Liriopelour

Liriopelour

Life form Herbaceous
Family Lileaceae
Origin China, Japan
Ease of cultivation Easy to grow a plant.
The size It reaches 30 cm and more
Growth rate High, leaves grow during the season.
Lifespan Perennial.
Temperature In the summer – 64,4-68 ° F, in winter it is desirable to contain at a temperature of 39,2-50 ° F.
Humidity The plant is not demanding for air humidity. It is desirable to spray at least once a week.
Lighting Bright diffused light, the western and eastern window is suitable, withstand partial shade.
The soil Fertile, loose soil is suitable, but the plant is not very demanding on the composition of the substrate. You can take: 1 part of the garden land, 1 part of coarse sand or perlite, 3 parts of leaf land (pH 6.8-7.7). Good drainage and a pot with a hole is required.
Watering The substrate should dry slightly between waterings, but do not dry completely. The lower the temperature, the less often there should be watering.
Fertilizer Fed every 2-3 weeks during the period of growth and flowering fertilizer with high potassium content and fosora. Stop fertilizing after flowering.
Reproduction In summer, propagate with seeds, before planting the seeds are soaked for 24 hours. In the spring, during transplantation, the plant is multiplied by division. For the first time, new separated plants are kept in the shade and watered poorly.
Bloom Blossoms from late summer to autumn, purple-violet inflorescences, in place of flowers later appear black berries
Transfer They are transplanted every spring.
Features of care The plant does not like drafts. Liriope is often used as a ground-cover. As flowers wilt, they should be removed in a timely manner.
Difficulties Perhaps the emergence of scale insects, spider mites, aphids, thrips. The plant is sick quite rarely. Red spots on the leaves are a sign of anthracnose (use fungicides).
Air cleaning
Toxicity


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