One of the unique and new varieties of radish - Duro Krasnodar. It is characterized by large, tasty root vegetables and high commodity qualities. Some gardeners plant it several times a season, and the resulting crop successfully sold. Radishes are eaten raw, added to snacks and salads.
Duro Krasnodar is a high-yielding, mid-season and universal variety of radish. From the moment the sprouts appear before harvest, it takes 25-28 days. The shoots are uniform, friendly. The variety is characterized by the formation of large root crops, the average weight of which is 30-40 g, and the diameter reaches 8-9 cm.
The fruits have a spherical shape, a smooth surface and a thin skin of bright red color with a bright tail. The flesh is white, has a juicy and crispy texture. To the touch radish is dense and resilient. The taste is fresh, spicy-sweet. The plant is bright green, grows up to 20-25 cm.
With one square meter gardeners on average collect 2.8-3.5 kg of crop. Radish Duro can be stored in the refrigerator for about 25 days without losing its taste and appearance.
Advantages and disadvantages
Radish Duro Krasnodar is very popular among gardeners, as it has a number of positive aspects:
- high yield;
- large size;
- pleasant and tender taste;
- great appearance;
- unpretentiousness to the soil;
- resistance to cracking of root crops;
- differs in uniform shoots and amicable ripening of a radish;
- the grade is not prone to tsvetushnosti and bolting.
A distinctive feature - the radish can be cultivated throughout the season (from late February to October). Significant deficiencies have been identified.Attention! This variety can be planted in the open field and in a greenhouse or greenhouse.
Seed preparation for planting
To get a rich harvest of radish Duro Krasnodar, it is recommended to preliminarily prepare planting material. To do this, perform the following actions:
- Seeds calibrate, choose large and high-quality.
- Planting material is placed in a damp cloth for a day. Sometimes for hardening, seeds are refrigerated for several hours.
- For disinfection, seeds are kept in a weak solution of potassium permanganate for about 12 hours.
After water procedures, the seeds must be dried. Processing of planting material is carried out immediately before the landing of the soil.
Features of growing
Radish varieties Duro Krasnodar prefers sunny areas with light ground. On the bed make rotted manure at the rate of 2 kg per square meter. The poor soil is enriched with mineral fertilizers. If the ground is heavy, sand or peat is added to it. Soil acidity should be between 5.5-7.
Radish feels comfortable next to the planting of strawberries, cabbage, tomatoes, beets, spinach and legumes. It is undesirable to plant it near cucumbers and onions. The bad forerunners of the radish are the crucifers.
In the open ground
The first planting of radish Duro Krasnodar in open ground is produced in the second half of April. Sowing time varies depending on the growing region. The snow should melt by this time, and the soil should warm up. The optimum air temperature is from +15 to +20 degrees.
On the prepared beds form grooves with a depth of 1.5 - 2 cm with an interval of 6-7 cm. Sow radish seeds at a distance of 4-5 cm. It is not recommended to thicken the planting, otherwise shoots will have to be thinned. The grooves are covered with earth and the bed is covered with a film. To the vegetable was large and not bitter, it must be watered every 2-3 days. If the weather is hot and dry, irrigate the plant every day.Attention! This variety of radish can be sown every two weeks until September.
In the greenhouse
Radishes can be planted in a greenhouse or greenhouse as early as March. Therefore, the harvest will be able to get a little earlier. Planting of a root crop begins when the earth gets warm to + 3 + 4 degrees. But before this greenhouse disinfect from possible diseases and pests.
Seeds are planted to a depth of about 1 cm at a distance of 3-4 cm. The interval between rows should be at least 7-9 cm. Experienced gardeners use egg packaging for planting vegetables. Egg cells are pressed into the prepared bed. The result is uniformly distributed wells. After planting radish Duro Krasnodar garden beds are mulched with peat or humus.Important! After each watering the greenhouse needs to be aired. Otherwise, black leg can attack crops.
Despite the fact that radishes of this variety are easy to clean, some vegetable growers make some mistakes.
The table describes the problems that may arise when growing Duro Krasnodar radish and the possible causes of their occurrence.
Seeds do not germinate.
Poor quality seeds.
Planting material decayed, as sowing was carried out in a cold and damp soil.
Root crop is not formed.
There is not enough potassium in the soil.
The bed is located in the shade.
Hollow and tasteless fruits.
Excess fertilizer, especially nitrogen.
Lack of moisture.
Radish is bitter and bursting.
Lack of moisture.
Abundant watering after a prolonged drought.
The plant blooms and goes to the arrow.
Hot and dry weather.
Diseases and pests
Radish Duro Krasnodar has a high resistance to many diseases. But when the agrotechnical rules are violated, the plant weakens, and pathogenic microorganisms become more active.
A detailed description of the main diseases of radish of this variety is given in the table.
Disease / pests
Signs of plant damage
Treatment / Prevention Methods
The leaves are covered with bloom, which eventually turns brown. The plant dries out.
Spraying plantings Bordeaux mixture or Ditan M.
The base of the stem becomes black. The leaves are deformed and turn black.
In 10 liters of diluted 25 g of copper sulfate and 40 g of soap. The resulting solution is sprayed with radish. To prevent infection, seeds are soaked in a weak solution of manganese.
The appearance of rounded growths in the roots, root rot, wilting tops.
Watering plants with lime milk (2 cups of lime diluted in 10 liters of water). For prevention, add ashes to the soil.
On the roots are formed gray spots with a blue tint.
Destruction of diseased plants. We disinfect the soil with potassium permanganate solution.
White rust (bel)
The leaves turn white, then turn brown and dry.
Spraying radish with fungicides. Ditan M. has proven himself well. Cleaning the garden from diseased plants.
The leaves darken streaks, tops yellow and fade.
Plantation treatment with Planriz. In the fall, plant residues are burned.
Grow on your site radish Duro Krasnodar easy. This variety is grown in greenhouses and in the open field throughout the season. A rich harvest can be obtained with minimal time and money.