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chlorophytum / chlorophytum

It belongs to the lily family. Homeland - South America.

General description : Chlorophytum is one of the most common indoor plants. Long and thin, beautifully curved leaves are green, or with snow-white stripes on the outskirts form a wide rosette. In spring and summer, it blooms with small white flowers on long peduncles. Later flowering on the premises of the inflorescence formed a daughter outlet with aerial roots. Chlorophytum comosus (Chlorophytum crested) is most common.

Chlorophytum - quite unpretentious plant. It clears the atmosphere in place.

Recommendations for the care of the plant Chlorophytum:

Illumination : Needs bright but diffused light.

Irrigation mode : Abundant in the period of growth, moderate in winter, the soil should always be wet.

Humidity : Requires regular spraying and washing in the shower. Keep away from drafts and remove from central heating.

Temperature condition : Moderate, in the winter in any way not below 18 ° C.

Soil : Recommended soil hash: 2 sod, 1 share of humus, 1 share of leafy soil and 1 share of sand.

In the period of growth needs fertilizing 1 time in 2 weeks with complex fertilizers for decorative leafy plants.

Breeding : Child rosettes and crushing during transplantation.

Transplant : Young plants are transplanted annually, mature, older than three years are transplanted after a couple of years, but annually replace the upper layer of the earth.

Pests : Affected by a spider mite (in a dry atmosphere, leaves and stalks are woven over with a spider web), scutes (brown leaves on leaves and stalks, leaving sticky secretions).

The plant is allowed to help trimming with soapy water, warm washing and spraying actellic (1-2 ml per liter of water).

Chlorophytum - Chlorophytum

chlorophytum - chlorophytum