gynura / gynura
It belongs to the Asteraceae family. Fatherland - the tropical belt of South and East Asia, Africa, Fr. Madagascar.
General description : Usually, in room conditions, a pair of species is bred:
Gynura sarmentosa (Gynura weaving). This ampelous plant, it is grown because of the velvety leaves, an unusual purple hue. The leaf is ovoid, with jagged edges. In the spring ginura blooms small buds, like a dandelion. They are usually cut off at once due to an undesirable smell.
Ginura unpretentious and quickly 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 Ginura:
Illumination : Light-requiring, requires direct sunlight.
Irrigation mode : Abundant during growth, moderate in winter.
Humidity : Adores high humidity, atmospheric humidity is maintained by placing the pots on a tray with pebbles or expanded clay, which is continuously moistened. Allowed to additionally spray, but not in sunny season.
Temperature : Moderate, in the summer of 20-22 ° C, in the winter of 15-18 ° C.
Soil: Recommended soil hash: 1 share of clay-sod land, 1 share of leafy land, 1 share of peat, 1 share of humus and 1/2 elements of sand. In the period of growth needs fertilizing 1 time in three weeks with liquid complex fertilizers.
Breeding : Guinera cuttings rooted easily during the growth period.
Transplant : In the spring, every year. Ginura grows hastily, its branches become bare, so after a couple of three years it is better to root fresh cuttings.
Pests : Rarely affected.
ginura - gynura