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Each farmer or gardener allocates a place in his summer cottage for planting potatoes. But which variety is right for you?
To find out, you need to read many articles about different varieties of potatoes.
This article tells about the Spring variety, which has recently become widespread in different regions.
Spring is one of the earliest varieties of potatoes, which has advantages over other varieties. But first things first.
Description of the variety
|general characteristics||ultra-early variety for table use|
|Ripening period||60-70 days|
|Mass of marketable tubers||80-140 gr|
|The number of tubers in the bush||8-14|
|Yield||270-380 c / ha|
|Consumer qualities||medium taste, poor digestibility, suitable for preparing any dishes|
|Preferred growing regions||Volgo-Vyatka, Ural, East Siberian, Far Eastern|
|Disease resistance||moderately resistant to scab, alternaria and potato viruses, susceptible to late blight|
|Growing features||loves fertilizers|
|Originator||Leningrad Research Institute of Agriculture, LLC SF "Liga" (Russia)|
Characteristics of spring potatoes
The variety of this potato is widespread in the central and southern regions of Russia, and is also widespread in Moldova and Ukraine. Spring is distinguished by its high yield and its early maturity.... What is important, this variety has good taste for an early maturing variety.
You can compare the yield of this variety with others by referring to the table below:
|Kubanka||up to 220 c / ha|
|Felox||550-600 c / ha|
|Sineglazka||up to 500 c / ha|
|Pretty boy||170-280 c / ha|
|Red Scarlett||up to 400 c / ha|
|Borovichok||200-250 c / ha|
|Bullfinch||180-270 c / ha|
|Kamensky||500-550 c / ha|
|Colomba||220-420 c / ha|
|Spring||270-380 c / ha|
The purpose of such potatoes is table potatoes. It is used for preparing various dishes because the starch content is low.
In the table below you will find data on the starch content of different varieties of potatoes:
|Variety name||Starch content|
During drought, there may be no flowering. You need to plant and grow potatoes outdoors. To care for the plant, it is enough to loosen the soil in time and remove weeds - mulching will help in the fight against weeds.
Among the agrotechnical methods, additional watering, hilling, fertilizers can also be used. How to feed the plants, when and how to apply fertilizers and whether you need to do this when planting, read the additional articles on the site.
In addition to fertilizers, a variety of products and preparations are used when growing potatoes. There are many debates about their benefits.
We bring to your attention detailed articles on how and for what herbicides, fungicides and insecticides are used.
There are many ways to grow potatoes. We have prepared for you a series of articles on Dutch technology, as well as growing in barrels, bags, under straw, in boxes and from seeds.
Diseases and pests
The main advantage of the Vesna variety is its resistance to such diseases.:
- late blight;
- fusarium and verticillary wilting;
- bacterial diseases;
- infection with pathogenic fungi.
But the variety is moderately prone to infection by viruses and scab. Potato bushes Spring of medium height, with small green leaves. The flowers are pale reddish purple in color.
As for the storage of these potatoes, the variety is quite mature. Read more about the rules, terms, temperature and storage problems in the materials of the site. You can also see information about storage in winter, in boxes and on the balcony, in the refrigerator and cleaned.
This was the basic information about the Vesna cultivar. These early potatoes have qualities that are valuable for the variety:
- early maturity;
- resistance to many diseases;
- high productivity;
If you need early-ripening potatoes, then Spring 40-day potatoes are a good choice, both for your own consumption and for growing on the scale of a business project.
We also suggest that you familiarize yourself with the varieties of potatoes that have different ripening periods:
|Mid late||Medium early||Mid-season|
|Rogneda||Ivan da Shura||Desiree|