How to transplant gardenia
Gardenia - is a small, branched and evergreen shrub, whose height reaches one meter in height. The life of this plant at home is quite small, it ranges from 6 months to a year. But in greenhouses or on the veranda of gardenia can live up to 7 years, if it pay due attention and care. A particularly important part of the care is transplanting plants.
You will need:
- pot - processes gardenia, - heath land - leaf mold - expanded clay, - fertilizers.
Instruction how to transplant gardenia
In no case do not transplant gardenia as long as it does not fully bud, otherwise it will get sick and throw the buds. In general, flowering plant is better not to disturb no bright light, no change of position. Since natural gardenia bloom occurs in summer and autumn, it is better to repot it in the month of February.
When transplanting plants, select the correct and most suitable location. Gardenia undoubtedly loves bright light, but try a little pritenyat it in the summer, out of direct sunlight.
Correctly pick up the soil. Land for transplant gardenias should be a mixture of deciduous humus and heath land, since this plant does not exist a special substrate, it can be replaced Soils for roses and azaleas. Every 15 days is required feeding during the growing gardenia. For this fit orchid fertilizer or liquid fertilizer without lime.
Since gardenia prefers moderately moist soil, a pot must have good drainage and not let water stagnate. Pour into the pan pot to plant a wet expanded clay.
Transplant gardenia young shoots should be once a year, the adult plants are transplanted every three years, in an already fertilized soils. Gardenia propagated by cuttings apical semilignified shoots in the period from July to September.
In winter, the ideal temperature for gardenia - 18-18 degrees. If the room will be much warmer then shoots grow weak and thin and blooming may not occur at all.
Water the flowers supernatant warm and always soft water. Every morning spray gardenia leaves with warm water, but it is necessary to know that the water hit on inadmissible buds and flowers, otherwise they will have spots and they will disappear.
If you want to get in the end a compact and bushy shrub gardenia, you must Prischepa or crop tops plants in the spring.
Topsoil cover the mulch material, it can be coniferous litter or pine bark, they will retain soil moisture and will protect the roots from overheating.