Raspberry Golden Domes is a high-yielding domestic variety of berry culture. The variety description is included in the State Register for cultivation in the Central region of our country.
Repairing raspberries "Golden Domes" universal purpose, self-fertile. Bushes of medium strength and medium spread. The shoot-forming indicators are not too high. Biennial stems have a light brown surface color, are straight-growing, with the presence of an average spike along the entire length of the stem. Annual shoots have a light green color and are distinguished by weak pubescence. The leaves are clearly green, wrinkled, with a slight twist and slight pubescence.
The berries are beautifully shaped, and the average weight is not less than 3.6-3.8 g. The hemispherical berry has a yellowish-golden color. When overripe, the surface of the berry acquires a pleasant apricot color and slight pubescence. The peduncle is shortened. The pulp of a ripe berry is pleasant and tender, of an unusual sweet-sour taste. Ripened berries contain:
- slightly less than 14% dry matter;
- almost 6.5% sugar;
- not more than 1.4% acid.
The variety is characterized by excellent resistance to most diseases and pests. In conditions of high agricultural technology, the average yield of Golden Domes raspberries is slightly less than 100 kg / ha, which is a very good indicator for a maintenance grade.
Raspberries "Golden Domes": variety description (video)
Dates and features of landing
Raspberries with the poetic name "Golden Domes" should be planted on a pre-prepared site. If seedlings are planted in the autumn and this is done according to the established technology, then the total yield of this repairing variety is always two or three times higher than that of ordinary varieties.
You can plant raspberry seedlings in the spring from mid-April to mid-May, but before blooming on the plant buds. For planting, it is advisable to purchase annual shoots, which should be cut to a height of 30-40 cm from the root system.
Bush planting It is very convenient and involves the placement of seedlings at a distance of 50-60 cm from each other and with a row spacing of one and a half meters. Tape landing carried out when the plants are located at a distance of 20-30 cm from each other, and the distance between the tapes should not be less than 1-1.5 m.
After planting, abundant watering is carried out, and, if desired, mulching the soil around the seedlings. In dry weather, berry shrubs also need to be watered abundantly.
Leaving includes loosening the soil and weeding from weeds.
It is recommended to apply ordinary wood ash as a fertilizer both before planting raspberry seedlings and during the growth of this berry crop. For top dressing, you can also use ammonium nitrate, any complex fertilizers, including nitrophos and nitrophos. In late autumn, proper preparation of raspberries for the winter is required.
Reviews of summer residents
The “Golden Domes” garden raspberries are characterized by the formation of very beautiful, salable, golden apricot berries that are easily separated from the root and have a delicate, juicy, dessert flesh with an attractive aroma. According to gardeners, the variety is good not only fresh, but also suitable for all types of processing.
Stable resistance to many diseases does not require the use of a large number of chemicals. The variety has increased drought tolerance and is undemanding to irrigation. Also, there are no problems with shoots in the winter. However, in central Russia experienced gardeners recommend fruiting annual shoots to be completely cut at ground level.
How to care for raspberries (video)
Tips & Tricks
The variety "Golden Domes" refers to the repair. This raspberries a small amount of overgrowth, and seedlings are quite expensive. Therefore, it is advisable not to remove the processes while they are small, but to plant them in order to obtain high-quality seedlings and not weaken the mother plant. Wilted and slightly prickly shoots greatly facilitate the care and do not need to be tied up.