How to get the first crop of radishes in April?

  • Dec 24, 2019

Radishes - culture, familiar to farmlands. But his popularity is not due to ease of cultivation, because getting a good crop of vegetables requires the knowledge of certain secrets. Tips to help you get more than a radish harvest season. By planting early-maturing varieties, you can get the roots in April.

Growing radish. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru
Growing radish. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru

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What you need to do for early harvest?

Early varieties are resistant to the temperatures - they sufficiently +10... + 12 ° C in the upper soil layers. If the greenhouse is stored between + 15 ° C, guaranteed viable shoots.

Even if at times the temperature is lowered, it is normal radish will take care of the rest, subject to conditions.

Daylight in early spring has long enough to the plant to develop normally. Plus, the spring sowing in the fact that no high requirements for humidity, which appear along with the summer heat.

prepare a bed

For the harvest in April sown needed in March. You need to arrange a bed in a greenhouse.

The soil fertilizer are introduced per 1 sq. m:

  • superphosphate - 40 g;
  • potassium chloride - 15 g;
  • a bucket of compost.

The plot is dug, broken lumps of earth, all the leveled.

It is also desirable to build a framework or repaired in advance is available.

buy seeds

In store purchase only early maturing varieties that can be sown in early spring:

  • dawn;
  • 18 days;
  • French breakfast;
  • Pink-red with white tip;
  • Early red;
  • Sachs;
  • Okhotsk.

The fruits vary in color and shape, there is a yellow radish, white, red.

sow

About the beds radish should take care, not waiting until the snow ceases:

  • check frame;
  • throw and secure film.
About the beds radish should take care, not waiting until the snow will melt. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru
About the beds radish should take care, not waiting until the snow will melt. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru

Under the spring sun the soil under the film quickly thawed and warmed up. It takes time, so do not put off until the inoculation.

For seed furrows laid in 4 cm depth. They need some time to shed water.

Seeds germinate better. To do this for a few hours is filled with warm water, and then spread thinly on a gauze, harboring a damp cloth and put in a warm place. Seeds are ready when the hatch.

Each seedling is sown to a depth of 1 cm, between - 5 cm, after sowing gently compacted earth.

If it's still cold, the beds can be added to warm covering materials. Before the advent of germs in a greenhouse maintained at a temperature of about + 16 ° C.

The first shoots appear after 4-6 days. Once this happens, the greenhouse temperature was lowered to + 8 ° C. Germs to survive in the cold for 3-4 days to slightly slow down their growth.

pour

Radishes - water-loving plant. Sowing watered frequently, as the drying of the soil, it is best to spray, but not abundant.

Seedlings watered less often, but abundant. After watering the greenhouse ventilated. You also need to regularly loosen the soil.

Water for spraying and watering better heat up to +25... + 30 ° C. This will keep the temperature in the greenhouse on a cold night.

To this culture are equally bad lack and excess watering. In the first case, the fruit will be bitter, as will start to grow arrow, and the second - radishes can crack.

Feeding the

Shoots in the early stages fertilized with urea (1 tbsp. l. 5 liters of water). This is necessary for the growth of healthy foliage.

Harvested roots are stored in a refrigerator or other cool place. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru
Harvested roots are stored in a refrigerator or other cool place. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru

When the seedling grows, it is possible to feed a nutrient mixture:

  • 5 liters of water;
  • 15 g of superphosphate;
  • 10 g of potassium sulfate.

harvest

Radishes need to collect selectively - first pulled out from the roots of 2-2.5 cm in diameter. Small should be left to grow.

Vacated seat main crops are sown in the same or radish, which can bear fruit throughout the season.

Harvested roots are stored in a refrigerator or other cool place.

The use of this vegetable is contraindicated in diseases of the digestive system and thyroid gland.

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