Ruscus

Ruscus

Life form Bush
Family Asparagaceae
Origin Mediterranean, Caucasus, Southern Crimea
Ease of cultivation Light, needles – extremely hardy plant.
The size Up to 55 cm in height and width.
Growth rate It grows slowly enough
Lifespan Perennial
Temperature In the summer: room temperature, in winter the lower limit is 39,2-42,8 ° F.
Humidity The plant is tolerant to different levels of humidity.
Lighting Scattered light, the east window approaches. It can also grow in partial shade and shadow, easily reconciles with lack of sunlight.
The soil Ready ground is suitable   for lemons. The acidity of the soil can be any. For a soil of own preparation to take:   2 parts of sod land, 1 part of peat land, 1 part of leaf land or humus (leaf earth). Iglitsa easily reconciles with the soil of any composition. Requires a pot with a hole.
Watering Needles require moderate watering. Summer – 3 times a week in winter – 1 day a week, but dry soil is not adjusted. If the temperature is below 57,2 ° F, the soil should be kept almost dry.
Fertilizer From spring to autumn, regularly fed once every 2 weeks with a complex soluble fertilizer.
Reproduction In the spring, when transplanting, dividing the rhizomes. It is possible to propagate by seeds that are sown in a mixture of peat and perlite and germinate at a temperature of 68 ° F. The seeds of the needle are very slow, sometimes within a year. For the acceleration of germination, the preliminary cold stratification of seeds is very useful-the soaked seeds can withstand at low positive temperatures (32-50 ° F). When seedlings reach a height of 7-8 cm, a pick is performed. Then they are seated in separate pots.
Bloom Blossoms in the summer. Flowers are small, white, develop on phyllocladia in the sinus of a small filmy present leaf. Iglatsa – dioecious plant, the male and female flowers on different plants developed; in the case of pollination in their place, red fruits are formed.
Transfer In the spring, once every 2-3 years. They prefer to grow in wide pots to develop a powerful rhizome and a large number of shoots.
Features of care The main feature of butcher that it “psevdolistya” are modified phylloclades – derived stem. The shoots of the needle are often used in the compilation of bouquets. In the spring it is required to cut off the dead shoots to the base.<E> In the summer of useful stand on the street butcher.
Difficulties It is struck by worms on stems and under leaves, and also by a scabbard.
Air cleaning
Toxicity The egg is poisonous


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