Syzygium

Syzygium

Life form Bush
Family Myrtaceae
Origin Moluccas, East India, from East Asia to Malaysia
Ease of cultivation Easy with small difficulties
The size Can reach heights of up to 1-1.5 m in room conditions
Growth rate It grows quite intensively
Lifespan Perennial
Temperature Summer prefers room temperature, in winter it is desirable to keep the temperature at 64,4 ° F, the minimum that the plant can withstand – 32 ° F.
Humidity High, it is desirable perioidicheski plant spray is useful to put the pot in the wet gravel.
Lighting Sunny place with a light shading. Ideal for the eastern window. May, for a limited period of time, withstand low light conditions. In very bright sun, a leaf burn is possible.
The soil Ready-made rich weakly acidic soil   general purpose. For a soil of own preparation to take:   2 parts of sod land, 1 part of coarse-grained sand or perlite, 1 part of wet peat, 1 part of humus, 1 part of leaf land, 1 part of sand. You can use soil based on peat with the addition of sand or perlite and a small amount of humus. Good drainage and a pot with a hole is required.
Watering Abundantly watered (especially on hot days) soft water once a week in summer and in winter every 7-10 days, avoiding drying earthen coma.
Fertilizer From spring to autumn, every 2 weeks, a complex fertilizer, rich in nitrogen and potassium. It is useful to use organic fertilizers.
Reproduction Propagation by apical cuttings in summer at a soil temperature of 77 ° F. The sections were treated kornevinom. Plant cuttings in a mixture of peat and perlite and cover with a film. Rooted under conditions of non-directional light.It can be propagated by seeds syzygium in January-March, which remain viable for only a month. They are sown to the surface of the substrate from peat and sand, the top is lightly sprinkled with soil, covered with polyethylene and germinated in scattered light at a temperature of not lower than 71,6 ° F. Seeds germinate within 3-4 weeks. It is necessary to dive the seedlings in a timely manner (in the stage of two leaflets). In the future, it is necessary to form the crown, pinching the sprout at the correct height.Sprouts should be placed in conditions of bright scattered light and kept at a temperature of 64,4 ° F during the day and 57,2 ° F at night.
Bloom In the summer there are white flowers with stamens mnogochilennymi collected semiumbels.
Transfer Young – every year, in the spring. Adult plants syzygium transplanted every 2-3 years. Old plants only change the top layer of the soil.
Features of care Syzygium fragrant – spice plant, as spices (known as cloves) use it tight buds, which requires pre-dried. For the summer it is good to take the plant in the garden, but in this case it can not be placed in direct sun. The plant does not like drafts. It requires regular pruning in the spring and topping. Shrub can be given any shape. A plant suitable forbonsai.
Difficulties Affected red spider mites, mealybugs. Syzygium also affected special psylla -Trioza eugeniae, which lays yellow oval eggs on the edge of the young leaves. From pests get rid of insecticides. With excessive watering, it is possible to develop root rot.Stems lengthen and pale leaves with a lack of light. Vytyanivaetsya plant in dim light or excessive irrigation.
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