Jacaranda

Jacaranda

Life form Shrub, tree
Family Bignoniaceae
Origin South America, Argentina
Ease of cultivation Easy with small difficulties.
The size It can reach a height of 1.8 m.
Growth rate It grows rapidly: by 15-30 cm per year.
Lifespan Perennial
Temperature In the summer: room temperature, in winter 53,6 ° F, can transfer temporary temperature drops to 44,6 ° F.
Humidity It is desirable to have a high humidity of at least 60%, daily spraying with soft water at room temperature is required.
Lighting It requires bright light and at least 3 hours a day of direct sun. Young plants can exist in conditions of easy penumbra. Especially need bright lighting in the winter.
The soil Requires rich in humus soil is easy with the addition of peat and sand. For the soil of own preparation, take: 2 parts of light turf ground, 1 part coarse-grained sand or perlite, 1 part peat and 1 part humus, 1 part leaf land, you can add bits of coal. Requires good drainage, e.g., the bottom layer of bricks, the upper – of sand.
Watering Abundant, in the summer every 3-6 days, the land should be constantly moderately moist; in winter, watered occasionally, not permitting the drying of the earthy coma.
Fertilizer During growth, fertilizer is applied every 2 weeks. It is very useful to apply organic fertilizer, alternating them with the minerals.
Reproduction The apical cuttings at a soil temperature of 77 ° F. Cuttings (6-8 cm long) are rooted in a mixture of peat and sand.  For rooting, cover the stalk with a film. Rooted cuttings for 2-4 pcs. planted in one pot.Can be propagated by seeds that are planted in separate pots at a depth of seed, germinated at a temperature of not lower than 69,8 ° F, covering the pots politilenom or glass. Germination of seeds is very high (up to 90%). After shoot pots transferred into a light place. A month later, a complex fertilizer is introduced, and after the seedlings grow up, they are transplanted into larger pots.
Bloom Bluish flowers with white spots, inflorescence in the form of panicles. In the room, it does not bloom.
Transfer Up to three years of age, they are transplanted annually in spring into a pot 2-3 cm larger than the previous one, without burrowing the root collar. The old plants are transplanted every 2-3 years.
Features of care Requires regular pruning. In summer, it is desirable to make the street shading in place.
Difficulties Overall resistant to most pests and diseases. Affected spider mites, aphids, scale insects, whiteflies.In badly drained soil, rotting of the root system is possible. With insufficiently deep watering, chlorosis of the leaves is possible. Spring may opa denie foliage that is Este withm-governmental process.
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