Stella cucumber variety

Cucumbers are a very popular vegetable crop. Now there is a bunch of different varieties of cucumbers. Many greenhouse owners choose the F1 hybrid. This hybrid is a variety of Stella cucumber.

91-Variety of Stella cucumbers

Characteristic varieties Stella cucumber

Characteristic variety

The affiliation of the Stella variety to F1 hybrids gives it a number of advantages: good yield and resistance. Also, the bushes themselves can be grown both in the greenhouse and in the open field.

Description of the bush

The plant reaches 1.5 meters in length. The bush forms up to 8 fruits in one node. This grade is very thermophilic. The bush has a small degree of branching. After 56 days after sowing, you can already collect the fruit. The plant does not need pollination. Blossom type: only female. Stella F1 should be grown only on well-fertilized and fertile soil.

Description of the fetus

The size of the fruit is on average 23 cm, and the weight in the region of 165 g. The Stella F1 cucumber is characterized by a very smooth, spiny skin on the outside and a crispy flesh inside. There are practically no tubercles on the peel. This variety is known for its positive description of taste. It is perfect for cooking salads, also good in canned form. Stella fruits (F1) have a pleasant taste. They also contain many vitamins, and cucumber juice cleans the stomach of toxins, as cucumber contains more fiber than all other vegetables.

Care

Novice gardeners are most often affected by mistakes made during the care of their plants. If you follow the simple rules of care no problems should arise.

Landing care

It is recommended to grow cucumbers in the greenhouse. Seeds should be treated with a solution of water and minerals. It is very convenient to sow the seeds in small pots with high quality soil. Sowing seeds stands at a depth of no more than 3 cm. The temperature in the greenhouse should stay around 25 ⁰ C. After planting, it is necessary to water the soil, but not overdo it.

Departure after landing

The most time-consuming stage of care begins after planting cucumbers. To properly care for the Stella variety, you just need to adhere to the basic rules:

  • clean up on the site the remains of other vegetation and dirt;
  • destroy weeds;
  • when the bush grows enough, it needs to be tied to a trellis to support;
  • cucumbers are very fond of water, because they should be watered every day, but in moderation;
  • need to get rid of pests;

Cucumbers have a very good appetite, so they should be fed. It is recommended to use a solution of ash (100 g of ash per 1 liter of water).

If you follow all the rules of care, the Stella fruits will grow tasty and juicy.

Pests and diseases

91-Variety of Stella cucumbers

This variety is rarely sick

Thanks to the affiliation of Stella to F1 hybrids, the variety rarely gets sick, but this can happen. For every pest or disease there are several ways to fight. It is also important to comply with the dosages used for the treatment of drugs, so as not to harm the bush.

Pests

In the process of plant growth can occur meeting with pests. The appearance of pests on plants is normal, as harmful insects often attack plants during the fruiting period.

  • The whitefly is a small white midge. Drinks the juice of plants and leaves behind sooty mushrooms and sluggish leaves. A solution of garlic and water helps against the whitefly (150 grams of garlic per 1 liter of water), which is sprayed on cucumbers, but it is better, of course, to use some brand-name sprayers.
  • Aphid - small green bugs. She likes colonies to settle on the leaves and eat them. Aphids multiply very quickly. The consequences of its wrecking - wilting of the leaves. A solution of wood ash, soap and water helps against aphids (in 2.5 liters of water add 50 grams of wood ash and 20 grams of soap).
  • Spider mites are small mites. They leave behind a web under the leaves, where they sit. Mites eat the leaves and bring all kinds of infections. Against them, spraying with soapy water (a tablespoon of soap per 1 liter of water) on the back of the leaves helps.
  • Pests should be killed immediately, as they multiply very quickly and can spread to all parts of the plant.

    Novice gardeners are often lost when they encounter pests on their own plot, but any pests can be managed if they are immediately detected. It is best to conduct daily inspections of plants for the presence of some living creatures.

    Diseases

    Affiliation to the Stella hybrid category F1 gives a good immunity to all diseases. But if you run your plants, then disease resistance will help, and they will get sick.

  • Mealy dew. White spots appear on the leaves, and over time the spots crawl to the rest of the plant. Because of it leaves dry up, and fruiting stops. During the illness, the infected parts must be cut off and sprayed with fungicides (10 grams of fungicides per 5 liters of water), but if the disease has gone too far, the plant will have to be destroyed.
  • Cladosporiosis Brown ulcers appear on the bushes and fruits. The fruits themselves look rotten. To combat, it is recommended to stop watering the plant for 5 days and process it with foundation (10 g of foundationol for 0.5 liters of water). Also, while the plant is sick, it is worth cutting off the infected parts of the bush.
  • White rot. The viscous texture of white color that makes the fruit, and the bush itself rot. For treatment, it is necessary to remove the affected parts of the plant and treat it with a solution of urea, water, sulfuric acid and copper sulphate (10 grams of copper sulphate, urea, sulfuric acid price of 2 liters of water).
  • Downy mildew. Small yellow spots on the leaves. The disease causes drying of the leaves, and then the whole plant. Cessation of irrigation and feeding for 3-4 days, as well as subsequent treatment with polycarbacin (10 g per 5 l. Of water) will help in combating this disease.
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    To defeat the disease, it is necessary to determine in time the first stages of the disease and begin to fight with it, otherwise the further growth of the bush and fruiting will be at risk. Also, the disease can easily go to the rest of the plants.

    In fact, any disease is fairly easy to cure, but in its early stages. You should inspect the plants every day to identify the first symptoms.

    Conclusion

    This hybrid is strong, resistant to diseases and other negative factors. It is good in a variety of cooking methods, as well as good in direct use. Stella is perfect for beginners for the first experience of growing vegetables.

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