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Eucharis (Amazonian lily) / eucharis

It belongs to the Amaryllis family. Fatherland - Central and South America.

General description : The only indoor-grown species is Eucharis grandiflora (Eucharis grandiflora). This is a flowering bulbous plant. Flowers are similar to daffodils in shape, snow-white in color, with a very flattering smell, gathered in umbrella inflorescences on long peduncles. Blossoms a couple of times a year - at the end of the summer and in the spring A couple of periods of inactivity later than flowering know.

Recommendations for the care of the plant Euharis:

Illumination : Needs bright but diffused light.

Irrigation mode : Abundant during the flowering period, outlandish in the dormant period.

Humidity : Requires regular spraying and wiping leaves with a damp, soft cloth.

Temperature condition : Optimum 18-20 ° С, minimum 16 ° С.

Soil : Recommended soil mash: 2 sods, 1 leaf fraction, 1 share of peat land, 1 share of rotted mullein, 1 share of sand.

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

Breeding : Daughter bulbs.

Transplant : Transplanted after flowering, at what time the pot is made close (the roots begin to grow through the drainage holes), 1 time in several years. Transplanted carefully, keeping the earthen room. The root system is superficial, so the pot is forced to be wide, but not deep.

Pests : Affected by shields (brown leaves on leaves and stems, leaving sticky secretions), thrips (grayish dots appear on leaves).

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

Eucharis (Amazon lily) - Eucharis

Eucharis (Amazon lily) - Eucharis

Eucharis (Amazonian lily) - eucharis

Eucharis (Amazonian lily) - eucharis