Description of Winnie the Pooh Pepper
Winnie the Pooh Pepper is a high quality hybrid bred by Moldovan breeders back in 1980. Consider the description of the variety in more detail.
Winnie the Pooh Pepper
A distinctive feature of the hybrid is its ability to early fruiting both in greenhouse conditions and in open beds. From the appearance of seedlings to the time of harvesting the first fruits, 100 to 110 days pass.
Variety seeds have a high percentage of germination and a good ovary. In addition, Winnie the Pooh pleases with a plentiful and simultaneous harvest. Each plant forms from 7 to 10 fruits.
Pepper has a great taste, attractive appearance and is stored for a long time. It is used for the preparation of salads and various dishes, canned, pickled, stuffed, and also consumed raw.
The hybrid surprises with endurance and resistance to many diseases. In addition, the fruits contain a large number of vitamins and nutrients, which, due to the long shelf life, are preserved all year round.
According to the characteristic, the bushes are small and very compact, of a standard type. Their height rarely exceeds 25 cm.
Lateral branches are pressed to the trunk, there is not enough foliage. The leaves are saturated green, the ovary is laid with bouquets (bunches).
Small fruits are shaped like a cone with a sharp tip. Their weight is from 50 to 60 g, and their length rarely exceeds 10 cm. At the stage of technical maturity, they have a green color, which changes with maturation. Ripe peppers have a rich red color.
The small size of the fruit is offset by excellent taste and good presentation. The wall thickness is 5-7 mm. The pulp is juicy, fleshy and sweet. The surface is smooth and even.
Winnie the Pooh sweet pepper was honored to become a favorite of many gardeners, due to a number of advantages:
- high productivity;
- excellent taste and versatility in the use of peppers;
- good transportability and long shelf life of fruits;
- compactness of plants;
- undemanding formation of bushes and garter;
- resistance to many diseases;
- excellent seed germination;
- yield of the crop in several stages;
Sowing seeds for seedlings should be closer to the end of February, but before that they need to be well prepared and processed.
- Seed material must be placed on a damp cloth so that all specimens suitable for sowing swell. This procedure should be carried out 1.5-2 weeks before sowing.
- Suitable seeds should be soaked in a potassium permanganate solution for 30 minutes and washed with warm water.
After these manipulations, the seeds are sown in prepared containers and covered with a film, which is removed only with the appearance of seedlings. Young hybrid seedlings react very poorly to transplants, so it is better to sow immediately in separate pots. Sowing depth should not exceed 2 cm.
It is important to maintain a daily air temperature of 20-24 ° C, not lower. At night, it can be lowered to 12-14 ° C in order to harden seedlings. This will help plants better adapt to conditions.
Watering should be moderate and carried out as the soil dries. It is necessary to use only warm and settled water.
Subject to further cultivation in the greenhouse, seedlings can be planted at the end of April. On an open bed - no earlier than in early June. The compactness and small size of the bushes allow you to plant quite a lot of plants in a small area without harm to them. For landing, you should choose well-lit and at the same time calm places. Immediately after it, the plants must be provided with good watering.
It's easy to grow peppers
Winnie the Pooh sweet pepper needs simple but regular maintenance.
A mandatory step is to water peppers at least 2 times a week. Water should be warm and settled. It is also necessary to monitor the air temperature, since the hybrid does not tolerate heat.
Growing in greenhouse conditions also provides for constant monitoring of air humidity. Bell pepper does not tolerate dry air.
It is recommended to apply organic and mineral fertilizing to the soil, but not more than 2 times a month. But weeding, removing weeds and loosening the soil should be carried out as often as possible: this will help air and moisture to better get to the root system, stimulating growth and beneficially affecting productivity.
In order for the plants to grow faster and the ovary to form better, it is recommended to remove the lower processes that are below the fork.
Another feature of the variety is its immunity to many common diseases. The hybrid also rarely suffers from aphids and other insects.
Only proper care and prevention can completely protect against any problems. One way to prevent plants from attacking insects is to use a solution of water with wood ash. It is also possible to use some storefronts.
The characteristics of this Moldovan hybrid fully confirm its high status, which has been maintained for many years in a row. Simple cultivation is complemented by excellent yield and fruit qualities.