murrayya / murraya
It belongs to the rut family. Fatherland - South and Southeast Asia.
General description : Murray paniculata is a compact evergreen shrub with leathery oval-shaped leaves. Flowers small, white, fragrant. Inflorescences suggest lilac.
The plant is quite unpretentious, easily divorced under room conditions.
Recommendations for the care of the plant Murray:
Illumination : Light-loving, shading is needed only in the summer afternoon.
Irrigation mode : Abundant during growth, moderate in winter. Water with warm soft water.
Humidity : Periodic spraying is desirable, but murray is not demanding on atmospheric humidity. In the summer it is better to place on a fresh atmosphere (in the park or on the balcony).
Temperature condition : In the summer the temperature should be moderate, in the winter cool 15-18 ° С, minimum 12 ° С.
Soil : The soil is slightly acid. When a white lime deposit appears on the ground surface, the upper layer must be replaced.
Recommended soil mash: 1 share of sod, 1 share of leaf, 1 share of peat land, 1 share of humus and 1 share of sand.
During the period of growth, needs fertilizing once a month with complex mineral fertilizers.
Cultivation : In the spring under a glass jar and using phytohormones rooted cuttings. Also seeds.
Transplant : Young plants are transplanted annually, mature, older than three years are transplanted after two years.
Pests : Murray is affected by a scarlet spider mite (in a dry atmosphere, leaves and stems are woven with spiderwebs). Another time may be affected by aphids, especially in summer, in the fresh air. Damaged leaves and the tops of the shoots discolor and dry.
With a small infection, the plant is allowed to help trimming with soapy water and warm washing.
In case of severe injury, spraying with an insecticide solution (actellic, decis, fitoverm, etc.) is recommended.
murrayya - murraya