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Description and characteristics of potato varieties Rosara


Rosara potato is a very competitive variety, not only in the domestic market, but also in the world. It was obtained by German specialists in the field of selection, belongs to the early varieties and has great nutritional value. Resistant to diseases, gives a wonderful harvest even for inexperienced gardeners. It is cultivated in household plots, kitchen gardens, and on an industrial scale.

Characteristic varieties Rosara

Rosara belongs to the early varieties, the harvest begins at the end of summer. According to the description, you can collect an average of one bush 18 tubers weighing 100-150 grams each. If the growing conditions are favorable, the number of tubers can increase to 24.

The tubers contain a relatively small amount of starch, they are well stored. According to its characteristics, the plant itself is resistant to potato cancer, nematode, late blight.

Seed stock you can not change a very long time.

The variety has a significant competitive advantage: in the most diverse climatic conditions, the development of tubers is very good.
Under good conditions, Rosara harvests 24 tuber each 100 grams from the bush.


Rosary Tubers have red color of the skin, small eyes. Pulp with a yellowish tinge. It is thanks to the pink color of the potato is very easily recognizable among other competitors.

The shape of the tubers is oval, their size is about the same, there are rough spots on the skin.

Shrubs of this variety are rather compact, of small height and not sprawling. Flowers have a purple color with small yellow stamens. They are small, collected at the very top of the stem. The leaves are dark green color, egg-shaped.

What is unique

Rosara is primarily distinguished from other varieties with its unusual color: the skin can be painted either in a delicate pink shade or in dark red.

Tubers are used both in amateur kitchen, and professionals of the business. Their taste is very soft, not cloying. With long cooking does not boil soft.

It is also noteworthy that the Rosar variety very unpretentious in growingIt gives excellent harvest and is very well adapted for the middle band.

Potatoes are well transportable and resistant to storage.
Potatoes are characterized by a long shelf life without loss of presentation and taste.

Taste and commercial quality

The taste of Rosar's potato can be described as nice, soft and very gentle. It contains little starch, which eliminates excessive cloying and sweetness. The flesh is not watery. In cooking, it is also appreciated for the presence of a large amount of fatty acids.

Very good Rosara tolerates transportation, has a high resistance to mechanical damage. With one weave you can collect up to 500 kg ripe potatoes.


Rosara has already managed to catch the fancy of local gardeners and deserve some feedback from them. Not all are satisfied with very early ripening. In order for the soil not to be empty, it is necessary to adjust the dates and harvest two harvests or carry out a partial substitution for other, mid-season varieties.

Not everyone likes the fact that to get a good harvest you need to plant seed weighing more than 50 grams. The opinion of practicing gardeners agreed on one thing: the variety gives stable, good yields suitable for long-term storage.

For planting fit only large seeds weighing 50 grams.
Tubers Rosary bad for frying, much better to cook them.

Features of growing

Soil requirements

For growing potato varieties Rozara is recommended to select sandy soil with good drainagewithout stagnation of excessive moisture.

Before growing potatoes, it is advisable to plant on the site legumes, pumpkin plants, as well as corn, cabbage. But on the beds where solanaceous crops or sunflowers were planted before, it is very undesirable to plant potatoes.

Place for landing should be well lit. You can fertilize the site with manure, compost, potassium and phosphorus. In the spring, during the pretreatment of the soil, nitrogen fertilizers are applied.

Place for landing Rosaras should be well lit

Planting tubers is only when the land is already well heated and there is no chance of frost. Rosara is very afraid of hypothermia, so this requirement can not be neglected.


In the process of growing, planting potatoes require regular care. Germinating weeds should be removed as they appear on the garden.

If there is no rain for a long period, it is recommended to produce watering. Do it carefully, without much zeal, otherwise an overabundance of moisture can lead to rotting tubers.

As soon as the bushes begin to close the tops, and their height reaches 10-12 cm, spend cultivation. This helps not only to get rid of weeds, but also contributes to the penetration of oxygen into the soil. Hilling is later carried out, the aim of which is also to improve the penetration of oxygen into the soil.

An equally important step in the care of Rosar potato varieties is pest control. The main one is the Colorado potato beetle.

The main pest of Rosara is the Colorado potato beetle.

If not to take timely measures for its destruction, then the whole crop may perish. The market presents a huge number of drugs designed to destroy the Colorado potato beetle and other pests. Each of them has its own advantages and disadvantages.

Variety Rosara resistant to late blightHowever, overmoistening of the soil can lead to the fact that the plant will become infected with this ailment. It can be defeated only through the use of high-quality fungicides.

If you have already experienced damage to potato planting by late blight, then in no case do not plant Rozara there without prior tillage with fungicides.


For successful storage it is very important that potatoes mature well. As soon as the tops are dying, all the necessary substances, including starch, are collected in the tubers. They give the variety its characteristic taste and aroma. Mature potatoes form a rather coarse skin with dry eyes.

Before storing your crop for storage, it must how to dry in the air. So that the tubers do not turn green during this time, they are sheltered from direct sunlight. After that, the potatoes are sorted and the selection of defective products. Material must be stored without mechanical damage.

Tubers with obvious signs of any disease should be immediately destroyed.

Before storage, the crop must be thoroughly dried in air.

Storage temperature maintained within + 2 ... +4 degreesthat will ensure the best safety of the crop. Do not allow the humidity to exceed 70-85%. At the bottom of the repository is better to pour sand, tracing paper or rubble. They will absorb moisture and prevent the development of fungal diseases. Do not allow long-term illumination in the store, especially the ingress of daylight.

Rodents often get into the repository, so maximum efforts are made to prevent this. It would be better to spread out the poison in advance.

Used as storage containers wooden boxes. Also well proven mesh bags, providing the ability to control the safety of the crop.

Potato Rosara very well recommended not only for growing in private gardens or suburban areas. This variety is successfully cultivated on an industrial scale.

When harvesting this variety, few defective potatoes are obtained, it is resistant to diseases and mechanical damage. Thanks to this, the harvested crop is transported over long distances, does not lose its presentation and perfectly preserves its taste qualities until spring.