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gynura / gynura

Refers to the family Compositae. Fatherland - the tropical belt of South and East Asia, Africa, Fr. Madagascar.


General description : Usually in a room conditions a pair of species is bred:

Gynura sarmentosa (Gynura wattle). This ampel plant, it is grown because of velvety leaves, an unusual purple hue. Type of leaf is ovoid, with serrated edges. Spring ginura blooms in small inflorescences, similar to a dandelion. They are usually cut off at once because of an unwanted odor.

Ginura is unpretentious and hastily grows up.

Gynura aurantiaca (Ginura orange) is larger and its stems are erect. She is not so beautiful.

Recommendations for the care of the plant Gynur:

Illumination : photophilous, requires direct sunlight.

Irrigation regime : Abundant during the growth period, moderate in winter.

Air humidity : Adores high humidity, humidity of the atmosphere is maintained by placing pots on a pallet with pebbles or claydite, which is continuously moistened. It is allowed to spray additionally, but not in the sunny time.

Temperature regime : Moderate, in summer 20-22 ° C, in winter 15-18 ° C.

Soil: Recommended soil mishmash: 1 share of clay-sod land, 1 share of leaf land, 1 share of peat, 1 share of humus and 1/2 elements of sand. During the growth period, it needs fertilizing once every three weeks with liquid complex fertilizers.

Breeding : Cuttings gurinura easily root in a period of growth.

Transplantation : In the spring, annually. Ginura hastily sprouts, her branches are bare, so in a couple of years it's better to root fresh cuttings.

Pests : It is infrequent.

Ginura - Gynura

gynura - gynura