We grow a rich harvest of large garlic

  • Dec 24, 2019

Hardly any holiday and gardening site today do without a bed of garlic. Almost everyone is familiar with the medicinal properties of this plant, which gives rise to the widespread cultivation of this crop.

Rich harvest garlic. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru
Rich harvest garlic. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru

Please put the Huskies and subscribe to the channel "About Fazenda". This will enable us to publish more interesting garden articles.

However, not all novice growers get a good harvest. Therefore competently grow a large garlic, observing all the agronomic rules.

The choice of planting material

Garlic is divided into winter and spring, differing among themselves not only the size of the bulbs, but also planting time. Grow larger specimens of the spring will not turn heads, while winter varieties grow quite large. It is important to distinguish between summer and winter crops in appearance, because it affects the yield, which you can not wait, if you take a poor planting material.

A bed of garlic. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru
A bed of garlic. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru

In winter, in contrast to the summer, there is a rod attached to his teeth. The number of lobes in most cases, even that is not typical for spring varieties, where the core is absent and the size is much smaller than the winter crops, taking that, you can grow a good crop. However, please note that this variety is kept only until February, summer can also lie 2 years. If the goal is to sell its products, it is better to take a winter look. For spring planting themselves can, in certain varieties of which (e.g., Gulliver) are also large head.

It is important to decide on the venue for the beds, it should be sunny, flat and open. If selected nisin, it is recommended to make the elevation that will not allow water to accumulate surpluses. It is undesirable to plant culture on a slope, where there is a risk of soil washing.

Planting and growing garlic

The soil for planting selected fertile sandy loam with a neutral acidity. It is undesirable to place after the culture of onions, t. To. At these same pests and diseases, and potatoes, which can be transmitted to Fusarium. Ideal precursors are zucchini, carrots, cucumbers and cabbage early, especially if on a bed during their growing organics added. Winter varieties are planted in late September or early October, making the intervals of 20-25 cm between rows and 5-8 cm apart, mulching flower bed with humus or peat.

Mulch garlic. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru
Mulch garlic. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru

The spring and summer culture fertilized with nitrogen loosened, weed and moisturize as soil dries. To grow large bulbs, arrows must be removed as soon as they become available, without touching the seed plants. Winter varieties ripen in late July or early August. Not allowed the delay in the harvest, because over-mature specimens can crumble. Garlic dig in clear weather, and leave for 4-5 days in the garden. If the weather is rainy, the crop is placed under a canopy or in a room with good ventilation.

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

Kind of spring planted after the ground thaws. It is desirable to do so in April and May. Location prepare a month before planting, making sawdust, humus, chicken manure and hydrated lime. Then you need to dig up the soil and smooth, then pour and put on a bed covering material. The teeth are planted at a distance of about 5-6 cm between rows do 20-25 cm depth from the ground surface to the pick is 2-3 cm. The resulting shoots moisturize as needed and fed urea. During the growth of bulbs making potassium chloride (15 g per 1 sq. m.) and 50 g of superphosphate per 1 sq. m.

To garlic grew large, it is recommended to make the following steps:

  • in late June otgresti soil from heads for more even ripening;
  • feed plants poultry manure mullein or at least 2 times per season;
  • to enhance the keeping quality and accelerate the maturation 2-3 days before harvesting the leaves to tie a knot.

Spring crops harvested in late August or early September, after the lodging of the yellowing of the upper and lower leaf desiccation. Dig head, shake off the ground and placed in the shade. Stems and roots are not cut, giving them dry up and regularly turning to evenly dry. It will fully preserve the harvest.

original articleand many other materials can be found on ourwebsite.

Please put the Huskies and subscribe to the channel "About Fazenda". This will enable us to publish more interesting garden articles.

Read more:The feed garlic yellowing