoid such a lengthy procedure, you can pour hot water (up to 50 ° C) for ¼ hour before planting, and then immediately place it in cold water.

Then the seedlings are fed with a growth stimulant and disinfected from fungi, after which they are planted in the heated ground, to a depth of 5-7 cm. Small bulbs should be planted at a distance of 4-5 cm from each other, medium - 6-8 cm, large - 8-10 cm. Cover with earth, mulch and cover until sprouts.

Strigunovsky onions are the choice of many gardeners. It gained its popularity due to its high germination rate, as well as the possibility of long storage. The fact that this variety is adaptable to different climatic conditions has made it popular in many regions.

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