Aspidistra: breeding and care

Aspidistra: breeding and care
 Aspidistra is one the most popular houseplants. The plant belongs to the lily family. Aspidistra is considered one of the easiest in the content of colors. Aspidistra - a bushy evergreen plant that is often called "Teschin language." In Europe it is called - "palm cobbler." Home to plants considers China, Japan, Taiwan.

Aspidistra very resistant plant. Lifetime - more than 10 years. We verdure of slow growth. In the year produced about 2-3 leaves. Adult plant reaches up to 70 centimeters in height and width.
The plant has a kind of leaves that move upward. They have a dark-green color. At the height of such leaves up to 70 centimeters. Flowering carnations observed rarely. Bud opens directly at the roots, thus forming a gray-purple corolla.

Aspidistra growing in the ground. The mixture should consist of 1/2 greenhouse land for houseplants and 1/2 sand garden soil. The plant requires regular feeding. Feed the plant is best from April to September 1 time per month. For this purpose, suitable liquid fertilizer for houseplants.
Aspidistra need to spray 1 time per week. The leaves should be kept clean. Water the plants need winter 1 time every 10-15 days. Earthen room when watering should be completely soaked. Summer watered every week, depending on the temperature.

Transplanting should be done carnations every 3 years. This is done because the roots become too crowded in the pot. Reproduction of plants engaged in April. In order to propagate aspidistra, you must divide the bush. Each part must be greater than two leaves.

If the plant is too sunny spot or he lacks nutrients, the leaves will be too short to sit on the stems. In a pot of chrysanthemum is not recommended to plant other plants. Do carnations too strong roots that can damage the roots of other plants. To clean the Aspidistra leaves resemble normal tissue. Tool, which gives the leaves shine, use is prohibited. Winter aspidistra can live in a heated living space. This is best put the plant in a cool place.

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