Well proven during the cultivation of crops are particularly popular among gardeners. One such example is the Far Eastern cucumber 27, well cultivated in many household plots. The plant perfectly tolerates changes in weather, does not impose special requirements for humidity. Vegetable has good taste and juiciness, forms the fruit until autumn.
Description and characteristics of the variety of cucumbers Far East 27
Plant according to characteristic indeterminate, forms a large number of shoots. The foliage is medium-sized, green or dark green. Mixed bloom.
According to the description, cucumbers are elongated, of an eleptic form, of a green hue. On the sides - light stripes. Bumps is not enough. The length of the vegetable reaches ten -0 fifteen centimeters, weight - from one hundred to two hundred grams. The grade is recommended for the fresh use and conservation.
The advantages and disadvantages of the variety
The main positive signs of culture include the following:
- excellent survival rate in various areas
- drought tolerancelow requirements for watering
- powerful root system, easy survival,
- resistance to low temperature conditions
- ability to resist downy mildew,
- long term fruiting,
- the average number of leaves, which facilitates harvesting,
- the ability to store up to three days.
As deficiencies noted fast formation of barren flowersgaining weight and turning yellow. If you do not pick cucumbers in a timely manner, they will not be enough for salting and canning.
Requirements for soil for planting
Judging by the reviews of gardeners, for the cultivation of this cucumber variety requires fertile soil with neutral acidity. Groundwater should not be too close to the surface. Best of all, if onions were grown on the beds of cucumbers or onions.
Before planting the soil should have time to warm up. up to 15 degrees. Place should be lit, having protection from drafts.
Growing cucumber variety depends on the climatic conditions of the region. If the temperature regime allows, then the seeds are allowed to be planted in open ground.
But the majority of gardeners prefer the seedling method. Seeds are sown in small planting boxes. The seeding depth is two centimeters. After three to four days, the first sprouts can be observed.
Sowing on seedlings carried out early April. Seedlings that have reached a height of fifteen to twenty centimeters are allowed to move to a permanent place. In most cases, this period falls on the beginning of May.
Grade care after planting
When using a rassadnogo method of growing plants need to care. Seedlings fed with mineral and natural fertilizer compounds, use and complex means.
Seedlings grown under room conditions need additional amounts of potassium, nitrogen, phosphorus and other components.
Liquid dressing formulations are made in several stages:
- after leaf formation - the plant begins to prepare for active growth, the process of photosynthesis is accelerated,
- a couple of days before transplanting an open bed - culture creates a supply of nutrients to make it easier to transfer the adaptation period. As a rule, a high percentage of survival of cucumber seedlings is obliged to a strong root system.
The density of planting cucumbers should be three to four bushes per square meter.
After about a month and a half, you can expect the first harvest. Far Eastern variety is able to give up to three kilograms of cucumbers from each square of the garden. But for this plant will have to periodically water, loosen the soil in the beds, feed the culture.
For watering is recommended to use heated water settled in a barrel during the day. Once a week and a half, gardeners are advised to deposit 1 liter of manure or ten grams of urea dissolved in a bucket of water.
Diseases and their prevention
Variety is opposed to downy mildew, but can be sore bacteriosis or fracture. The plant can infect them at any stage of growth.
In order to maximally protect the culture from diseases, it is necessary to subject the planting material to special training, soaking it before planting in special solutions. In addition, during growth it is recommended to treat the beds with special preparations.
Harvesting and storage rules
It is believed that cucumbers grow only at night. Having warmed up under sunshine and having absorbed enough moisture, at night vegetables actively develop.Picking cucumbers should be carried out twice a week.
Fruiting continues until those days when the temperature at night falls below fifteen degrees Celsius. But as soon as the weather recovers, the crop begins to yield again.
Greening should be carried out twice a weekas they grow. If you ignore this event, the cucumbers will outgrow and turn yellow.
The plant is recommended for cultivation even beginner gardeners. With minimal care, the cucumber culture is able to bear fruit without placing high demands on care. It should be added that when growing it is necessary to form bushes, pinching the main shoot and first order shoots after the fourth leaf.