Tibetan Malina, Malina TREE AND YOSHTA - SENSATION OR DECEPTION?
In the online stores and fairs regularly offer a variety of berry "news". Enthusiastic gardeners are difficult to resist the temptation and not buy into a beautiful advertisement. But after planting such plants, euphoria is often replaced by ... disappointment.
Tibetan Malina, or ZEMMALINA
Issued for a hybrid of raspberries and strawberries. From a scientific point of view, this is a raspberry seductive, or strawberry. Its berries are almost tasteless, but are excellent for compotes, toppings in pastries, and decorations for confectionery. The raspberry seductive large beautiful flowers, a long period of flowering and fruiting, so the bushes are used in landscape design.
Speech about raspberry of some varieties, formed in the standard form with the help of strong pruning (berries of the plant are large, but of mediocre taste and without aroma). However, finding successful for the middle band plants of winter-hardy varieties is not so easy. After buying the seedlings often die in the coming winter.
Curly strawberries Such a culture does not exist in nature. In fact, in hanging pots planted with small strawberry remontant strawberries or remontant strawberries and allow the mustache to grow freely. It turns out "Ampel" strawberries, which fruits until late autumn.
This is a hybrid of gooseberry and currant. The berries are small and inferior in taste to their “parents”. But from the plants you can create a good hedge.
© Author: Alexander Zharavin, agronomist, Kirov