You will need
- - shovel;
- - tarred Board;
- - roofing or roofing material;
- - sand;
- - peat;
- - mineral fertilizers.
Cranberry typically grows in marshy areas. However, it also will grow well in ordinary soil. For large-fruited plants well-suited area, as groundwater which is not closer than 30 cm from the surface. On this site the cranberries can be grown even without irrigation. If the garden ground water is deeper, you need to regularly water the plant. The best way is sprinkling.
Bog cranberries can be grown in the same way as large. Suitable for her station, the groundwater level which is not lower than 20-30 cm from the surface. For planting in the garden plot, where the loose and light soil. Great condition is the presence of transitional peat. The fact that he is closer to the natural conditions of growing cranberries.
If your yard is sandy or light loamy soil, it must be mixed with peat, the ratio should be 1:1. If the soil is heavy loam, you need to be completely replaced. For this purpose, dig a trench with a depth of bayonet spade. Its width should be about 60 cm Length can be arbitrary. The walls of the trench, close the tarred planks. Can also use roofing felt or roofing material. Fencing is necessary in order for the cranberry plot climbed rhizomatous weeds. Fill it with peat or its mixture with sand.
In one place it is recommended to plant such varieties of cranberries, which belong to the same Botanical species. Cranberry marsh and large will not pollinate each other. The fact that they have different number of chromosomes.
In the care of the plant you must apply the mulch. If you put cranberries in peat soil, mulch can serve as the sand. To feed the plants with mineral fertilizers is recommended.