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August Fruit

  • Posted on January 6, 2021 at 10:02 pm

As choose the right location for planting hawthorn? Necessary to consider the appointment of a hawthorn. Hedge it should be planted around the perimeter of the site to get the fruit – three or four free-standing plants (in one place for better pollination) at 1,5 – 2 meters of each other. Given the ruggedness hawthorn, plant can be in any well lit area. How to plant a hawthorn? When planting a permanent place to be dig a planting hole size 0,5 X 0,5 X 0,5 m or trenching (hedge), a similar width and depth. In the planting pits and trenches to make well-fertilized soil. In the trenches plants should be planted in staggered rows on distance of 25 – 30 cm root system should fill the fertile foot, and sprinkle zamulchirovat. What is the care of hawthorn? Every year, planting should be weed, feed water, loosen the soil, mulch, and form bushes. Hedges should generate periodically blind cutting at a certain height, which contributes to the formation of a greater number of lateral branches and thorns.

Code hawthorn comes into fruition, and what harvest? The seedlings come into fruition in 10 – 12 years old, vegetatively propagated – in five or six years. Harvest from a bush is 2 – 20 kg. How to harvest? Ripe fruit should be collected, tearing the whole plate, then remove stem, immature and damaged specimens. The fruits ripen in August and September. The duration of the collection – a month.

Fruits need to immediately earn extra. They should be dried in the sun, during bad weather – in the unheated furnace or dryer at a temperature of 40 – 50 C, often . Well-dried fruits have a mild odor and a slightly astringent sweet taste. Colour – from brownish-red to dark brown, almost black (haw thorn) or orange-red, rarely orange-brown or brown (hawthorn blood red), sometimes with a whitish bloom crystallized sugar, the pulp is usually yellow. Keep dried fruits should be in a paper bag.