Pear Just Maria
Many people know that the fruit grown in their garden has a special taste. Almost all gardeners plant fruit trees at their summer cottage so that they can delight themselves with healthy fruits from their garden all summer and autumn. Many people know that fruits contain many vitamins and other beneficial elements. Pear Just Maria contains a large amount of essential vitamins and minerals.
Pear Just Maria: variety description and characteristics
The height of a pear tree of the Prosto Maria variety is about 3 m. The fruits of this variety are of sufficient size (weight about 200 g) and a glossy surface. The color of the fruit can be from green to yellow. The pulp of pears has a white hue, delicate aroma and sweet and sour aftertaste. Many gardeners award this particular variety the first place for the taste of its fruits.
It is important to note, that the variety of pears Just Maria contains about 80% sugar. The yield is average, one tree brings an average of 35-40 kg of yield.
Pear Just Maria: reviews of gardeners
Pear Just Maria: photo of the variety
- Zinaida Igorevna, Chelyabinsk region: “Among the advantages of the Just Maria variety, I highlight, of course, their taste, as well as the fact that the Just Maria pear, in comparison with other varieties growing in my garden, yields a harvest quickly enough. Unfortunately, the yield indicator of the Just Maria pear variety is not as large as we would like. However, it will be enough to eat fresh fruit and make a couple of jars of pear jam. "
- Tatiana Alekseevna, Samara region: “The ripening time of the Just Maria pear is such that I could harvest the first harvest of Just Maria only 3-4 years after planting. We harvest in November. My advice to those who have just started or are going to grow this variety. If you want to extend the shelf life of the fruit, it is better to pick the fruit that is not quite ripe. "
Planting pears Just Maria
Planting pear varieties Just Maria can begin in the fall, when the leaves begin to fall, until the onset of the first frost. 5-6 hours before planting, the seedlings must be placed in water. When you prepare a hole of the right size, you can pull the seedlings out of the water.
The diameter of the pit should be 50-70 cm, the depth should be about 1.5 meters. Also, in a pit of loosened earth and humus, you need to build a cone. Then the pear seedlings Just Maria need to be put into the hole, and the roots should be evenly put on the cone. Next, cover the roots with ordinary fertile soil and tamp lightly. Also, next to the pear seedling Just Maria, put something like a stake, to which in two places (top and bottom) you need to tie the seedling with a fabric strip. Immediately after planting a pear of the Just Maria variety, you need to water the tree, and also loosen the ground.
Pear variety Just Maria: care
Pear Just Maria: video
Pears are a crop that needs regular watering, especially during the summer. Water abundantly 4-5 times per summer season. One tree requires 2-3 buckets of water. Do not forget after watering the tree, you need to loosen the ground. This will help the air to penetrate better to the roots. Pears also need to be mulched using sawdust, humus and straw as mulch. This procedure should be carried out in the spring so that the soil can warm up properly.
We talked about the fact that the Prosto Maria pear does not have a very high degree of frost resistance. That is why she needs shelter for the winter period. Natural material works best. If this is not the case, you can use special modern materials for shelter.
Keep in mind that the Just Maria pear variety, like no other, needs pruning of the central shoot. Thanks to this, the side shoots will develop better. Pruning is best done in early spring while the tree is dormant.
It is necessary to feed the plant in the spring, when flowering begins and in the autumn period - after the end of flowering. In the spring, the tree needs nitrogen fertilization, and in the fall - organic.
Diseases of pears Just Maria
Although the pear variety Just Maria is quite resistant to diseases, there are still cases of infection. If, for example, you see brown spots on the leaves and fruits, this may indicate that the tree has been attacked by a scab. Also, sometimes you can meet bacterial cancer. In this disease, flowers, bark, leaves, and fruits of a tree are affected. The fruits begin to blacken, a brown spot can be seen on the leaves, the bark begins to blacken and crack.
Knowing the little tricks for the care and planting of the Prosto Maria pear variety, you can get a good and healthy harvest of this healthy fruit.
Pear Just Maria: photo of the variety