How to plant winter garlic ?
Gardening / / August 12, 2017
- Garden tools
- Garlic for planting
What winter garlic?Why, and most importantly how to plant?Winter Garlic - garlic is that is not planted in spring and autumn, ie in the winter.It is in this, winter garlic, with growth appear not only ordinary green feathers, but also so-called "the bulb of garlic."These contain the bulb of garlic seeds - very small teeth.
On what grounds can determine that garlic winter?Arrows.In winter garlic arrows appear, which is not usually the case with garlic, planted in the spring.The magnitude of the bulb winter garlic is much more than a spring onion.Head shape winter garlic differs from the usual shape of the head of garlic.Painting scales covering the head and teeth also differ.
How to plant winter garlic, that he pleased you with the harvest?What are the conditions for such garlic prefer?The criteria by which land is chosen for planting winter garlic: the soil should be loamy.Soil should be neutral, that is no addi
Preparation of the beds for planting winter garlic should be started as early as August.For every square meter of the beds is brought one bucket humus, compost as much, a tablespoon of potassium sulfate and a tablespoon of superphosphate.All this is dug to a depth of approximately 20 centimeters.If the kidney is clay, it is necessary to add more fertilizer in addition to a bucket of coarse sand and peat bucket.
If peat soil, the addition brought a bucket of loamy soil and a bucket of sand.If the soil is sandy, then it adds an additional one bucket of peat and two - loamy soil.How to plant winter garlic after fertilizing the soil?The beds should be dug, leveled and tamped down with a shovel.Then all of a bed should be treated with a solution of water and copper sulfate.
To do this takes ten liters of water and one tablespoon of vitriol.Garlic varieties that can be planted in the winter, "Gribovsky anniversary", "Komsomolets", "Otradnetsky" "Danilovsky local", "Gribovsky - 60".Please be aware that the winter need to have time to plant garlic in the past month, even 40 days before colder.Typically, winter garlic is planted from late September to mid-October.