Asparagus

Asparagus

Life form Grassy, ​​ampel
Family Lileaceae
Origin South Africa, Madagascar
Ease of cultivation Lung
The size 40 cm in height and width.
Growth rate With good watering give up to 12 leaves during the season.
Lifespan A perennial plant, however after 3-4 years of life it looks less decorative.
Temperature In summer: the upper limit is 77 ° F, in the winter the lower limit is 46,4-50 ° F.
Humidity Increased, periodic spraying is required. It is beneficial to use wet claydite in a pallet together with other plants.
Lighting Scattered light, the east window approaches. Can also grow in the penumbra.
The soil Ready ground is suitable   for lemons. For the soil of own preparation, take: 1 part of turf ground, 1 part of coarse-grained sand or perlite, 1 part of wet peat or humus (leaf land). Requires a pot with a hole.
Watering In the summer – 3 times a week. in winter – once a week. If the temperature is below 57,2 ° F, the soil should abstain keep almost dry.
Fertilizer From spring to autumn, regularly fed once every 2 weeks with a complex soluble fertilizer.
Reproduction In the spring, during the transplantation, by dividing the rhizome, however, sometimes the plant does not take root well and grows slowly with this method of reproduction. It is possible to propagate by seeds that are sown in a mixture of peat and perlite and germinate at a temperature of 68 ° F. When seedlings reach a height of 7-8 cm, a pick is performed. Then they are seated in separate pots.
Bloom Flowers are small, white, in their place are formed red fruits.
Transfer In the spring, once every 2-3 years. They prefer to grow in small pots, so transplant rarely, only when the roots germinate out of the hole in the pot outside. Sometimes in old plants they can be torn off.
Features of care The plant prefers clay pots to plastic ones. In the summer you can take out on the street. If the leaves turn yellow and fall, you can cut off all the shoots under the root.
Difficulties It is affected by a spider mite, chervets on stalks and under leaves, and also a scabbards. The leaves turn yellow and crumble when it is hot and dry, sometimes – with a lack of food and light, and brown edges are formed with excess light or the drying of the soil. Spots appear on the leaves due to sunburn and leaves turn with a lack of light.The whole plant can wilt because of excessive watering and decaying roots. If the leaves have fallen from the cold, when the plant was on the street, you should bring it into the room and trim the top.
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