Acacia

Acacia

Life form Bush
Family Legumes – Fabaceae
Origin o.Tasmania
Ease of cultivation Easy with small difficulties.
The size Up to 1 m in the pot.
Growth rate Average
Lifespan Perennial
Temperature In summer: up to 68, in winter 41-53,6 ° F.
Humidity Average. Do not spray if the room is cool.
Lighting Illuminated place. Supplementary lighting in winter requires for normal flowering.
The soil Ready ground is suitable  general purpose soil with the addition of a small amount of sand. For soil preparation: 2 parts of garden land, 1 part peat, 1 part coarse-grained sand or perlite, you can use heathy land. Always use a pot with a hole.
Watering In the summer 1-2 times a week, in winter time in 10-12 days.
Fertilizer From spring to autumn, every two weeks, liquid fertilizer. Transplanted plants do not fertilize for 4 months.
Reproduction The apical cuttings in July-August, covered with polyethylene. Vrzmozhno reproduction by layering: bent branch and sprinkled the ground, wait until it takes root.
Bloom In winter and spring, flowers are yellow.
Transfer In the spring of each year after flowering, large specimens ps 2-3 years.
Features of care For the summer it is good to take the plant in the garden. It is useful to use rainwater for irrigation. After flowering, the plant can be pruned.
Difficulties It is affected by a spider mite, aphids, and chervets. In winter, the roots can rot in a warm and humid atmosphere.
Air cleaning
Toxicity Species of this genus can be harmful to animals.


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