Sunday, September 4, 2011

Thermophile fruit

Fruits of warm places: peaches, apricots, almonds and figs
Fruits of warm places: peaches, apricots, almonds and figs.
Apricot, almond and peach are Prunus species that belong in the Mediterranean region and the fig. In our climate, they can click on a sunny and sheltered spot to grow, blossom and ripe fruit. The hardiness is sufficient, but the early flowering (March), a good fruit set in the road. A conservatory or a covered patio protects the beautiful flowers (April) against frost and rain.In the past they built on country estates and farms on brick walls for this exotic fruit. They were grown as espalier and tied to wooden trellis (trellis).
Peach(Nectarine) Peach (Prunus persica) has beautiful, fragrant fruits, delicious as they are picked ripe. An early variety such as 'Peregerine' in the second half of June ripe, "Charles Ingouf something later. Both grow "moderately strong" and are therefore most suitable for the garden. Nectarine is closely related to peach and has a smooth skin. "Madame Blanchet is a variety known.
ApricotThe apricot (Prunus armeniaca) is at least as much warmth as the peach. This exotic species is best grown as an espalier. Known to breed 'Tros Oranje', which has relatively small fruits.
Tip! Peach, apricot and almond are self-pollinating, but hand pollination with a brush or brush can not hurt. During the bloom in March, because very few pollinating insects are active.

Almond (Prunus dulcis)
The variety 'Ruby' has a sweet-tasting core (seed). Cool and dry storage.The almond does well in a sunny, warm place and drained soil, preferably rich in calcium.
'Ruby' is a sweet tasting amandelras.
The almond (Prunus dulcis), tree growth can be detached and wear well. The pink flowers are beautiful and can pollinate peach.

Pruning too much, just after harvest.
Pick the fruit is ripe, they are aromatic.

FigFor fig (Ficus carica) is the last years much interest.
It is a shrub with decorative leaves. Only fruits that grow in summer, can be harvested. Fruits that hibernate only grow well in a conservatory or greenhouse. Sometimes it works behind a reed mat, against a warm wall. The hotter a fig, the more fragrant the fruit. The variety 'Brown Turkey' has reddish-brown fruit with a steel blue sheen.
Tip! Requires the fig-drained soil and a warm, sunny spot. Pruning may, in the spring.Fresh fruits are delicious, also suitable for jam.

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