How to cut a hibiscus
Hibiscus - a group of family Malvaceae plants. One of his species, better known as the "Chinese Rose" was a very large spread as a houseplant. But very popular among gardeners and other hibiscus. Put them both on the suburban areas, and at home. If for a potted hibiscus to treat, it is luxurious and often blooms. But the bloom should be encouraged, as well as the growth of side shoots. Otherwise, the plants can vymahal almost to the ceiling, but it does not give a single flower.
You will need:
-hibiscus; -ostry knife, scalpel or shears; -sadovy Var; -alcohol or peroxide.
Instruction how to prune hibiscus
Hibiscus - a very hardy plant and well tolerate pruning. In autumn it is possible to cut even hemp. In the winter dormant period at Hibiscus, so you can feel free to cut and almost all the stems at a distance of 4-5 cm from the ground. Pot in this case it is better to put somewhere in a shady, cool place.
If you have enough space in the apartment and you prefer to see your hibiscus constantly, do not cut it completely. Some Chinese roses bloom beautifully almost all year round. However, this does not apply just planted plants. If you planted sapling, he have grown significantly, and even gave the longest side shoots, get the formation of the crown. Do it better in the winter while the plant is in relative rest and intensive movement of juices not started.
Find in grown to the desired height hibiscus upper kidney. Stand back up 4-5 cm. Disinfect the knife or scalpel and cut off the stalk. The cut can be both direct and oblique, hibiscus is in general anyway. If the stem has thick, it is more convenient to make a bevel cut. If the juice does occur, wipe it with a damp cloth. Seal the wound with garden pitch, especially if it is large.
We need to cut the hibiscus and side shoots, especially if they are long, thin and barren. This is done in the same way as for topping the main stem. Determine the length of a flight, find the nearest point to the kidney or sheet and trim the thread. If a thin branch, with pitch, you can not cover up the wound.
Pinching can be combined with a change of the plant. Little hibiscus planted in slightly larger pot without disturbing the roots. The adult plant can simply replace a portion of the soil.