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Description and characteristics of potato variety Sineglazka


Potato variety Sineglazka refers to mid-season varieties. Tubers begin to form early.

It is grown mainly in home gardens. On an industrial scale not received. In terms of simplicity, care and taste qualities compete with the hybrid varieties of the latest selection.

Sineglazka known for a long time, this variety is preferred by gardeners with the experience, periodically updating sowing material. I remember that our grandmothers even hunted for this variety and sought to dissolve the culture in their own garden.

Description of potato varieties Sineglazka

Middle-ripe variety, tubers are large, oval-oblong. The peel has a light bluish tint. The eyes are dark, more even purple, are on the surface, not numerous.

According to the description, the weight of one tuber varies between 150-200 grams. With one weave collect up to 500 kg of potatoes.

Bluegrass bushes are very strongA lot of green mass is formed, the stems are strong. The root system is developed perfectly. The flowers are light blue in color and the leaves are dark green.


Sineglazki has a very long growing season.that makes it possible to harvest for a long time. Tubers grow the same, even, regular shape.

Requires periodic seed upgrades (once in 4-5 years). Otherwise, begins to undergo diseases, degenerate, the crop becomes small and loses its presentation.

The most common diseases of the potato shows resistance. This is primarily scab, nematode, potato cancer, various viruses.

When digging almost does not damage, grows in a heap, not "spreading" outside the hole. Because of the problems with the preservation of the crop is not suitable for industrial cultivation.

The variety is not suitable for industrial cultivation, requires periodic renewal of seed

Pros and cons of potatoes

Appreciated for its incredible taste and yield. The pulp in the cut is white, has in its composition 15% starch.

Contains many vitamins of group B, proteins and minerals necessary for an organism.

Among the disadvantages there is a relatively low deadline and demands on storage conditions. Sineglazka is not very resistant to phytophthora, rot and scab, requires additional protection and treatments.

Seed renewal is also problematic.: this is done for a long time, requires hassle and physical costs. Not everyone is ready to do this procedure.

Ideal variety for appetizing mashed potatoes - Sineglazka:


Despite these shortcomings, the grade is winning positive reviews from gardenerswho manage to save the harvest right up to spring.

Tastes Blueglazki simply excellent, it is perfectly boiled soft, suitable for baking. As the cooks note, the potato is crumbly, does not require long boiling, it is characterized by a gentle, but at the same time saturated taste.

According to gardeners, Nowadays it’s very problematic to get seed.

This happens due to the fact that now on the market there are mainly the newest hybrids, which demonstrate the best parameters, regardless of unsightly taste qualities.

You can get Sineglazka except from your gardening exchange colleagues.

It has excellent taste, but at present it is very difficult to get seed.

Growing up

When determining the timing of planting, it is necessary to take into account the peculiarities of the climate zone. Usually, seed material is sent to the ground in the last decade of April.

If you want to get the harvest as soon as possible, then plant under the film cover.

To avoid further problems before planting, the tubers are germinatedand then carry out preventive treatment for diseases and pests.

For planting it is recommended to choose loose loamy soils, as well as sandy loams. Pre-autumn in this place is better to make organic fertilizer in the form of manure, compost or ash.

They also use mineral and phosphate fertilizers, but this is also done in the fall.

When landing recommended width of beds is a little over half a meter. Thanks to this, it is possible to easily penetrate the sun's rays and facilitates further care of the culture.

The wells are located 35-40 centimeters apartand the depth reaches 10-12 centimeters. As a rule, 50-60 grams of ash is poured into each of them.

Planting Sineglazka best in loose loamy, sandy loam soil in late April

Care rules

Sineglazka does not like water stagnationThis fact is taken into account when organizing irrigation. As soon as the sprouts that appear on the surface reach a size of 5-7 centimeters, the culture must be mined and weeds removed.

At the same time, the first dressing consisting of nitrogen fertilizers is also carried out. It is useful to use urea or a solution of bird droppings in the ratio of 1:15.

After feeding it is advisable to pour the potatoes. However, if the weather is rainy, this measure will be superfluous.

Water Sineglazka worth 3-4 times over the entire period of growth. However, these indicators can be adjusted depending on the general condition of the bushes.

The first time they irrigate immediately after emergence, then during the flowering period and immediately after it ends.

Do not allow overmoistening of the soil and excess fertilizer! This will significantly reduce the yield, and in the worst case, can destroy it!

In the process of growth, weeds are periodically removed from the beds carry out treatment against harmful insects (The most common is the Colorado potato beetle and wireworm).

Periodic inspection of plantings and measures taken to eliminate negative factors will help to get a bountiful harvest.

Watering Sineglazka costs 3-4 times over the entire growth period, feed with nitrogen fertilizers

When to dig and how to store

Sineglazki has a very long growing season, its ripening dates can last from July to the end of September. It can depend on the time of landing, and on weather conditions.

You can start using the potato harvest from mid-July, but for long-term storage it is better to dig it in late August - early September.

Harvest should be in sunny warm weather.. You can navigate the long-term weather forecast. If he foreshadows bad weather, then you can somewhat move the collection time. Otherwise, storage times will drop dramatically.

It should not be immediately after digging to put the tubers in baskets or storage boxes! Potatoes must be well ventilated and dry!

After airing, the harvest should be sorted out, taking away the tubers with defects from it. Also, many gardeners sort potatoes depending on the size, selecting at the same time the future seed material.

Keep Sineglazka better in a room with a constant temperature and low humidity. Thus, you will be able to save the harvest until spring.

For long term storage, it is better to dig potatoes in late August - early September.

Unsurpassed tastes Sineglazki forced gardeners again and again to pay attention to the undeservedly forgotten variety. In addition, it is very unpretentious, and responds to good care with excellent harvest.

The appearance of the tubers is also very attractive and unusual, which is very important for fans of something original and non-standard.