Blackcurrant in Memory of Bredov
The black currant in Memory of Bredov is a late-ripening crop, bred on the basis of the VIR branch "Polar Experimental Station" by hybridizing the varieties "Khibinskaya Late" and "Zoya". The authorship belongs to: S. D. Elsakova, T. V. Romanova. Since 2007, the variety has been listed in the state register of varieties that are approved for cultivation in the north.
Black currant in Memory of Bredov: variety description
A shrub of the Pamyati Bredov currant variety of strong growth, sprawling in a weak degree. Young shoots are tall, thin, erect, green in color, no pubescence. Buds are medium in size, round, located on short stems.
Leaves with five lobes, large, dark green in color, have small notches. The leaf plate is bare, loose, smooth, vertical, glossy, with wrinkles. The lobes are sharp, the middle one is longer than the lateral lobes, the angle between the central veins of the lateral lobes is obtuse. The basal lobes are very clearly visible. At the base, the leaf is in the form of a heart, has a deepened recess, and often has a "lock". The denticles are blunt, large. The petiole is medium in length, thickened, with a weak anthocyanin, which completely covers the length.
The flowers of the black currant variety in Memory of Bredov are large, light pink in color, the sepals are shortened, the ovary is bare, not covered with pubescence, in the form of an oval, not cut. The brush is medium in size, hanging down, the number of fruits in the brush is eight to ten pieces. The brush axis is medium in size, vertical, no pubescence.
Currants of the Pamyati Bredova variety are large (weighing one to one and a half grams), round, black, glossy, thin peel, sweet and sour taste (tasting score is 4.6 points), refreshing, no aroma, berries are universal in purpose. The fruit stem is elongated, dark green in color, the calyx is closed, small, hexagonal. Fruits contain: sugars (6.7%), organic acids (3.1%), ascorbic acid (208.4 mg per hundred grams).
Features of culture
Black currant variety Pamyati Bredova is resistant to the winter season, early maturity, high self-fertility (seventy eight to eighty six percent), has immunity to anthracnose and septoria, the average yield is eleven and a half tons per hectare (three and a half kg per shrub) ...
Blackcurrant in Memory of Bredov: advantages and disadvantages
- Advantages: the currant of the Pamyati Bredov variety has a high yield rate, resistance to the winter season, immunity to diseases, excellent fruit taste, berries do not fall off.
- Minuses: lack of immunity of the currant variety in Memory of Bredov to powdery mildewThat is, the fruits do not ripen at the same time.