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chrysanthemum / chrysanthemum

It belongs to the Asteraceae family.

General description : Chrysanthemum - flowering plant. This is a bush of 25-30 cm, which you need to regularly cut and pinch. There is an impressive number of varieties of chrysanthemum. Flowers are almost all flowers, in addition to blue, there are varieties with terry inflorescences. It blooms with good care 1,5-2 moons. The most common species is Chrysanthemum morifolium (Chrysanthemum mulberry). He owns large-flowered, small-flowered and cascading forms. Chrysanthemum frutescens (Shrub Chrysanthemum) blooms like daisy flowers with a yellow center and petals of various colors.

If the plant is not thrown away after flowering and left for overwintering in a cold place, the stems are cut short.

Recommendations for the care of the plant Chrysanthemum:

Illumination : Light-loving, shading is needed only in the summer afternoon.

Irrigation mode : Abundant in the period of growth, moderate in winter, the soil should not dry out.

Humidity : Periodic spraying is desirable, but the chrysanthemum is not demanding on the humidity of the atmosphere.

Temperature : Cool, no higher than 10-15 ° C, in the winter period of inactivity at 1-3 ° C. By spring, chrysanthemum should be gradually accustomed to higher temperatures.

Soil : Recommended soil mash: 2 elements of light clay-sod, 2 elements of humus-leaf and 1 fraction of sand.

In the period of growth needs fertilizing 1 time in two weeks fertilizer for flowering plants.

Breeding : cuttings and seeds in the spring, crushing during transplantation.

Transplantation : In spring, young plants annually, mature once a couple of years.

Pests : Affected by the scarlet spider mite (in a dry atmosphere, the leaves and stems are woven over the web), thrips (grayish dots appear on the leaves), aphids (sticky secretions form on the tips of the shoots, buds).

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

Chrysanthemum - Chrysanthemum

chrysanthemum - chrysanthemum

chrysanthemum - chrysanthemum