Zucchini attributed to one of the most appreciative garden vegetables. It is distinguished by unpretentiousness to growing, gives excellent yields, delighting with its presence in exquisite dishes. Many tend to grow different varieties that ripen alternately. This rational approach allows the whole season to eat healthy vegetables. The spot is in the group of early ripe zucchini.
Description and characteristic varieties of zucchini roller
Vegetable intended to be consumed fresh, perfectly preserved for the winter season. The fruits are painted white, differ in beautiful oval shapes, are covered with not too dense crust. On average, one vegetable weighs from 1,000 to 1,300 g. The flesh is light green, friable, juicy. Vegetable is beautifully grown not only in greenhouse conditions, but also in unprotected soil. The period from germination to technical ripening is no more than forty days. If you follow the peculiarities of cultivation and organize proper care, then it is possible to collect up to ten kilograms of crop per square meter of land.
Advantages and disadvantages
Here is a description of the advantages of the zucchini roller, thanks to which it gained popularity among gardeners:
- resistance to temperature changes, which allows landing early;
- excellent presentation and transportability;
- growing in different soils;
- excellent taste.
Small fruits can be used in vegetable salads, replacing them with cucumbers that have not yet had time to grow. The grade does not demand special leaving, can do some time without regular waterings.Slicing zucchini roller
Seed preparation for planting
For a good harvest should be planted high-quality seeds. On the bag must be applied a photo of a variety.
Seeds are allowed to sow directly on the beds under plastic wrap or in open ground. Direct sowing should be done after the earth is warm enough, and its temperature is fourteen to sixteen degrees.
Under the planting of this vegetable beds should be chosen on light soils. For sowing zucchini soil should be filled with organic matter. A place under the zucchini requires good sunlight and protection from exposure to winds.
Potatoes, cabbage, onions, or legumes can be predecessors. It is forbidden to plant zucchini in areas where they grew cucumbers, pumpkins and patisony.
Seed planting technology
If the seedling method is chosen, then they should be started as early as April, so that by the time of landing in open ground, the seedlings have time to get stronger. Preparing nutrient soil composition, decomposed in the landing capacity. Twenty-five days later, the seedlings are transplanted to the beds according to the scheme "seventy by seventy" centimeters.
If planting is done with seeds in the ground, then two seeds should be placed in the prepared wells. Emerged shoots are inspected, the weaker ones are removed.
Planting early zucchini seeds is not recommended. They will long lie in cool soil, germination will not be as friendly as we would like.
Subsequent post-planting care mainly consists of properly performed irrigation and nutrition of the crop. Watering plants must be timely and regularly, especially during the flowering and fruit formation.
The rest is no difficulty. Zucchini need to weed away from weeds, loosen the soil between rows, periodically make fertilizer compounds.Ovule zucchini
Diseases and their prevention
During cultivation, in addition to the introduction of nutritional formulations, it is necessary to take measures to destroy melon aphid, the main enemy of zucchini. Other harmful parasites Rolik practically no harm. Aphids most often affect beds in periods of bad weather. At the time of massive lesions on the plants, there is a deformation of the leaves, a falling off of the inflorescences and young ovaries.
Experienced gardeners in the fight against pests prefer non-chemical compounds, which include the following:
- Infused wood ash at the rate of two glasses on a bucket of water. There also added a piece of finely chopped laundry soap. Everything is stirred, infused during the day. Means are sprayed with leaves once a week;
- tobacco infusion. To do this, take sixty grams of tobacco or tobacco dust, pour liter of boiling water. The composition also requires the addition of ten grams of soap. It is necessary to insist twenty-four hours, foliage processing is performed every seven days;
- 450 g of finely chopped dandelion leaves are poured with ten liters of hot water, insisting two hours. Processing plants perform in the morning or evening.
If you use special chemical compounds, it is recommended to use Spark, Strela, Intavir, Decis. Each of the funds must be used, carefully examining the accompanying instructions for use.
If during the fruit ovary there is a need to treat the plants from harmful parasites, then it is best to apply the biological drug Fitoverm.
- Tobacco dust
- Aphids on zucchini leaf close up
Harvesting and storage rules
Harvesting ripe vegetables can be done from mid-summer until the fall season. Choose zucchini twice a week. It is not recommended to allow the fruit to grow and reach a length of fifteen to twenty centimeters.
Fresh zucchini is best kept in the refrigerator in the quantity necessary for fresh consumption until the next harvest. It is better to conserve the rest of the harvest so that the vegetable retains the maximum amount of nutrients.
The main advantage of Roller - reviews gardeners. All those who grew this variety remained happy for rich harvests.