Rosara potatoes have long been appreciated by many gardeners and consumers. It can be grown in most climatic zones and is easy to maintain.
Bred by German breeders, the table variety Rosara pleases with early ripening, high yields, and excellent taste.
And also steadily resists all kinds of diseases.
Description of the variety
|general characteristics||early variety for table use, easily adapts to the climatic conditions of the region, tolerates transportation well|
|Ripening period||50-65 days|
|Mass of marketable tubers||80-115 gr|
|The number of tubers in the bush||15-20|
|Yield||350-400 c / ha|
|Consumer qualities||good taste, slightly boiled|
|Preferred growing regions||any soil and climate|
|Disease resistance||moderately resistant to scab and late blight|
|Growing features||loves watering, requires insect control|
|Originator||SaKa-Ragis Pflanzenzucht GbR (Germany)|
Light or dark red tubers of the root crop have a slightly rough thin skin with small eyes. The flesh of a vegetable in the cut is yellow. Elongated, sometimes drop-shaped, 80 - 150-gram potato tubers are adapted for long-term storage and can tolerate well even long-distance transportation.
The plant is a slightly sprawling, low bush with moderately growing, large green tops and a red-violet corolla.
Rosar's potatoes are adapted to withstand drought and high humidity, a sharp cold snap, so they can be grown in almost every climatic zone. Many gardeners and farms are convinced of the productivity of this variety.
Each bush usually ripens from 12 to 15 tubers, and they are all almost the same size.... In a healthy environment, the yield is 350 - 400 kg per one hundred square meters of planting area. Special care helps to get higher yields.
You can compare yield indicators with other varieties using the data from the table:
|Mozart||200-330 c / ha|
|Queen anne||400-460 c / ha|
|Milena||450-600 c / ha|
|Serpanok||170-215 c / ha|
|Svitanok Kiev||up to 460 c / ha|
|Bryansk delicacy||160-300 c / ha|
|Artemis||230-350 c / ha|
|Giant||290-420 c / ha|
|Yanka||up to 630 c / ha|
|Openwork||450-500 c / ha|
For 4 - 5 years, the crop yield is at the usual level, therefore constant renewal of the seed fund is not required... Rosara belongs to the early ripening varieties. Already in the second half of August, a full harvest is harvested from the seeds planted at the end of May.
Potato lovers are attracted by excellent taste. It boils down poorly, since the pulp contains a small amount of starch (up to 16%), therefore, more often the vegetable is used boiled, it is used for making salads.
The root crop is widely used in industrial processing.
You can compare the starch content with other varieties in the table below:
|Variety name||Starch content (%)|
|Lord of the open spaces||13-16|
Growing and care
Agricultural technology for this potato is not complicated. Good soil preparation and the right choice of planting site contribute to a rich early harvest. Rosara potatoes preferable to plant in unshaded open areas with sandy loam or light, medium loamy soils.
The planting site must be changed after 2 to 3 years of use. When choosing a new area, you should pay attention to the crops that grew here before the potatoes. Soils are perfect after cucumbers, legumes, root vegetables and cabbage.
Unsuitable for good growth of this vegetable will be land plots where nightshade crops were predecessors. You can use mulching to control weeds.
Autumn soil preparation has a beneficial effect on future yields. Experts advise to fertilize the soil with compost, phosphorus and potash fertilizers. When and how to fertilize, as well as how to do it correctly when planting, read the additional articles.
Oats planted in the autumn on a plot of potatoes planned for potatoes will serve as a good means of cleaning the soil from fungal infections. It is necessary to take serious care of the sorting of the seed material. Planting in the ground is carried out after special preparation of seeds (germination, "hardening").
Full-fledged timely care during the growing period contributes to obtaining a good harvest. Spraying with special preparations can help with this.
We also bring to your attention a lot of useful information about different methods of growing potatoes: Dutch technology, under straw, in bags, in barrels.
Diseases and pests
Potatoes are highly resistant to various diseases. The Rosara variety is less than others exposed to late blight, a common and harmful potato disease.
You can read about other common diseases in additional articles on our website:
However, he has a very dangerous enemy that can significantly reduce and even destroy the harvest - the Colorado potato beetle and its larvae. To combat this pest, a variety of methods and means are used, both folk and chemical.
The Rosar variety has many advantages, so it is often chosen by both farmers and gardeners - the owners of a modest suburban area.
We also bring to your attention other varieties of potatoes with different ripening periods:
|Late ripening||Medium early||Mid late|
|Ivan da Marya||Nevsky||Lorch|
|Slav||Lord of the open spaces||Nevsky|