You do not have a site, but there is a small balcony incity center? Congratulations: you can grow your own organic berry here. Today we will give you some tips and ideas on turning the balcony into a strawberry clearing
Berries on the balcony
you can almost any berry, includingshrubby. The list of species is abundant: blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, currants, gooseberries, aronia, yoshta and others. In the case of perennials, dwarf forms are used. But to get a practical result, the best choice is strawberries / strawberries. Strawberry bush is compact, requires little soil, abundantly fructifies the entire season. We give the basic rules, the careful observance of which guarantees large yields.
Light, fertile, multicomponent, enriched. Acquired or prepared, but do not overdo it with organic!
It is better not to feed "chemistry", content with the original reserve of minerals and organics. Adding neutral peat to the soil, clean sand, hydrogel. It is desirable to change the soil for the next year.
It is necessary to provide for the construction of a protective semitransparent screen that dissipates the direct sun.
Strawberry loves moist soil: watering often and little by little. Overmoistening is unacceptable.
The air on the balcony is overdried. Humidity should be artificially increased: glazing, moisturizer, spraying, open water in a flat dish.
Material of pots
It is better to take plastic containers / pots, potsand pendant pots made of coconut fiber, pocket made of geotextile. Now there is a large selection of unusual containers and devices for growing vegetables and berries in a limited space.
Shape of pots
The lobed root system requires a wide and shallow dish.
Popular varieties of strawberries: Elan, Sarian, Moscow delicacy, Homemade delicacy, Elizabeth II, Alyuba and others. The best strawberry varieties: Tuscany (fruit-decorative), Roman, Florian, World debut and others. Our opinion: - The cultivar of "Tuscany" is ornamental with a bush, long flower stalks with bright flowers, a good abundant harvest of scented berries.
Depending on its size, the cultivation of strawberries / strawberries (and flowers) is possible in: