How to transplant Bromeliads
Bromeliad - pretty beautiful flower with long sword-shaped leaves and a short stem, from the outlet center there are large flowers, unusual color. However, immediately after flowering, the mother rosette dies slowly, and the plant produces many side shoots. Grow and transplant is a remarkable plant in the apartment and enjoy its immense beauty.
You will need:
- pot; - the soil; - Expanded clay.
Instruction how to transplant Bromeliads
There are many species of bromeliads, they are famous for outrageous colors and extraordinary shapes. All they grow in partial shade or shade, but plants with hard leaves feel much more comfortable in the bright light. At low temperatures and low light plants sleep, especially in the winter. Bromeliads require constant warm temperature - 25 degrees, it will turn them into ideal houseplants.
Bromeliads need to be transplanted at a moment when you notice a significant increase in the root system. For the transplant, you will need a pot with a diameter should be 3-4 centimeters more than the previous. Prepare yourself permeable mix based on peat with the addition of sand and specific substrate for orchids. You can make the following mixture: mix equal parts coarse sand, peat substrate, gravel garden, mix it all with half of the leaf mold. At the bottom of the pot lay concrete block or layer of potsherds, it is necessary for the drainage system.
Bromeliads allow children near the base of the stems when they reach the age of a few months, and their growth is one-third the length of the parent outlet, you need to cut them with a sharp knife at the base. Make sure you have root, if not enough of them, then place the plant in a container with water. Leave until, until there are decent roots.
Divide handful of offspring for several individual processes with the roots. Put every arm of a suitable size pot with the prepared soil. Liberally drizzle the warm and the settled water and place in a warm place. When watering try not to fall into the rosette of leaves as long as they are confident they will not let the roots.