The best varieties of strawberries for the Moscow region
Delicious and aromatic strawberries become a favorite treat of the beginning of summer and turn every day into a small holiday in the country. But in order for the harvest to become the joy and pride of a gardener who lives in the Moscow region, it is necessary to optimally select the variety of berries when planting.
Variety of strawberry varieties
There are a great many types and varieties of strawberries in our country. Some are ready to give a berry the size of a walnut, others have a special taste and aroma. Certainly, the quality inherent in the plant by the breeders affects the yield, the cultivation technology and careful care are important, but the main selection criterion should be climatic conditions favorable for the growth and ripening of the plant. If you approach this issue correctly and responsibly, then the harvest will certainly delight the gardener with the scale and quality..
What varieties are suitable for the Moscow region
Breeders have spent a lot of effort to adapt the capricious berry to the climatic conditions of the central zone of the Russian Federation, and therefore the entire territory of the Moscow region. Their main feature is winter hardiness and the ability to withstand all kinds of weather changes. The best strawberry varieties for the Moscow region are distinguished by a particularly strong immunity, and the ability to withstand late frosts on the soil or excessive moisture. Moreover, they not only are not inferior to the southern representatives of the family, but surpass them in growth and yield indicators.
Strawberry for the middle stripe
The number of names from the general list of varieties is small, but gardeners have a choice. Among several varieties that are ideal for the middle zone and the territory of the Moscow region, such names should be distinguished as:
- Festival, giving a stable large yield and rapidly multiplying. The berry tolerates climatic changes well, is resistant to pests and diseases;
- Queen Elizabeth is famous for its sweet, large and fragrant fruits with increased density;
- Gigantella, which has rightfully been recognized as the most stable and best variety, which is characterized by very large and sweet berries, with the possibility of preserving taste and quality for a long time;
- Elvira is ideal for growing in a greenhouse, it is distinguished by its bright red, beautiful fruits.
Such varieties as Zenga-Zenga, Lord and Moscow Jubilee are no less popular among gardeners..