Euonymus

Euonymus

Life form Bush
Family Celastraceae
Origin Japan, Korea
Ease of cultivation Lung
The size They can reach several meters, but dwarf varieties do not grow above 30-40 cm.
Growth rate Fast enough depending on the variety. The year increases by 10-20 cm.
Lifespan They live long. With age, it requires pruning and rejuvenation.
Temperature In the summer: 64,4 ° F is best; in winter it is good to keep in the cold, at a temperature of 35,6-39,2 ° F.
Humidity Medium, leathery leaves of the plant make it possible for him to adapt to enough dry air. However, during winter heating is necessary.
Lighting It loves a bright diffused light, but excessive lighting can lead to yellowing and burns of leaves.
The soil 3 parts of sod land, 1 part of coarse sand or perlite and 2 parts of greenhouse land.
Watering Moderate, limited in winter
Fertilizer Once every 3-4 weeks, with liquid fertilizer. For variegated varieties, fertilizers with an excessive nitrogen content can not be used, because of which the color of the leaves can turn green. In August, the feeding is stopped.
Reproduction Cuttings: green or semilignified that perpetuate in the sand or peat. After planting, rooting the tip better prischepnut for better branching.
Bloom Very rarely bloom as adult plants. White-green small flowers are of no decorative value.
Transfer Transplant each year in spring in a larger pot, because the root system grows fast enough. A part of the roots can be pruned during transplantation.
Features of care The juice of the plant is very toxic, you should wash your hands immediately after contamination. In the spring, pruning is desirable, and wintering is preferable to cold. To increase the humidity, you can use a pallet with expanded clay, but the bottom of the pot should not come in contact with moisture.
Difficulties It is affected by spider mites, scabies, powdery mildew and aphids. The shoots are stretched and become green variegated in Soroti with a lack of light. In summer, with an excess of sunlight, the leaf becomes dull, and its edges are wrapped. The lower leaves turn yellow and fall off, the plant stops growing with excessive watering.
Air cleaning
Toxicity The plant is poisonous and dangerous for animals.


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