Guidon Pear Description
Pear Gvidon received the name in honor of the Pushkin Prince Gvidon. The variety is frost-resistant and highly fruitful. The green color of the fruit and the characteristic sour taste belong to the distinctive features of the Guidon variety. Let's consider in the article a detailed description of the variety.
Guidon Pear Description
Those who wish to acquire a variety of this pear will have to be patient, because they begin to bear fruit only for 4 years after planting.
Description of Gwidon pear: On average, about 55 kg of excellent fruits can be obtained from one tree. With proper care of the tree (pruning of branches and the correct formation of the crown), you can achieve its fruiting in the second year after planting.
Gvidon pear blossoms very beautifully: small white flowers are located on the branch very densely, which will become an adornment of any garden. With this arrangement of flowers (therefore, fruits), harvesting will not be a nightmare for the gardener.
You can take fruits in late August - the first half of September. The shelf life of such pears is only 7-10 days. After this time, the fruits lose their unique taste and any presentation.
The taste is sweet, slightly sour. The flesh of the fruit is yellow, grainy, dense and juicy. Such pears can be safely put into jam and preservation, and just eat raw.
Pear Guidon refers to stunted - a height of not more than 3.5 m. Large shoots grow vertically to the trunk.
The leaves of the Guidon tree have a deep dark green color on the outside and a slightly dull light green on the inside. Also on the outside of the leaf you can see a dense network of light yellow veins. In general, the foliage is not very dense, most of the space on the branch is occupied by the fruits.
The fruits of this variety have different shades: from light green to yellow green, necessarily in a large dark green speck.
The average weight of one fruit ranges from 100 to 140 grams. This is not much, there are pears and more, but their number more than compensates for the size and weight.
The average weight of one fruit ranges from 100 to 140 grams.
Of the advantages of the variety can be noted:
- good yield;
- resistance to many diseases;
- resistance to frost.
The disadvantages of the variety include:
- poor transportability;
- short shelf life.
The landing process is carried out according to a specific algorithm.
- Dig a hole. If you decide to plant a tree in the spring, then it is better to prepare it in the fall.
- Humus and ash provide nourishment to the tree. Before planting, it is worth filling the hole with these fertilizers.
- The young tree should be positioned so that the vaccination site is 5 cm above the ground.
- Gently ram the earth around the seedling, but do not overdo it.
- Cut the top, leaving no more than a meter.
- After that, you need to water the tree. Never pour water on the crown! Proper watering is watering the earth in a near-stem circle from a hose.
Gwidon loves light, space and requires constant watering. The future harvest depends on a successful choice of a place, therefore, the choice of a landing site should be taken carefully and seriously. Well, if there is a well nearby.
In the first years after planting, pruning unnecessary branches and the correct formation of the crown is especially relevant - this will ensure maximum tree yield. In addition, the Gvidon variety is one of the fastest growing ones, therefore, it needs abundant watering - 10-15 buckets of water per adult tree (3-5 times per season).
Gvidon variety loves light, space and requires constant watering.
Foliage should be dense and saturated color, and the shoots are powerful and not too long. Otherwise, nitrogen supplementation is needed. Urea can be used - it is used in spring and autumn. During the fruit ripening period (June-July) it is recommended to use mineral fertilizers. This will improve the taste of the fruit.
Guidon culture is resistant to most diseases, but the danger of the disease is not completely excluded. To protect against various diseases and dangerous insects, there are many different insecticides (BI-58, Aktara). Bordeaux liquid is also suitable.
When using chemical or toxic agents, remember that someone will eat the fruits from this tree. Do not carry out processing during fruiting. If the poison hits the fruit, then for some it can end very badly.
Gvidon variety is somewhat peculiar, requires constant attention. It is well suited for a summer cottage or a small orchard near the house.