Muehlenbeckia

Muehlenbeckia

Life form Grassy, ​​ampel
Family Polygonaceae
Origin New Zealand, Australia, South America and New Guinea
Ease of cultivation Lung
The size The length of shoots is 15-60 cm.
Growth rate Fast enough.
Lifespan They live long, but it is desirable to rejuvenate the plant every year.
Temperature In summer: best 68-73,4 ° F; in the winter not below 50 ° F.
Humidity In summer, sprinkle regularly with soft water, in winter, when heating is switched on, it is also necessary to spray. However, the plant is sufficiently stable in relation to the dry air of the apartments.
Lighting Loves bright ambient light, it is necessary coverage for about 4 hours a day, can grow with partial pritenenii.
The soil 1 part of the garden land, 1 part of coarse sand or perlite and 1 part of peat. Prefers rich soil and loose, and is required for good drainage hole in the pot (pH =” 5.8 – “6.2)
Watering The substrate should be constantly moderately moisturized.
Fertilizer Once in 3-4 weeks, feed on liquid fertilizer. It can be used along with mineral, organic fertilizer.
Reproduction In summer, the apical cuttings, which easily take root in water, sand or peat. Plant several small cuttings in the pot, as they grow, you need to pinch it several times. You can multiply by dividing the bush, as well as seeds.
Bloom Small unremarkable flowers
Transfer Transplant every year, trying not to damage the thin roots, but it is better to grow annually new plants.
Features of care Requires a ventilated room. The plant needs a support, to which it must be tied, suitable for hanging baskets.
Difficulties Pests are rarely hurt rastenie.Pri excessive moisture affects plant root rot. May suffer from too bright light. With insufficient watering can discard the leaves. The plant can lose part of the foliage in autumn. When transplanting badly suffers damage to the root system.
Air cleaning
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