Pot flower of the chefler: care of the plant
The florist's city apartment is decorated with the mosta variety of plants, many of which come from warm countries. If there is a desire to turn your dwelling into a blossoming oasis, then it will decorate the flower of the prompter - a tall plant, remarkable, thanks to the shape and color of the leaves.
The flower can reach a height of two and a halfmeters and resembles a palm tree. You can grow a plant in the form of a tree or a bush. Leaves, similar in shape to the palm, may be green or other bright (eg, yellow) color. The plant, due to its unusualness and visibility, will undoubtedly delight your guests and bring joy to you. It is necessary to know what care is required by the sheffler to make the plant spectacular.
The flower likes high humidity, sincecomes from the tropics, and safely grows and develops at a temperature of sixteen to twenty-two degrees. It can often be found in countries such as Japan, Australia and China.
At the same time, it is necessary to take into account thatvariegated shepherd is more demanding for wintering conditions. In the room where the plant stands, the temperature should be at least 18 °. A flower with green leaves is able to transfer the temperature perfectly from fourteen to sixteen degrees. If the house grows a prompter, care for the flower should be neat. It is necessary to avoid its overmoistening. Also, the drying out of its roots can be fatal. Moderate watering during the summer period, shortened - in the winter. In summer it is necessary to monitor the humidity of the air. To maintain its required level, it is possible to use a pallet with wet pebbles, on which a plant in a pot is mounted. It is appropriate to wipe the leaves of the flower with a damp cloth. Also useful for a plant is spraying with warm (settled) water. Using cold water for this purpose, it is possible to cause the appearance of blackness on the leaves (and further their falling off).
Regularly during the warm season the sheffler needstake out to air. The plant loves diffused light, but does not tolerate direct rays of the sun. Therefore, care for the shampler requires placing the plant in the penumbra. Most of all love the sun flowers with variegated leaves. During the growth of the plant (from April to September) the shepherd must be fed. It is recommended to make fertilizers in the summer and spring period once every two weeks. Complex products are suitable for this purpose. You can add organic three times a month.
Placing the plant should be at the southern windows. It is necessary to avoid neighborhood with heating devices, since the chef, whose care dictates its tropical origin, does not like dry air. Also it is necessary to avoid drafts. Transplantation of young plants is carried out once a year (in spring), and adults - once every 2-3 years. As ingredients for the preparation of substrate use leaf and sod land, humus and sand. In stores for gardeners, you can buy land specifically designed for palm plants. At the bottom of the flower pot you need to put drainage from the potsherds or claydite.
While cultivating this tropicalplants, it is worth considering that the chefler care for himself dictates cautious. It contains substances that irritate the mucous membrane and skin.