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Raspberry Peresvet: a viable high-yielding variety


Middle-late raspberry Peresvet (rubus Peresvet) is included in the series "Golden Collection of Caucasian Raspberries" and is included in the State Register of Varieties for the Central District. Obtained by crossing varieties Solge and Stolichnaya.

Grade Features

Bushes are tall, compact enough, straight-growing, with an average number of shoots. Prickly average. Formed spikes are quite solid, with a purple base.

The covers of annual shoots are distinguished by a pronounced red-brown color without wax coating. The leaves are quite large, wrinkled, slightly twisted. The flowers are medium in size, located on the same level with the pestles. The berries are dark red, elongated. The average weight of marketable berries is 2.6-2.8 g. The pulp is dense, sweet-sour, without aroma.

The variety is winter-hardy, slightly affected by purple spotting, anthracnose and raspberry mites, resistant to most fungal infections. The average yield is 44 kg / ha, but with high agricultural technology it increases significantly.

Raspberry Peresvet: features of the variety

Landing technology

Raspberry Peresvet is absolutely undemanding to the main growing conditions. The variety has proven itself when cultivated in sunny areas. In spring, raspberries should be planted when the soil thaws well, and in the summer, good and healthy offspring with a large lump of soil are selected for transplanting to a new place.

Landings should not be placed on too steep slopes: melt and rain water flow very quickly from them, as a result of which the soil dries out very much. In regions with cold and long winters, it is advisable to choose areas where snow accumulates well in winter.

The soil is carefully dug to a depth of 30 cm and fertilizers are applied to it. Landing is carried out according to the standard scheme 2.5x0.5 m. When placing seedlings in one row along the boundary of the plot, at least 1.5 m is indented from the neighboring territory. Planting is carried out in one furrow.

As a rule, the soil under raspberries is abundantly seasoned with organics with a high potassium content, so there should be little mineral potash fertilizing.

Care Rules

Raspberry varieties Peresvet responsive to competent timely care.

  • Raspberries are fed monthly with organic and mineral fertilizers; during berry formation, manure mixture is introduced under the bushes.
  • Often the soil around the bushes is mulched with organic matter, which allows you to do without loosening in the future.
  • In order to avoid drying out of the soil, timely and plentiful irrigation is carried out.
  • In autumn, raspberries are irrigated at the rate of at least 20 liters of water per square meter. Before pruning the bushes, make the next dose of mineral fertilizers, and then plants are abundantly watered and prepared for winter.
  • In areas with very frosty winters, raspberry bushes use shelters. At the same time, it should be remembered that in order to avoid the plants' ripening, in spring it is necessary to start care activities in time.

Reviews gardeners

According to gardeners' reviews, raspberry Peresvet forms small neat bushes with a compact crown and short shoots, which corresponds to the description of the variety presented by the originator. The shoots are very powerful, grow straight and therefore do not need support.

How to prune raspberries

Raspberry is characterized mainly very positively and is an almost ideal variety for cultivation in the soil and climatic conditions of the Moscow region and surrounding regions. It is remarkable for its amazing vitality and attractive appearance. In addition, Peresvet raspberry berries have a good taste, which persists after processing.