Brugmansia (nomination) — care at home
Large plant with hanging down yellow or pink flowers that have a unique flavor, is called brugmansia.
To the flower grew well, and the bloom was beautiful, you need to follow certain rules of care.
Cultivation of brugmansia
Location and lighting
In summer the plant can be kept in the garden, on the balcony, in the cold season because of its replaybility it should be in a more comfortable environment.
Well it feels in a spacious room, which always gets enough light, and likes direct sunlight. If you place brugmansia in the shade, it will grow, but likely will not bloom.
In the summer the most comfortable temperature is +23-25°C In winter, better keep the flower indoors with a low temperature of not more than +15°C. In very warm room the plant often drops leaves.
Watering and humidity
Summer brugmansia needs abundant watering: soil only give a little to dry. In winter, reduce watering, watering as necessary to sustain datory.
But if it contains the same temperature as in summer, the watering does not change.
The level of humidity is not important. Only in the hot summer, the leaves sprayed, so that the moisture falling on the flowers.
If the winter it is close to the radiators, it also periodically sprayed. In addition, regular hydration is necessary and young and newly transplanted plants.
In the summer every week brugmansia feed the complex mineral-organic fertilizer, considering that the onset of flowering, it need more phosphorus and potassium.
If in winter the plant is kept in a warm environment, fertilize once a month when kept in the cold, feeding is stopped.
Transplantation and propagation
Brugmansia transplanted when the roots fill the entire pot. While the plant is young, it has to do more often, adults usually require annual replanting.
During this procedure, try not to damage the root system. Adult flower pot are large, light in color, with good drainage. The soil should contain loam soil, peat, humus.
The reproduction is produced through cuttings, cuttings and seeds. For the first method, the annual shoots are cut with a length of 20 cm, root in water and planted in soil.
For reproduction by layering in the escape, which has a diameter of not less than 2 cm, make a cut that needs to be treated with a stimulator of the formation of roots and wrap in a substrate and polyethylene.
Appeared the cuttings then planted in the ground. Seeds are sown in February in the vicinity of the earth before the appearance of the seedlings kept under wrap.
Pests and fight with them
The nomination is subject to the attack of pests such as whiteflies, spider mites, thrips and aphids.
The appearance of insects, the leaves are wiped with a swab dipped in soapy water, and treated with «Actellic» or «Vitafarma».