Radermachera

Radermachera

Life form Shrub, tree
Family Bignoniaceae
Origin China
Ease of cultivation Easy with small difficulties
The size It can reach a height of 1.5 m, but it is better to form compact shrubs up to 60-70 cm.
Growth rate It grows rapidly: by 15-30 cm per year.
Lifespan Perennial
Temperature In the summer: room temperature, at an elevated temperature, the growth rate increases, in winter at room temperature growth also continues, but in case of insufficient illumination, it is better to maintain a temperature of 59 ° F in order to avoid stretching the shoots.
Humidity It is desirable to have a high humidity of at least 60%, daily spraying with soft water at room temperature is required.
Lighting A bright diffused light is required. It transfers light shading, however, when there is a lack of light, the plant quickly loses the lower leaves. Especially need bright lighting in the winter.
The soil Requires a rich light humus soil with the addition of peat and sand.   For a soil of own preparation to take:   1 part of garden earth, 1 part of coarse sand or perlite, 1/2 parts peat or humus ground sheet portion 1, can add coal pieces. Good drainage is required, for example, the bottom layer of bricks, the top layer 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 3-4 weeks. For the plant, it is very good to use organic fertilizers, alternating them with mineral fertilizers.
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. The lower pair of leaves are removed, and the cut is processed with a rootstock. For rooting, cover the stalk with a film. Rooted cuttings for 2-4 pcs. planted in one pot.You can propagate seeds that are planted in separate pots to a depth of 1.5 cm, germinate at a temperature of not less than 35,61 ° F. After the shoot, the pots are transferred to a bright place. A month later, a complex fertilizer is introduced, and after the seedlings grow up, they are transplanted into larger pots. The plant is multiplied by layers. For this, shoot up to half slanting is cut in a few centimeters from the bottom of a pair of leaves, a chip is inserted into the incision so that it does not overgrow, treat it with a rootstock and overlay the incision site with moss or a mixture of moist peat with sand. Tie with polyethylene or foil. After 3-4 weeks, when the roots appear, the top of the rooted shoot is cut and planted.
Bloom Yellow fragrant flowers are bell-shaped. In the room, it does not bloom.
Transfer Until the age of three, they are transplanted annually in spring into a pot 2-3 cm larger than the previous one, without burrowing the root collar. The plant is growing quite rapidly, so its roots are cut or placed spirally in a pot during transplantation. The old plants are transplanted every 2-3 years.
Features of care Requires regular pruning. In the summer, it is advisable to take the plant out into the street in a shady place.
Difficulties It is affected by a spider mite, aphids, chervets and whiteflies. The leaves of the plant grow smaller and paler, shoots stretch out when there is a lack of light. Young leaves are too small for lack of nutrients. The leaves can dry out at the edge and tine, on the leaf blade, dry tissue sites are cut in too dry air or as a result of sunburn. The lower leaves turn yellow and fall off as a result of the process of natural aging.
Air cleaning
Toxicity


Related posts
Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *