Roomy Jasmine. Care at home. Transplant and reproduction
- 31 Oct 13:45
This beautiful flower has absolutely nothing to do with growing in suburban areas and in flower gardens. But still, the home flower is rightly called jasmine, but from the bush in the street, with fragrant flowers, it is lilac( false jasmine).Combines these plants with only a pleasantflavor that comes from flowers.
Of the indoor species, the most common are two - Sambak( Arabic jasmine) and Golokvitkovy. Arabian Jasmine is pleased with its flowering for the whole summer and in the autumn, too, because it is very fond of florists. A similar flower, due to its long stems, is often used as an ampelaceous plant. It looks very impressive, jasmine, woven into an arch, it is often sold for sale.
The process of care for such a flower is quite straightforward. But here's how paradoxical it is, but its rich smell can be attributed to disadvantages. To sleep next to the existing jasmine, which has flowers, far from harmless, in the morning there may be a terrible pain in the head. So it is better not to put it in the bedroom, but in a spacious and fairly bright living room, it is a place for such a plant, the reception office can also come up.
How to Care for Home Jasmine?
Temperature. There are no special requirements for air temperature in this scented plant. In the summer, it feels great in the heat and at normal temperatures. In the fresh air he is also very good. One moment, jasmine does not perceive drafts badly, so from them it should be protected. In the winter, the plants will be better suited for moderate temperatures, even slightly lowered. With the winter maintenance, the temperature regime is within the range of +8 - +20 degrees, the upper mark may be higher, only then it will be necessary to monitor the watering and spraying, it will have to perform more often.
Lighting. Jasmine refers to light-loving plants, even good-looking perception of direct rays of the sun, but not long. But still it is not necessary to spoil the flower with direct hit of burning rays, it is a little desirable to printikti.
Watering, feeding and air humidity. You can not over-dry the soil, jasmine does not like that much. In summer, it is necessary that the land was always moistened, so that at this time, it is necessary to perform abundant watering. In winter, the amount of watering is reduced with the temperature of the air, if it raises water should be more frequent. Very important point - water for irrigation should always use a soft and warm and the same spray. When the summer is to be sprayed every day in the winter, as required, in the winter, if it is necessary to sprinkle in the room dry and warm, and at the cool temperature it is possible and not to moisturize the leaves of the plant.
From mid-spring and until the end of August, once every 7-10 days, jasmine is actively growing, and therefore it needs to be fertilized. Here are the usual fertilizers that are used for home-made plants that bloom. You can also use full mineral fertilizers. But it is best that both fertilizers and other fertilizers be used alternately with liquid, containing potassium.
Transplant. In most cases, only young plants are transplanted annually, adults, when needed, but every two to three years this should be done. Use for this is a better mix of soil, consisting of equal parts of sod and leaf soil, peat and greenhouse soil, as well as half of the sand and coniferous land. Good drainage is just necessary.
Pruning and Scratching. To make jasmine pleasing with its splendor and beauty, such actions must be performed obligatory. Trimming does not bring anything bad flower, and it calmly carries it, so you can safely do it. It is better to carry out such a process in spring( end of February - March), until growth has begun. If the stems are rare and weak, then they can be cut by half, and usually the pruning is performed on a third. This will allow not only the jasmine to get a beautiful look, but also add an incentive for the growth of shoots on the side, where the buds of flowers will begin to form.
Pinch the best of young plants, just as you can cut them almost nothing. Adults also do not interfere with this procedure, only to do this selectively.
Reproduction. Here are two ways - cuttings and plies. Cuttings for this purpose it is better to choose annuals, which are well ripened, with a length of 15 cm and with 2-3 knots, after pruning just a lot of suitable. The cuttings are planted in a mixture of even parts of the earth and sand, or simply in sand, but wet.
And more clearly, it is a capacity with water, in which to put the cuttings, until the time while the roots are formed. The cut before it can be treated with a stimulant. Without such a rooting it will take a month and a half. The best temperature for the rooting process is + 22 degrees. It is not difficult to reproduce jasmines. Tailings are allowed throughout the summer.
The main pests of jasmine, growing indoors, are aphids, leaf weevils and spider mites. And again, for reminder, in no case do not place this plant in the room for sleep and children, in order to avoid strong headache.