Hortensia large-bodied Nikko Blu: description of the variety with the photo

Among the most typical and bright representatives of the glorious family of hydrangeas, there are especially magnificent specimens. We will tell you about one of these varieties of indoor and garden plants today. You will get detailed information about the culture - a description of the species,

breeding peculiarities, cultivation conditions.


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  • Classification 2
  • Growth 3 "Hortensia Large-Plate" Video
  • 4 Plant Care
  • 5 Condition of Maintenance
  • 6 Video of All About Hydrangea


To enjoy the summer enjoying the blooming inflorescences of Nikko Blue, you should plant such a planton his window sill. We turn to the description of culture. Hydrangea is large-leafed with a shrub, reaching a maximum of one and a half meters in height.

Hortensia large-bodied Nikko Blu: description of the variety with the photo

It has leaves of bright green color, green and herbaceous shoots, capable of wringing and cracking only next season. The Nicko Blue variety is characterized by large, rounded shapes, changing the color from white to blue, flowers. Their color depends on the reaction of the used soil. To preserve the saturated blue hue of flowers, it is sufficient that the soil acidity was at the mark of 5, 5 - 7, 0 Ph. If the environment has a neutral reaction, the flowers of the hydrangea are large-flowered and can become pink. Blossom in the Nico Blue variety can occur in last year's and existing shoots. Hydrangea large-leafed in this species delights in magnificent flowering from June to the end of summer.

Growth of

Hydrangea planting Blue is carried out in a soil mixture with such composition - peat, sand, leaf soil, humus( in the ratio 1: 1: 2: 2).To plant the flower should take fertile moist soil. In the open ground, planting is carried out in the fossa, located at a distance of 1 meter from each other and have dimensions of 30 to 30 by 30 cm. In each well, one third of the bucket is made with lime and peat. Then Hydrangea needs watering with soft rainwater. Conduct fertilization - in late May - early June.

Hortensia large-bodied Nikko Blu: description of the variety with the photo

A solution of 1: 10 soluble manure and mineral fertilizer. It consists of 10 grams of ammonia and potassium nitrate, 20 grams of superphosphate per 10 liters of water. Once again you need to feed after 10 - 15 days. Then the culture this year will be better to blossom, and there will be a normal laying of flower buds for the next season. It is necessary to multiculate the bush branches of the shrubs of the Nico Blue variety with peat or humus.

In autumn, the bushes require overhang - the height of the ground is up to 30 cm. When growing such a large-flowered crop, it creates a penumbra and provides plentiful irrigation, starting from spring. Leaves are better than periodic spraying. The plant of this species has a weak cold resistance - to build a shelter for him during the winter.

Video "Large Hydrangea"

Plant Care

Care of a flower is a mandatory fertilizer application with the arrival of spring. Use a mixture of nourishment with 25 g of urea, 40 g of superphosphate and 35 g of potassium sulfate per 1 meter square. With the onset of bud formation, up to 80 g of superphosphate and 45 g of potassium sulphate are added. In the summer, there are 2 more feedings. Care for such a large-scale culture includes watering for each bush in quantities up to 20 liters of liquid.

If rainfall is heavy, you can water the flower once a month instead of once a week. Loosening is carried out at a depth of 5 cm in conjunction with weeding weeds. The mulch of peat or sawdust is left in the summer. Trimming requires only young bushes for cosmetic purposes. Adults without her in normal care will form many flowering increments. Inflorescences do not need to be cut in the fall; they are removed only in the spring.

Hold Conditions

Hortensia large-bodied Nikko Blu: description of the variety with the photo

The Northeastern Hydrangea Nido advised to take away a place where there is a small shadow, or in the sun, which will not be blown away by winds. You can not plant a bush under the crowns of trees - they will take virtually all the water, and your beauty will not be enough. Place the place so that the area does not accumulate moisture. Soil for landing needs nutritious, with a loose texture, moderately moist.

Once such a plant was grown only in indoor conditions. Its content in open areas has become possible with the withdrawal of varieties that can withstand low temperatures. With the advent of the first frosts, the care involves putting the bush on the terrace or in the room, since November it contains in the basement, sometimes moisturizing. It is time to rest, the plant throws leaves. In February place it on the window sill, water and spray it. In May, inflorescences will appear, it will be possible to endure the culture in the garden.

If the leaves started to yellow, your plant was subjected to chlorosis. Soil needs to be acidified - to be fed with a solution of potassium nitrate, iron, iron sulfate. The presence of a spider mite is determined by the characteristic web, drying and flying of the leaves. Help spill Aktellik. The signal of the disease of a plant of unreal powdery mildew will be oily yellow staining on the surface of the leaves. Spray with special fungicides or by means of which copper is included.

Video "All About Hydrangea"

In the section of the TV program "in good time" you will find out what a flower of hydrangea, how to care for it, to make a transplant and everything that can be useful both for the beginner gardener and for the experienced.