Apple tree Zhivinka
The Zhivinka apple tree was bred on the basis of an experimental fruit growing station in the city of Krasnoyarsk by hybridizing the varieties "Laletino"And" Welsey ". The authors of the Zhivinka apple variety are: N.N. Tikhonov, A.S. Tolmacheva. The variety was zoned in the Irkutsk region, in the Republics: Khakassia, Tyva, Buryatia, as well as in the Krasnoyarsk Territory in 1993.
The Zhivinka apple tree is cultivated in various economic zones of the Krasnoyarsk Territory, the Republic of Khakassia, mainly in amateur garden plots.
Apple tree Zhivinka: variety description and characteristics
Apple tree Zhivinka: photo of the variety
The apple tree Zhivinka is semi-dwarf, early and good branching is observed. The crown is medium dense, rounded, the branches droop. The bark is brown. Fruiting occurs on young shoots up to three years old. The fruits of the Zhivinka apple tree are formed on spears and on shortened and elongated fruit twigs.
Shoots have few knees, are presented in the form of an arc, brownish-brown in color.
Description of fruits
The fruits of the Zhivinka apple tree are small, round, the fruit stem is thin, shortened. The main coloration during removable ripeness is hidden under a purple blush. The funnel is small, sometimes it floats. The cup does not fall, is open or closed. The tube under the cup is medium in size, in the form of a bowl.
The inner content of Zhivinka apples is greenish, sometimes there are streaks of red color, juicy, sweet-sour, spicy. Fruits contain: dry matter (12.6%, sixteen and a half), sugars (8.1%, 6.2-9.96), titratable acids (0.42%), ascorbic acid (20.1 mg per hundred grams), tannins (0.095%).
The Zhivinka apple variety is extremely fast-growing. Oculants often give fruit. Abundant fruiting. If you are late with the harvest, then the fruits fall off, apples are picked from the twentieth of August to the tenth of September. In the underground storage, fruits lie until the January days, they can survive until February fifteenth or twentieth.
Apple tree Zhivinka: cultural features
The wood and skeletal branches of the Zhivinka apple tree are resistant to the winter season. When freezing, they recover quickly. Dryness tolerance is average. In drought, watering is required. The Zhivinka apple variety has good immunity to scab.
Apple tree Zhivinka: reviews of gardeners
- Maria Sergeevna, Leningrad region: “For growing in my summer cottage I chose the Zhivinka apple variety from many varieties. I was bribed by the fact that the variety has early fruiting, and Zhivinka's apples are stored for so long that they can be consumed in winter. In addition to fresh consumption, I make delicious preserves and jams from the Zhivinka apple tree ”.
- Andrey Viktorovich, Moscow region: “I have an ambiguous assessment of the Zhivinka apple variety. On the one hand, the fruits are very tasty and juicy, ripen earlier than many other varieties, the Zhivinka apple variety is also immune to scab. On the other hand, apples fall off when ripe, in addition, the Zhivinka apple tree has low resistance to dry periods. "